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Skylanders Issue 8 is the second part of the Return of the Dragon King comic story issue by IDW Publishing.


RETURN OF THE DRAGON KING CONTINUES! CLASSIFIED is back! Only Spyro, Hex, and Cynder have the knowledge needed to defeat this arch-nemesis!

Major events

  • Spyro, Cynder, Hex and Wallop become imprisoned in the Cadaverous Crypts and learn of Malefor's plan from Calliope.
  • Malefor goes after the Skylander Academy and confronts 37 Skylanders. He defeats them all and absorbs their powers with a crystal to make himself more powerful.
  • The Skylander Academy is ultimately breached by Malefor, but he is stopped in his tracks by Spyro, Cynder, Hex and Wallop, who were freed from the Crypts by Flynn and Mags.
  • Knight Mare stops Dr. Krankcase from winning an annual Mabu Meander race unfairly.

Featured characters



See also



Skylanders: Trap Team
Issue 0 - Issue 1 - Issue 2 - Issue 3 - Issue 4 - Issue 5 - Issue 6
Issue 7 - Issue 8 - Issue 9 - Issue 10 - Issue 11 - Issue 12

Skylanders: SuperChargers
Issue 1 - Issue 2 - Issue 3 - Issue 4 - Issue 5 - Issue 6
Story Arcs
The Kaos Trap - Champions - Return of the Dragon King - Light in the Dark
Rift into Overdrive - Secret Agent Secrets - Dive, Dive, Dive!
- Spyro & Friends
Unexpected Allies
Micro Comics
Biting Back - Full Blast - