In its fifth year, MondoCon is bigger than ever. In the convention’s program, co-founder and creative director Mitch Putnam mentioned this year’s con is “the first time it actually feels like we’ve hit our full potential.” Honestly, I couldn’t agree more. Movie, music, and comic book fans love Mondo for all of the rad collector items they make. Hell, I’m one of them. People line up for hours (and even camp out overnight) to get their hands on the latest releases, and this year was no different. I had the pleasure of attending this year’s two-day convention, which by far was their biggest and best event yet.
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In case you hadn’t heard, Mondo will slowly be releasing all of the soundtracks to the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. They started with a bit of a softball by releasing Ant-Man and the Wasp back in April, but now they’re giving one of Marvel’s best soundtracks the vinyl treatment.
Ludwig Göransson‘s score for Black Panther pulses and thumps into your ears throughout blockbuster superhero movie, and now you can finally bring it home to your stereo system on a new collectible Mondo vinyl soundtrack featuring the complete score on a 3xLP. Check out the new Mondo Black Panther vinyl soundtrack below. Read More »
Today at /Film we have a contest that’s out of this world. And by that I mean it’s related to Men In Black: International. In honor of the Men in Black sequel’s home media release, we’re giving away one copy of the film on Blu-ray along with a Mondo poster created by Francesco Francavilla. One lucky winner could score both of these items – it could even be you. Details below. Read More »
A couple of years ago, Mondo – the company best known for selling stylish pop culture art – expanded out into creating board games, including one based on the John Carpenter film The Thing. The company has released a few other games since then, but perhaps none as interesting as Unmatched, which is a collaboration with Restoration Games. The tabletop/card game is a game system in which players move miniatures around on a board while using cards to attack and defend, and the game’s title comes from its ridiculous match-ups of characters: Robin Hood vs. Bigfoot, for example.
Soon, some of the characters from Steven Spielberg’s 1993 classic Jurassic Park will become playable characters in Unmatched – yes, including the film’s raptors. Get the details about this new Jurassic Park Mondo collaboration below. Read More »
When it comes to collectible art and vinyl soundtracks commemorating our favorite films and television shows, there’s almost no one better than Mondo. But every now and then, the company also likes to dip their toe into the collectible toy arena, and sometimes they do it in a truly weird way that only Mondo can deliver. And that’s what brings us to their latest endeavor: Mondoids.
The new Mondoids are said to come from the planet Mondoida, and they’ve come to our planet to make friends and eat snacks. That might be hard though since they appear as gnarly, slimy, gross versions of characters from Gremlins, Friday the 13th, Jurassic Park, Marvel Comics, and more. Get a look at the first wave of Mondoids figures available now. Read More »
Mondo has announced the first wave of their San Diego Comic-Con exclusive releases, and the first two items will please vinyl soundtrack collectors very much.
Blade Runner 2049 and Who Framed Roger Rabbit are both getting new vinyl soundtrack releases that (at first) you’ll only be able to get at the convention in San Diego. Check out both of the Mondo SDCC exclusive vinyl releases below. Read More »
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to drop even more money on vinyl. Specifically, the Mission: Impossible – Fallout vinyl soundtrack, which is about to HALO-jump onto turntables everywhere thanks to Mondo. Featuring the pulse-quickening film score from Lorne Balfe, the Mission: Impossible – Fallout vinyl soundtrack release goes on sale this week.
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Holy octogenarian, Batman! The Caped Crusader first debuted in the pages of Detective Comics back in 1939, which makes him 80 years old this year. To celebrate the anniversary, Mondo Gallery in Austin, Texas is hosting a brand new show called 80 Years of Batman this summer, and you can see some of the pieces that will be on display below. Read More »
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Your hip vinyl collections are about to get a whole lot more super. Marvel Music and Hollywood Records are teaming up with Mondo to bring the soundtracks of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to vinyl. Starting with Christophe Beck’s score for Ant-Man and The Wasp, Marvel Mondo vinyls will be rolled out with the typically stylish cover designs that we’ve come to expect of the collectibles company. Check out the eye-catching Mondo vinyl cover art for Ant-Man and the Wasp first.
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Today is opening day for Major League Baseball! But even if you don’t care about the sport itself, there’s a good chance you still love the 1993 coming of age sports comedy that Mondo is honoring today.
The Sandlot is one of those classic kids sports movies that studios don’t really make anymore. Oddly enough, this one doesn’t hail from Disney, though it does come from the studio they just acquired: 20th Century Fox. You might be mourning the loss of Fox, but today you can celebrate The Sandlot with a set of new prints and enamel pins created by artists Matt Ryan Tobin and Dave Perillo. Check out The Sandlot prints and pins below. Read More »