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Mondo announces First MondoCon

We’re looking forward to Fantastic Fest even more now that Mondo has announce MondoCon. Keep reading for more details on this celebration of art and pop culture.

Official Press Release:

Mondo is thrilled to officially announce its inaugural MondoCon event, set to coincide with the first weekend of Fantastic Fest on September 20 & 21 at The Marchesa Hall & Theater in Austin, TX. The convention will bring together unique guests from a variety of areas to celebrate film, music, art, and toys with the world’s finest artists, designers, illustrators, painters, toy creators as well as directors, composers and more. The convention will offer new artwork and products as well as panels and special screenings.

A full schedule of events will be unveiled in the coming months, but for now Mondo is excited to present the first round of guests in attendance, including fan favorite artists & legends like celebrated comics artist & Hellboy creator, Mike Mignola, Basil Gogos, Geof Darrow and Bernie Wrightson. To mark the occasion, Mondo is also announcing Mignola’s poster for The Bride of Frankenstein.

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FIRST ROUND OF GUESTS IN ATTENDANCE:

  • Richey Beckett
  • Basil Gogos
  • Gary Pullin
  • Anne Benjamin
  • JJ Harrison
  • Arik Roper
  • Geof Darrow
  • Jock Jay Shaw
  • Jason Edmiston
  • Phantom City Creative
  • Tiny Kitten Teeth
  • Francesco Francavilla
  • Mike Mignola
  • Bernie Wrightson

Mondo has expanded in recent years to include a world-renowned gallery, becoming passionate purveyors of art, vinyl, VHS and a brand new area that was cryptically teased with this Iron Giant tweet.  MondoCon will celebrate all of this and more, a chance for fants of film, art, collectibles & music to mix with their creators.

Tickets for MondoCon will go sale Wednesday, June 4 at Mondo-Con.com. Single day tickets will are $35 and full weekend tickets are $70. A full weekend ticket to MondoCon will be included with all VIP badges for Fantastic Fest.

 

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