You demanded it and now the pop culture celebration of the summer returns from July 17-18 with Skybound Xpo II: Fueled by Nongshim Shin Noodle Soup with all new programming and limited edition drops! This event will stream on our YouTube channel and Twitch Channel.
This two-day virtual event brings fans across the world a chance to learn about the biggest new comic book news, the most exciting new video games, the conversations you always wanted, and way more!
DAY ONE | July 17th
10:00 AM PT | SHOW OPEN
10:10 AM PT | Explore New Worlds in Skybound Comet
Skybound Comet is exciting new young readers graphic novel imprint that’s launching with Clementine, Everyday Hero Machine Boy and Sea Serpent’s Heir in 2022! Join Tillie Walden, Tri Vuong, Irma Kniivila, Mairghread Scott, and Alex Antone to learn more! Hosted by Arris Quinones
10:50 AM PT | Making the Game: Rainbow Billy
The fact that any video game gets shipped is incredible, and any indie game that gets shipped is a miracle. Join indie video game studio Manavoid as they talk about their game Rainbow Billy and the Curse of the Leviathan and the process of taking their baby through a Kickstarter campaign, overcoming creative challenges, and how to make a game about empathy and inclusivity a grand colorful adventure.
11:30 AM PT | KIM-JOY’S MAGIC BAKERY
The world’s most lovable baker and GREAT BRITISH BAKE-OFF star Kim-Joy sits down with Skybound’s Hanna Armour to talk all about our upcoming tabletop game, KIM-JOY’S MAGIC BAKERY before giving the Xpo audience an exclusive look at her featured Pavlova recipe!
12:05 PM PT | ATTACK! with Attack Peter
Skybound’s Peter Santa-Maria reveals his latest work, a rare print inspired by Shin Ramyun’s iconic Tiger mascot. Join us as Peter talks about his latest collab with the Shin Ramyun brand, the newest Takoro print and some of his biggest partnerships in 2021!
12:55 PM PT | Catching Up with Kirkman & Liefeld
Comic book superstars Robert Kirkman (THE WALKING DEAD, INVINCIBLE) and Rob Liefeld (X-FORCE, DEADPOOL) team up for an exciting, unfiltered, no-holds-barred conversation about their past, present…and FUTURE!
DAY TWO | July 18th
10:00 AM PT | SHOW OPEN
10:10 AM PT | Looking Back at INVINCIBLE Season 1
Greg Miller hosts INVINCIBLE co-creator Robert Kirkman and actors Gillian Jacobs, Walton Goggins, and Jason Mantzoukas to discuss the first season of the hit animated show and how it all came together.
11:05 AM PT | Big Clutch Conversations: Collecting Comics
Join top comic book collectors as they discuss their love of the hobby, how to find your grail books and the current direction of the comic book market in a celebration of all comic book fans! Join Jack DeMayo, Nathalie Chavez, Samantha and Anthony Sopczak, and Danielle Smith for a can’t miss discussion hosted by Shawn “Big Clutch” Kirkham.
11:55 AM PT | Can You Hear Me Now?
Skybound brings together luminous minds from the burgeoning audio community to discuss the various ways podcasts are taking over entertainment and fandom!
12:45 PM PT | Comics Vault Live 207
Everyone’s favorite comic dealer, Big Clutch, is back with another Xpo edition of CVL! Collectors can look forward to new #foilfever variants for THE WALKING DEAD DELUXE #4, Attack Peter’s stunning print & variant for INVINCIBLE #19, a new Clementine variant for SKYBOUND X #1, and more!
1:35 PM PT | Movie Trivia Schmoedown – Rushmore vs Final Exam
After a shakeup at the top of the Movie Trivia Schmoedown’s Teams Division, the field is wide open for some new teams at the top. In today’s match we have two teams looking for a shot to get a #1 contender match. Rushmore is stacked with former champions John Rocha and JTE, with pair looking to make a new legacy together. But they have stiff competition in their way. After winning New Team of the Year in 2020, Final Exam is hoping to keep that momentum to earn another shot at the title. Paul Oyama and Lon Harris are championship calibre players, and this could be the opportunity to showcase it. Who wins and moves up in the rankings?
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