Apple Announces Product(RED) Gift Cards For Black Friday

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Apple has released information on the Product(RED) iTunes Gift Cards that it will be giving out with qualifying purchases on Black Friday, with a percentage of each Gift Card donated to the (RED) Global Fund. Qualifying products include the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, all iPad Air and iPad mini models, iPod touch, iPod nano, Apple TV, all current iMac and MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models, and Beats Headphones and Speakers. iPhone and iPad buyers will receive a $50 gift card, Mac buyers a $100 card, and iPod, Apple TV, and Beats buyers will receive a $25 card. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus purchases are limited to two gift cards per household, as are iPad Air and iPad mini purchases.

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Happy Thanksgiving From THE FIRE WIRE

Wishing a very healthy and happy Thanksgiving to friends, family and all of the readers of THE FIRE WIRE!

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Art by Tom Whalen from Dark Hall Mansion

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Stan Lee To Sign 75 Years of Marvel Book At Taschen Books In Beverly Hills On December 5, 2014

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Stan Lee and Roy Thomas will sign copies of 75 Years of Marvel at Taschen Books in Beverly Hills on December 5, 2014. Pre-order is encouraged to guarantee your signed copy. First-come, first served, with limited availability.

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A Hulk-sized tome spanning eight decades of the heroic rise of Marvel as it magically mutated from 1939’s four-color upstart to a 1960s pop-culture dynamo to current Hollywood heavy hitter. With essays by comics historian Roy Thomas and a huge fold-out timeline that chronicles the entire Marvel history.

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The XL-format book includes:

- More than 700 pages of near 2,000 images including vintage comic books, one-of-a-kind original art, behind-the-scenes photographs and film stills, as well as rare toys and collectibles

- A four-foot accordion-fold timeline

- Biographies of more than 300 artists, writers, editors, and famous fans who helped shape Marvel’s history

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RSVP to (310) 274-4300 or store-beverly@taschen.com to reserve.

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MONDO Announces 2014 Black Friday Releases Including A Pulp Fiction Print By Laurent Durieux

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Black Friday is this week! In honor of Pulp Fiction’s 20th Anniversary, MONDO will be releasing a timed edition poster by Laurent Durieux. The edition will be open until 11:59pm on Monday, Dec. 1st, and there is no limit on the number of prints you can purchase. We’ll be donating 10% of the proceeds to the Sally Menke Fellowship. You can find out more info on this partnership on their blog.

Additionally, they’ll have mWo t-shirts & sweatshirts, two versions of The Iron Giant Soundtrack with artwork by Jason Edmiston & Jay Shaw, Run Coyote Run on VHS, and a Mondo Thrasher T-Shirt.

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Pulp Fiction (regular version)
Artist: Laurent Durieux
Edition: TBD
Dimensions: 36″ x 24″
Price: $60
Sale date: 11/28 – 12/1 (follow @MondoNews for exact sale time)

Gremlins and Fargo Sweaters

Holiday knit sweaters with designs by Middle of Beyond.

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Fargo sweater ($85): http://mondotees.com/products/fargo-knit-sweater

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Gremlins sweater ($85): http://mondotees.com/products/gremlins-knit-sweater

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles “Lil Mikey” Figure

“Lil Mikey” is Mondo’s very first toy collectible. Based on artist Mike Mitchell’s screen print series, Just Like Us, “Lil Mikey” is a direct translation of his Michelangelo artwork. Featuring an articulated head, and accurate TMNT ice cream on a popsicle stick. ($85)

Order link: http://mondotees.com/products/lil-mikey-vinyl-figure-toy

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Guardians of The Galaxy Vinyl

Limited edition, deluxe release of Guardians of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Volume 1 soundtrack is pressed on 180 gram Purple Infinity Stone colored vinyl, and housed in a screen printed single sleeve jacket. Each album contains one of nine randomly inserted screen printed handbills. Artwork by Tyler Stout. ($50

Order link: http://mondotees.com/collections/music/products/guardians-of-the-galaxy-pre-order

The Iron Giant Vinyl

The Iron Giant Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Michael Kamen on vinyl for the very first time with two incredible package designs from artists Jason Edmiston and Jay Shaw. 2XLP, remastered for vinyl by James Plotkin. Cut at 45RPM for best possible sound quality.

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Version A – Featuring brand new, hand painted artwork by Jason Edmiston. Pressed on 180 gram black and randomly inserted steel grey vinyl.

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Version B – Artwork and package design by Jay Shaw. Pressed on 180 gram vinyl and housed in a metal embossed slip case.

The online sale for both versions begins on Black Friday (11/28).

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mWo T-Shirt

Available in White/Black & Red/Black. $25

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mWo Sweatshirt

Available for $45

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Mondo Thrasher T-Shirt

Available for $25

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Run Coyote Run VHS

Released by Mondo Video and Bleeding Skull! Video. Available on Black Cassette. Includes Minimum Underdrive No. 3 Zine and mini-poster by Jimmy Giegerich. Directed by James Bryan. 1987 / Color / 72 minutes. $25

Please follow MONDO on Twitter for the on sale announcement. These items will be available online at a random time on Friday, November 28th.

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Poster For The Peanuts Movie

20th Century Fox has released the new poster for The Peanuts Movie featuring Snoopy and Woodstock dreaming big.

In The Peanuts Movie, a 3D, CGI-animated comedic adventure, Snoopy, the world’s most lovable beagle – and flying ace! – embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home.

The most popular and influential comic strip of all time, “Peanuts” was read every day by 355 million people in 75 countries. In addition to the famous strip, “Peanuts” holiday television specials such as “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” have won Emmys and continue to be among the highest rated prime time TV specials.

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BOBA Sculpture By Luke Chueh & Flabslab

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First seen as a painting and then prints by Luke Chueh, the infamous bounty hunter Boba Fett will be available as a 9.5″ resin sculpture ($300).

BOBA will be released soon as a limited edition statue and the viewfinder is detachable for safe and easy shipping.

Click HERE for more information.

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Hot Wheels Elite Arkham Knight: Cult Classic Batmobile

Hot Wheels Elite has announced this (1:18 Version) Arkham Knight: Cult Classic Batmobile ($160) due in March 2015. The vehicle is based on the video game developed by Rocksteady Studios.

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Jurassic World Trailer

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Universal Pictures has released the trailer for Jurassic World.

Opening in 3D, 2D and IMAX theaters on June 12, 2015, the anticipated movie stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Jake Johnson, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D’Onofrio, BD Wong, Omar Sy, Judy Greer, Katie McGrath, Lauren Lapkus and Andy Buckley.

Jurassic World is a sci-fi terror adventure set 22 years after the horrific events of the original Jurassic Park.

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The Flash vs. Arrow 2 Night Event Begins December 2, 2014 On The CW

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Get ready for the epic clash between your favorite heroes. The Flash vs. Arrow 2 night event begins Tuesday, December 2, 2014!

The episode is aptly titled “Flash vs Arrow,” and it will pit Oliver Queen against Barry Allen in a head-to-head superhero showdown that’s been in the works for a long time.

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“The Flash” kicks things off on December 2nd with Team Arrow – Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), John Diggle (David Ramsey) and Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) — landing in Central City as characters from both shows team up try to track down a rage-inducing meta-human.

The following night (December 3rd), it’s back to Starling City on “Arrow” episode “The Bold and the Brave,” which will feature Team Arrow getting some assistance from Barry and S.T.A.R. Labs’ Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) as Captain Boomerang (Nick Tarabay) continues to wreak havoc and puts one of their own in danger.

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