Donnie Darko's mind-bending journey through time and the landscape of his own mind is perfectly represented in this Tee, which features silhouettes of some of our principal characters (As well as Frank the Bunny) - and is a fantastic throwback to the iconic teen movie which stars Jake Gyllenhaal.
It can be easy to get lost with the lore of Sherlock Holmes, the iconic detective was originally created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle but has also since moved into the public domain, which means it can be hard to track the origins and stories of this iconic detective who resides on 221b Baker Street. this book aims to point you in the right direction for all things Sherlock Holmes, whether you like the Hollywood Movies or other adaptions.
Fancy a bit of Ultraviolence? This Clockwork Orange Tee depicts Alex DeLarge and his band of Y-Front clad delinquents on the front, with the watchful eye of Alex himself in prominence. Alex's eye is a slight nod to the title of the film in addition to looking incredibly menacing. This is a great throwback to one of Stanley Kubrick's greatest works.
Brought to your from Tpub, Tortured Life follows the story of Richard Carter, who has the power to see how people are going to die. The series is centered around themes of supernatural horror. Spearheaded by Neil Gibson, Tortured Life is unflinching, and creates a whole world in front of your eyes, with psychological horror and thriller elements thrown in there, too.
This sweet T-Shirt from Aliens depicts the iconic Power Armour, and who wouldn't want one of these? The Power Armour is central to the plot of Ripley's horrifying journey home. This shirt also features an iconic Xenomorph, in addition to those messy, lived-in hallways that the series has come to be known for.
The Movie Book is beautifully illustrated and breaks down the core tenets of film into one digestible handbook. Ever wanted to know what relation Alien had to a feminist movement? Or how the framing of Private Pyle's face in Full Metal Jacket represents his inner mentality? All of these are easily broken down, and simply explains Film criticism and how to read Films in a deeper way than just interpreting them as moving pictures on a screen.
Ghost in the Shell fans rejoice, we've got an awesome T-Shirt this month. Major Makoto Kusanagi is featured front and centre of this striking design. Featured alongside the iconic android is a labyrinth of wires, with a nod to the geisha robots also hidden in the design, for those eagle-eyed fans. We also see a wonderfully illustrated version of the Ghost in the Shell logo, embroiled within circuitry.
Get everything you need to know about DC characters in his handy guide to all things DC. Explore every character's talents and abilities, as well as power ranking and stat boxes to really break down where iconic heroes stand in the pantheon of DC characters. With awesome illustrations of you favourite DC characters inside, you'll love this guide.
With Logan hitting the cinemas, this design captures the feel of Logan as well as the iconic place that we see in the movie. Adorned with silhouettes of the titular Logan as well as Laura. This design really hammers home the feel that Logan has, and contains the same muted colours and design that we see in the film.
Theatrics is set in the roaring twenties, with the American dream and Broadway really hitting thier strides. Our protagonist Rudy kicks off the graphic-novel getting badly beaten and left for dead. Despite this, can Rudy still make it as a star in the violent, ever changing landscape of the 20's?
Assassin's Creed is a gaming staple, ever since the advent of the series just over a decade ago, the series has now spawned a multitude of games in addition to a big-screen adaptation starring Micheal Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. This Assassin's Creed T-shirt is adorned with the iconic assassin, who remains ambiguous, though we'd bet on this mystery assassin being the suave Ezio Auditore Da Firenze.
Invasion by Luke Rhinehart is a cutting satire on modern life, set in a world where fuzzy aliens decide to arrive on Earth. After their arrival, we see our hero get up to heists and hijinx with their Alien pals. This book has received rave reviews and having read it ourselves- it's an incredible, thrilling page-turner.
With the Wizarding world back on our screens, we thought it'd be appropriate for THREADS issue #10 to have a magical twist. Featuring "The Boy who Lived" Harry Potter standing in Hogwarts' iconic great hall. The T-Shirt itself also has the signature colours of Hogwarts itself, and evokes the same sense of majesty and magic you get from the 'Harry Potter' series.
Ryan O'Sullivan and Plaid Klaus' 'Turncoat' is a comedic deconstruction of your typical run of the mill comic book. Duke, the comic's protagonist sets out on a journey to kill superheroes, for a start. Influenced by real world events, 'Turncoat' has a darkly comic humour to it that will appeal to both comic book newbies and veterans alike with referential jokes that aren't just skin deep.
Never a man to shy away from adventure, this THREADS t-shirt shows off your love for one of the bravest men on screen – Indiana Jones. Lit up only by his handheld flame, this tee shows our favourite ‘scientist’ at a moment of discovery: one of many for the explorer. The design captures the true spirit of Harrison Ford’s character, exploring vast ancient civilizations across the globe.
‘Twisted Light’, written by Neil Gibson, is the companion to ‘Twisted Dark’ – a darker collection of stories, as opposed to the light-hearted and humorous nature of ‘Twisted Light’. Full of short stories with unexpected twists, quality graphics and design, Neil Gibson takes a break from the grittier writing he is known for, to instead showcase his true ability as a comedic writer.
