For Your Holiday Gift Guide Consideration: Skybound 2022 Selections

By | November 2, 2022

Clementine Book One ($14.99): It’s a new beginning for Clementine, the star of the bestselling THE WALKING DEAD video games, in Clementine Book One, the Young Adult graphic novel from award-winning writer/artist Tillie Walden (Spinning, On A Sunbeam) that begins a trilogy set in the world of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead. She’s back on the road, looking to put her traumatic past behind her and forge a new path all her own. But when she comes across an Amish teenager named Amos, the unlikely pair journeys north to an abandoned ski resort in Vermont, where they meet up with a small group of teenagers attempting to build a new, walker-free settlement. As friendship, rivalry, and romance begin to blossom amongst the group, the harsh winter soon reveals that the biggest threat to their survival…might be each other.

Everyday Hero Machine Boy ($12.99): Rising stars Tri Vuong and Irma Kniivila create a funny and engaging all-ages adventure that asks-can you override your own programming? It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… Machine Boy! When Machine Boy falls from the sky into the domed city of Mega 416, he leaves a wake of destruction in his path… until Karate Grandpa is able to turn on his heart. Now, Machine Boy wants nothing more than to become a hero! Whether he is fighting giant bugs in the school’s basement, rescuing cats from trees, or making the perfect spaghetti sauce, Machine Boy is always looking for the best way to help others. But when his heart begins to interact dangerously with other debris from space, Machine Boy wonders if he can be a power for good after all.

Sea Serpent’s Heir Book One ($14.99): From the team of Mairghread Scott (Star Wars: Resistance, Guardians of the Galaxy) and Pablo Tunica (TMNT Universe) comes an extraordinary tale of growing up and changing your fate, the first original graphic novel in this fantasy Young Adult trilogy from Skybound Comet. For Aella, life on Kinamen Isle is one of boredom. Spending her days fishing and minding her aunts, she dreams of life beyond the horizon. Everything changes, however, when she awakens an ancient evil within herself as it’s revealed that she’s the reincarnation of Xir, the serpent that almost destroyed the world. Worse yet, a fanatical religious organization has arrived on Kinamen Isle in search of Xir. As Aella is forced to fight for her life, she’ll discover that her entire world is not what it seems. Her aunts know more than they let on and what exactly does the infamous Pirate Queen want with Aella?

Mr. Lovenstein Presents: Failure ($14.99): In his (incredibly sweaty) new book, webcomics superstar J.L. Westover offers up painfully hilarious observations and cringeworthy situations, uniting us all through one of life’s most relatable experiences—failure. All your favorite Mr. Lovenstein comics are right here, including brand-new book-exclusive comics that can’t be found online!

Lastman Book One ($24.99): Kicking off the collection as a complete set in English for the first time, Lastman Book One commences the complete series remastering of the critically acclaimed French fight comic by Balak, Michaël Sanlaville, and Bastien Vivès. Lastman Book One contains volumes 1 + 2 of the original French series and a new foreword by Robert Kirkman. Adrian Velba has trained all year to fight in the Valley of Kings’ legendary tournament. However, despite his ambition, he has no chance of winning. Not only is his partner unable to compete, but at 12 years old, Adrian is the longest of longshots. That is, until a mysterious, powerful stranger enters town, offering to join forces with Adrian. But who is Richard Aldana? And why in a world of magic does he rely solely on his fists?

LEGO Ninjago Vol.1Garmadon ($12.99): The first-ever LEGO Ninjago comic book series! Perfect for fans new and old alike, an official new chapter in the LEGO Ninjago universe begins here. Far away from Ninjago City, a village is terrorized by a mysterious new threat when they’re saved by a stranger with incredible power known as…Garmadon, Lord of Destruction?! Has Garmadon turned over a new leaf since his disappearance, or is this just the first step in his master plan of finally defeating Master Wu and the ninja forever? The first ever collaboration between LEGO and Skybound kicks off from rising star writer/artist Tri Vuong (Everyday Hero Machine Boy)! Collects LEGO Ninjago: Garmadon #1-5.


