Things begin with a bang on Thursday, July 21, at Skybound's "The Walking Dead" forum in Room 6DE. From 4:30pm - 5:30pm, Kirkman and editorial director Sean Mackiewicz will talk all things "The Walking Dead," including upcoming plans for the series as it nears issue 160. Comedian Jason Mantzoukas ("The League," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine") will moderate the discussion.
Saturday sees Kirkman joined by Skybound CEO David Alpert, Interactive President Dan Murray and Director of Media Development Rachel Skidmore, as the four discuss the ins and outs of the multiplatform entertainment behemoth, touching on their newest television series adaptation, "Outcast." Max Landis ("Dirk Gently," "American Ultra") will also join the group to preview his upcoming Skybound comic series, "Green Valley." "Community" and "The Odd Couple" star Yvette Nicole Brown will moderate the event in Room 6DE from 4:15pm - 5:15pm.
Finally, Sunday will be capped off with a comics panel featuring editor Jon Moisan, along with Juan Gedeon and Brandon Thomas ("Horizon"), Charlie Adlard ("The Walking Dead"), and Chris Dingess ("Manifest Destiny"). The five will discuss the state of Skybound's comics division, and what's in store for fans over the next year, from Room 7AB between 12:00pm - 1:00pm.