RUN! This month's theme is inspired by classic Halloween and horror films, with a starting full moon giving way to some creepy sights - a desolate house, a car of fire, the baying masses coming after you. This classic design shows off your love for all things horror, and the motifs which make the genre so widely loved. Something spooky is coming your way...
Daniel Godfrey's debut is a high-concept thriller which brings ancient Roma to the modern day; the fate of Pompeiii is completely changed, in a sci-fi twist. Raising many contemporary issues, 'New Pompeii' is an exhilarating read, exploring many possibilities, and asking the question: if we can transport things from the past into the present, what should we use this power for?
It’s the one t-shirt to rule them all. THREADS issue #7 revealed an exclusive Lord of the Rings inspired design, only available to THREADS subscribers. The design print not only captures the spirt of the Peter Jackson trilogy, it also pays tribute to the legendry writing of J. R. R. Tolkien.
It’s been described as ‘ridiculously gripping right from the start’. Adrian J Walker’s The End of the World Running Club is a must have thriller for all THREADS readers. It tells a tale of Edgar Hill – an overweight, under-performing husband. The book is a thrilling story of courage told through long-distance running. It explores how humans are tested to the limited. You’ll be at the finishing point in no time…
Take a trip down Fury Road this month with yet another striking exclusive t-shirt design. THREADS Issue #08 pays tribute to the multi-media franchise created by George Miller and Byron Kennedy – Mad Max. First released in 1979 as a TV series, Mad Max is as popular as ever in 2016. Earlier this year, the 2015 film starring Tom Hardy won six of its ten Academy Award nominations. Live, dive, and live again…
Adrian Barnes’ NOD is the ultimate thriller, a book in which you simply can’t put down. Shortlisted for the Arthur C Clarke Award, NOD is truly compelling. In a world in which only a select few of the population can sleep, the chosen few have the same reoccurring dream. For those who can’t sleep, after six days of deprivation, the unfortunate experience extreme psychosis and four weeks later death is imminent. Those previously on the peripheries of society must take charge.
Another exclusive, out of this world t-shirt design, only available as part of Zavvi’s THREADS subscription. Issue #05 pays tribute to the classic film franchise Alien. First released in 1979 and directed by Ridley Scott, the Alien film series keeps us equally terrified as it does excited. With Scott returning to direct Alien: Covenant – this t-shirt is sure to fuel your Alien desires until its 2017 summer release.
Zack thinks he’s losing his mind – glancing out his classroom window, he thinks he can see a flying saucer. Recognising the alien ship, Jack is definite it features in his favourite flight simulation video game – Armada. The minute Jack realises that what’s happening is within actual reality, he becomes aware that his skills will soon be required. Ernest Cline, the author who brought you Ready Player One, introduces another coming-of-age thriller, a unique and stimulating alien invasion tale like no other.
You talkin' to me? Fashioning the classic New York City taxi colours of yellow and black, the THREADS issue #4 t-shirt depicts scenes from the exhilarating 1970s Scorsese film Taxi Driver. The exclusively designed print will forever remain a special edition so the t-shirt’s status will remain just as classic as the movie it’s inspired by.
A Hollywood stunt driver by day, and a driver for the criminal underworld by night – Drive tell the story of talented motorist only ever referred to as ‘the driver’. Set across LA and Arizona, the plot’s non-liner style and violet imagery results in a heart racing, fast paced story which boomerangs from differing times and place. Author James Sallis’s cinematic narrative depicts the Driver's menacing, unlawful life in this crime thriller.
The cyborg assassin was back alright, and he returned to influence the THREADS issue #3 t-shirt. The Terminator stimulated the robotic and futuristic design of the latest unique digital art print. This exclusive Terminator-inspired t-shirt was available as part of the THREADS subscription in Schwarzenegger, and non-Schwarzenegger sizes!
Charlie Jane Anders’s fantasy All the Birds in the Sky tells the tale of two friends - Patricia, a witch who can communicate with animals, and Laurence - a scientist and inventor. After years apart they come together once again to discover that their creative chemistry is greater than ever before. In this fairy tale and adventure rolled into one, the reunited duo use science and magic in tandem to fight an apocalyptic world.
Using the infamous 007 colours of black, grey and blood red - the THREADS issue #2 t-shirt takes inspiration from the explosively British world of Ian Fleming. In a tribute to all things Bond, this slick, especially designed exclusive was bound to give whoever wore it, the ultimate licence to thrill.
The THREADS issue #2 read was a special edition of le Carré's first post-Cold War novel - The Night Manager. Released in conjunction with the critically acclaimed BBC mini-series starring Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston, the plot contains tales of intelligence agencies corrupt into the billions, as well as exploiting the dark truth of the arms trade. In a world where no one can be trusted comes a gripping story of undercover power…
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