PANELS & EVENTS Mondo Talk Mondo Creative Directors discuss the creative process behind Mondo’s work, showing how the team works with artists to arrive at final images. The panel will include a presentation of alternate concepts and a look at some of the biggest releases of the year. The Art of Toys and Collectibles A behind-the-scenes look at the Mondo collectibles line with Creative Director of Toys/Collectibles Brock Otterbacher & a number of special guests. This panel will give fans a look into the toy making process along with a few upcoming release teases! Pop-Up Record Shop Continuing in the tradition of this year’s Audyssey pop-up shop, Mondo & Death Waltz Recording Co. are pleased to present the premiere destination for indie soundtrack labels to interact directly with their fans. We have returning favorites from last year as well as some amazing newcomers. We will be carrying selections of our favorite titles from our friends at Data Discs, Tiger Lab, Milan, Light In The Attic, One Way Static,Waxwork Records,Terrorvision Records,Lunaris Records, Monster Worship,Ship To Shore Records,Strange Disc and more! William Stout Career Retrospective MondoCon welcomes back the legendary William Stout for a look into his incredible career, which includes design work on over 35 feature films – both Conan the Barbarian films, The Hitcher,Invaders From Mars, First Blood and Return of the Living Dead. This panel will include a myriad of artwork & illustrations from over the years and never-before-told stories about Stout’s time in the industry. Underscore: A Soundtrack Panel Record Label Manager Spencer Hickman & Production Manager Mo Shafeek discuss the creative process behind Mondo & Death Waltz’s soundtrack releases. The panel will also include insight into the production process of Vinyl manufacturing for independent labels. Featuring special guest panelists from various other soundtrack labels, distribution and authorities of the medium, as well as announcements and artwork reveals of forthcoming soundtrack releases. VACVVM Artist Panel Members of the illustration collective THE VACVVM discuss the advantages of working with each other, the synergy of a collaborative artistic environment and share information about projects past and future. Live mural painting by Sam Wolfe Connelly Sam Wolfe Connelly will be creating a live mural throughout MondoCon to give a fascinating look into the artistic process! Adventures In Design MondoCon in Lounge Sit in as Mark Brickey, host of the podcast Adventures in Design, interviews MondoCon artists and guests live throughout both days of the convention.