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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…
Our T-shirt from Issue #01 was exclusively designed with a Bladerunner graphic. We’re teaming up with some of the best up-and-coming designers, writers and graphic novelists in order to bring you the coolest designed T-shirts each month all for just £9.99 with a specially selected novel and delivered for free!
Issue #01 of THREADS contained Ready Player One as our novel. Imagine the world at stake, an epic struggle between good and evil, the greatest quest in history and the fate of humanity resting in your hands... are you ready?