MONDOCON 2015 IS ALMOST UPON US
Mondocon has a stellar lineup of artists, panels and exhibitors for MondoCon 2015, taking place October 3rd – 4th at The Marchesa Hall & Theater in Austin, TX the weekend following Fantastic Fest.
The convention brings together unique guests from a variety of areas to celebrate film, music, art, and toys with the world’s finest artists, designers, toy creators, directors, composers and more. This year, the convention will be taking advantage of additional exhibitor & event space in the neighboring Holiday Inn Midtown Conference Center.
A live score event, guests in attendance and a preview of Mondo items that will be at the convention including the Army of Darkness LP and a “Lil Mikey” collectible variant only available at MondoCon. On the schedule are Panels that include The Art of Toys and Collectibles, Pop Up Record Shop, William Stout Career Retrospective, Soundtrack Panel, Vacvvm Artist Panel, Umberto ‘Pieces’ Live Score Event, Toy Masters Documentary (Free Daytime Screening), Live mural painting by Sam Wolfe Connelly, and Adventures In Design MondoCon in Lounge
Artists & Exhibitors In Attendance
The Dude Designs, Hi-Def Ninja, Kevin Tong, Mike Saputo, Stan & Vince, William Stout, Matthew Woodson, NC Winters, Florian Bertmer, Martin Ansin, Oliver Barrett, Richey Beckett, Andy Belanger, Burlesque of North America, Scott C, Becky Cloonan, Daniel Danger, Draplin Design Co., Jason Edmiston, Brian Ewing, Francesco Francavilla, Ken Garduno, JJ Harrison, Tom Haubrick, Jock, Rob Jones, Landland, Middle of Beyond, Mike Mitchell, Olly Moss, Ciro Nieli, Randy Ortiz, Phantom City Creative, Gary Pullin, Dave Rapoza, JC Richard, Rockin’ Jelly Bean, Arik Roper, Todd Slater, Static Medium, Ken Taylor, Matt Taylor, Unbox Industries, The Vacvvm, Waxwork Records, Bernie Wrightson, and WBYK.
Mondo will have several new items for sale at MondoCon including the Army Of Darkness Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on vinyl and a MondoCon exclusive variant of the “Lil Mikey” collectible figure.
MondoCon will also feature new poster premieres from Ken Taylor, Martin Ansin, Kevin Tong, Aaron Horkey, Tom Whalen
Lil Mikey goes old school with the MondoCon exclusive variant of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle figure based on artist Mike Mitchell’s Just Like Us series. The Lil Mikey Red & Gray Variant harkens back to when the TMNT comics were Black & White and all of the turtles donned red masks. This version is limited to 100.
What’s on the menu: Food Trucks
Frank (Hot dogs and fries), Micklethwait Craft Meats (Traditional BBQ), Shhmaltz (Vegan and Vegetarian Central European), Stony’s Pizza (Pies whole or by the slice), Arlo’s Austin (Vegan comfort food; burgers and tacos), Therapy Coffee, (Tea and coffee) and an AMFM Magazine favorite, Kebabilicious (Turkish style wraps).
Tickets are available now. MondCon Single day tickets are $45 and 2-day tickets are $90. Ticketing link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mondocon-2015-tickets-16643535262 Visit the MondoCon official site and follow Mondo on Twitter for more updates: Mondo-Con.com Twitter.com/MondoNews