Escape Academy ($19.99; Available on PS4|5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Game Pass, Steam and Epic Games Store): Escape Academy is one of the first video games to authentically capture the time-pressure and mind-bending action of escape rooms and transform them into an immersive digital experience. This title brings the teamwork, exploration and intense scenarios of IRL escape rooms straight to consoles in this epic mystery featuring a prestigious school, relentless rivalries and an abundance of puzzle-solving. Escape Academy can be experienced in single player or with friends in a cooperative multiplayer mode. Players can fly through levels with friends in an online dual-screen multiplayer mode, or in-person locally with everyone working together to achieve elite Escapist status – all without leaving the comfort of the living room. After you’ve mastered the base game, jump into the first DLC, Escape Academy: Escape from Anti-Escape Island.

Stray: Exclusive & Physical Editions ($39.99 and $41.99; Available on PS4|5): Stray is the critically acclaimed third-person cat adventure game developed by BlueTwelve Studio that captured the hearts of cat lovers and players across the world when it launched earlier this summer. Now available for PlayStation 4 and 5, the retail physical edition will include six full-color art cards alongside the physical copy of the game. The exclusive editions feature all that the physical includes plus a premium matte black o-sleeve with holofoil spécialité, an oversized poster of the iconic first teaser art, and a fuzzy pettable chenille patch of our feline hero.

Cuphead: Standard & Collector’s Editions ($39.99 and $199.99; Available on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch): It has been five years since players first explored Inkwell Isles with Cuphead and Mugman. Since its release in 2017, Cuphead has become an indie phenomenon with a myriad of products and a more recently released animated Netflix series. Studio MDHR, iam8bit and Skybound Games are excited to continue to build on the legacy of Cuphead with some special for fans across the world to own through the retail physical edition and Collector’s Edition. The standard retail physical version of Cuphead will include The Delicious Last Course DLC expansion, six collectible Cuphead funnies cards, a Cuphead Club membership card and beautiful interior art in the case. The collector’s edition add premium collectibles to the standard edition: a vintage handcrafted Cuphead marionette puppet, a mechanical hand-crank music box, a unique and classy o-sleeve, and a map showcasing the world of Inkwell Isles from Cuphead – all within a premium box showcasing the Asbestos Safety Curtain that can be transformed to display the Cuphead marionette.

Psychonauts 2: Physical & Collector’s Editions ($69.99 and $129.99; Available on PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X |S ): Psychonauts 2 funnels its strange landscape through the lens of a 10-year old dreamer with psychic abilities, allowing fans to experience dark, panic-inducing dangers with the empathetic naivety of a child. Following the events of the original, instead of being crowned a full-fledged Psychonaut, Second Head of the Psychonauts Hollis Forsythe plops an ‘Intern’ tag on Raz’s chest, setting off a new adventure with wacky characters, mental worlds to explore, and sinister happenings to fix behind-the-scenes. The retail editions come in a lenticular outer sleeve with a reversible cover sheet, and will feature a set of six two-sided art cards showcasing final art and concept art from the game, six premium die-cut stickers along with a digital download code granting access to unreleased behind the scenes materials. Those looking to snag the Collector’s edition will receive their copy in a premium collector’s edition box, a sticker sheet, a digital download code for all three volumes of the Psychonauts 2 original soundtrack, a five pin set featuring the Feast of the Senses, a Blacklight poster featuring the protagonist, Raz, “How are you feeling?” Archetype Raz poster from Double Fine’s senior animator, Chris Lam.

