Originally revealed at Friday’s Skybound Xpo, Image Comics has released the cover art for Skybound X #2, #4, and #5 today giving us a glimpse into this Elseworlds series. The series will feature a story about “Rick Grimes 2000” in each issue and will also introduce Clementine–the star of the video game series Telltale’s The Walking Dead–to the comics. Issue #1 launches in comic book shops on July 7th.
The series will also feature characters like Everyday Hero Machine Boy, Sea Serpent’s Heir and more in this celebration of hit series like Excellence, Manifest Destiny, Ultramega, Assassin Nation, and more!
Check out the covers below.
For more on this news, read the official press release below.
PORTLAND, Ore 05/17/2021 — On Friday at Skybound Xpo, Image/Skybound teased an early look at the first comic book appearance of Clementine (the star of the bestselling video game series Telltale’s The Walking Dead) and revealed jaw-dropping cover art from the hotly anticipated Skybound X weekly comic book event. Superstars including Robert Kirkman, Ryan Ottley, Tillie Walden, Donny Cates, Joshua Williamson, Chip Zdarsky, James Harren, and Daniel Warren Johnson will contribute stories to this five issue limited series launching on Wednesday, July 7.
These freshly unveiled covers include the main cover to Skybound X #2 spotlighting “Rick Grimes 2000” by Cliff Rathburn; the main cover to Skybound X #4 by Charlie Adlard featuring the Rick Grimes vs Negan battle you never expected; and the Skybound X #5 variant by Chris Schweizer bringing fans a behind-the-scenes look at The Six Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton!
If you want to know what to expect in Skybound’s next ten years, it all starts here with a celebration of the past, present… and the FUTURE! Each issue features a chapter of “Rick Grimes 2000,” the unforgettable story originally introduced in The Walking Dead #75, that reunites the Invincible team of Kirkman and Ottley! Plus, the first appearances of Everyday Hero Machine Boy, Sea Serpent’s Heir and more in this celebration of hit series like Excellence, Manifest Destiny, Ultramega, Assassin Nation, and more!
Skybound X #1 will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, July 7, with subsequent issues releasing weekly:
- Skybound X #1 Cover A by Ryan Ottley (Diamond Code MAY210037)
- Skybound X #1 Cover B by James Harren (Diamond Code MAY210038)
- Skybound X #1 Cover C by Tillie Walden (Diamond Code MAY210039)
- Skybound X #1 Cover D by Charlie Adlard (Diamond Code MAY210040)
- Skybound X #1 Cover E Blank Sketch Cover (Diamond Code MAY210041)
- Skybound X #2 Cover A by Cliff Rathburn (Diamond Code MAY210042)
- Skybound X #2 Cover B by Andrei Bressan (Diamond Code MAY210043)
- Skybound X #2 Cover C by Vuong & Kniivila (Diamond Code MAY210044)
- Skybound X #3 Cover A by Arthur Adams (Diamond Code MAY210045)
- Skybound X #3 Cover B by Cory Walker (Diamond Code MAY210046)
- Skybound X #3 Cover C by Erica Henderson (Diamond Code MAY210047)
- Skybound X #3 Cover D by Daniel Warren Johnson (Diamond Code MAY210048)
- Skybound X #4 Cover A by Charlie Adlard (Diamond Code MAY210049)
- Skybound X #4 Cover B by Khary Randolph (Diamond Code MAY210050)
- Skybound X #4 Cover C by Pablo Tunica (Diamond Code MAY210051)
- Skybound X #5 Cover A by David Finch (Diamond Code MAY210052)
- Skybound X #5 Cover B by Chris Schweizer (Diamond Code MAY210053)
- Skybound X #5 Cover C by Jason Howard (Diamond Code MAY210054)
For more info and updates, visit www.skybound.com.
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