This Week in Posters: 7/15/13 COMIC-CON EDITION!

Welcome to a special COMIC-CON EDITION of This Week in Posters! Here’s just a small sample of some of the amazing prints and posters you’ll be able to snag this year at San Diego Comic Con!



Mondo will be holding three exclusive signings this year, and will be releasing even more posters over the course of the con. For more details on the prints pictured, as well as unannounced releases, visit the Mondo blog.

The following artists will be present at Mondo’s booth to sign their screenprints pictured below:

Thursday, July 18th: Martin Ansin, “Conan the Barbarian”
Friday, July 19th: Drew Struzan, “The Dark Tower”
Saturday, July 20th: Olly Moss, “Spirited Away” and “Howl’s Moving Castle”

“Conan the Barbarian” by Martin Ansin: 24″x36″ screen print, hand numbered and signed, edition of 450, $50.

“Conan the Barbarian” Variant by Martin Ansin. 24″x36″ screen print, hand numbered and signed, edition of 225, $75.

“The Dark Tower” by Drew Struzan. 20″x36″ 22-color screen print, hand numbered and signed, edition of 450, $275.

“Spirited Away” and “Howl’s Moving Castle” by Olly Moss. 20″x36″ screen prints, hand numbered and signed. editions of 225 each, $90 each.

Also available from Mondo are three SDCC-exclusive Pacific Rim prints by Kevin Tong, Vania Zouravliov, and Ash Thorp.

Kevin Tong

Vania Zouravliov


Ash Thorp


For the eighth year in a row, contemporary art magazine Hi-Fructose is coming to Comic-Con with some of the coolest art you’ll see all week.

“Keeper” by Audrey Kawasaki, 18″x18″ (with 1/8″ white border included), edition of 200, $150.

“Things Unsaid” by Audrey Kawasaki, 14″×22 3/4″ (with 1/8″ white border included), edition of 200, $140.

Audrey Kawasaki will be at the Hi-Fructose booth, signing and releasing the prints on the the following schedule:

Friday, July 19th: 1am – 3pm (with a break from 1 – 2pm), Releasing print #1 “Keeper”
Saturday, July 20th: 11am – 3pm, (with a break from 1 – 2pm), Releasing print #2 “Things Unsaid”

For more information, check the Hi-Fructose blog, or Audrey’s blog.

“Red Skull” by Luke Chueh, 12”x15” screenprint on birch wood, edition of 50, $75.
More information available on the Hi-Fructose blog.

“Pancakes” by Junko Mizuno, 14”x17” screenprint on wood, edition of 50, $125.
More information available on the Hi-Fructose blog, or Junko’s website.


Gallery Nucleus will be located at Booth #2743, with tables for Becky Dreistadt & Frank Gibson, Johane Matte, Kazu Kibuishi & Jason Caffoe, Mike Mitchell, Olly Moss, and Scott C. all five days of the con. Check out their schedule below for even more artists.

Thursday, July 18th: Jed Henry (10am – 2pm), Rick “Dienzo” Blanco (2pm – 3pm), William Wray (3pm – 4pm), Jake Parker (4pm – 5pm), Mindy Lee (5pm – 6pm)
Friday, July 19th: Jed Henry (10am – 2pm), Chris Appelhans (2pm – 4pm), Jake Parker (4pm – 5pm), Mindy Lee (5pm – 6pm), Junko Mizuno (6pm – 7pm)
Saturday, July 20th: Jed Henry (10am – 2pm), Chris Appelhans (2pm – 4pm), Jake Parker (4pm – 5pm), Patrick Awa (5pm – 6pm), Alina Chau (6pm – 7pm)
Sunday, July 21st: Jed Henry (10am – 2pm)

The SoCal-based gallery will be debuting exclusive new shirts in addition to as the new prints below. More information on the Gallery Nucleus website.

Mushroom by Mike Mitchell 12″ x 12″ $50 edition of 100

Pyramid House by Scott C. 20″ x 31″ $85

Heroes by Olly Moss 8.5″ x 11″ $40 edition of 100


Mike Mitchell will debuting multiple prints, including new Just Like Us prints “Casual Friday” and “Roasting Marshmallows”, in addition to several new entries into the SUPERs series. Check Mike’s blog for updates and previews of what else he has debuting at the convention.

“Casual Friday” by Mike Mitchell

“Roasting Marshmallows” by Mike Mitchell


Olly’s blog has the full rundown, but here’s a quick peek at the goodies he’ll be bringing to San Diego.

Video game villain doodles by Olly Moss. 5”x5” giclees, editions of 100 each, $20 each.

“Ski Free” by Olly Moss, 16”x24” 3-color screen print, edition of 150, $40.

“Spider-Boobs” and “Join or Die” Artist Proofs by Olly Moss, 11”x14” letterpress prints, extremely limited quantities, $50 each.


Joining Mike Mitchell and Olly Moss at the Gallery Nucleus booth, Scott C.’s SDCC releases include the following:


“Caring for Others” and “The Retreat” by Scott C.
More information on Scott’s C.’s blog.


Comic-Con is jam-packed with cool stuff, so chances are that you’ll be spending your hard-earned dollars on things other than pretty pieces of paper. But that doesn’t mean you won’t still be able to get in on the fun! Beginning on preview night (Wednesday, July 17th), two pieces of concept art from Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier will be available in poster form for free at the Marvel Booth (#2329)! Get the details over at

“Thor: The Dark World” concept art by Charlie Wen

Captain America: The Winter Soldier concept art by Ryan Meinerding

About Isabel Hsu

Isabel is a film student, comic book lover, movie theater addict, Boston sports fanatic, poster print hoarder, and pop culture junkie. She's also probably shorter than you. Twitter: @isabelhsu_.

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