Eastward: Standard & Collector’s Editions ($26.99 and $74.99; Available on Nintendo Switch): Eastward is a pixel art adventure RPG, set in a society that is fast hurtling down the path of destruction, as an unknown and toxic presence begins to spread and poison the air. Those who could escape flocked to villages underground to start a new life, and as new generations were forged, they soon forgot all memories of the blue skies above. Sam and John, Eastward’s unlikely duo, join together as the hope of a thriving outside world beckons. The Eastward physical edition for Nintendo Switch is full of charisma and personality. Featuring an exclusive chibi sticker pack with art from the game along with a physical copy of the game. The collector’s edition takes the game from the screen to the tabletop by featuring the official Eastward Board Game for 2-4 players, designed by Erich Meyr – but hurry, only 3,000 are being made!


Whine Night: Holiday Whine Tasting ($14.99): Between dangerous ice, horrible sweaters, & last-minute gifts, there’s always something to whine about around the holidays. This purse-sized whine-tasting, is a 55-card set of topics to get you and your friends going. Each round, you’ll draw 3 cards and pick 1 to read aloud. Then everyone shares a story or whines about the prompt. Next, you all vote on who had the best whine. At the end of the night whoever won the most rounds wins! Ages 14+. (Launches on the Skybound store on November 24.)

Superfight: Go Back in Time Bundle ($22.50): Superfight is a hilarious card game based on fights between characters with superpowers and super problems. Players create fighters from these cards, then argue with one another over who would win in a fight. Test your creativity and decade knowledge! The Go Back in Time Bundle pack includes the ‘80s expansion deck, the ‘90s expansion deck, and the history expansion deck.


Mark Grayson and Omni-Man Action Figures ($50.00 each): From Diamond Select Toys comes Invincible (Mark Grayson) and Omni-Man (Nolan Grayson) from the hit Amazon series Invincible. Each figure comes with 16 points of articulation and interchangeable accessories, including a blazing fast baseball and baseball gloves for Invincible and a concrete block and Flaxan arm for Omni-Man. The exclusive Whatnot variant packaging features Tyler Kirkham’s gorgeous artwork.
Atom Eve and Robot Action Figures ($24.99 each): From Diamond Select Toys comes Atom Eve and Robot from the hit Amazon series Invincible. Each 7” figure comes with 16 points of articulation.  (Launches on the Skybound store on November 24.)

Invincible Atom Eve Box ($65.00): Featuring the matter-mutating superhero herself, Skybound has an all-new INVINCIBLE box! That’s right, stock up on all things Atom Eve with our limited run of Atom Eve Boxes. Contains character design sheet, figure, pink logo socks, character pin, Invincible logo pin, and Atom Eve and Rexplode Vol. 1.

Invincible The Complete Series Trade Bundle ($200.00): This bundle contains all 25 volumes of the hit comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Cory Walker and Ryan Ottley. Mark Grayson is just like most everyone else his age. The only difference is that his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet, and as of late, he seems to be inheriting his father’s powers. Strange things begin to happen to Mark Grayson as he begins to develop superpowers. Luckily, his dad is around to show him the ropes, at least he would be if he weren’t so busy saving the world all the time.

Invincible Holiday Sweater ($59.99): Ho ho ho! It’s that time of the year again! Look and feel INVINCIBLE this holiday season with this festive Invincible pullover hoodie. Each unique, all-over printed sweatshirt is precision-cut and hand-sewn to achieve the best possible look and bring out the intricate design. What’s more, the durable fabric with a cotton-feel face and soft brushed fleece inside means that this sweatshirt is bound to become your favorite for a long time. (Launches on the Skybound store on November 24.)


Lucille Ballpoint Pen ($10.00): Bringing back a huge fan favorite, get your Lucille Ballpoint Pen with new art on the packaging! Negan’s favorite lady is the perfect thing to write a letter with or sign your checks with. Just over 6” long, this pen writes in black ink. (Launches on the Skybound store in December.)

“Here’s Negan” Hoodie ($50.00): You’ve been asking for him folks, so HERE’S NEGAN! Show off your love for everyone’s favorite walker-bashing, Lucille-smashing bad boy with this hoodie.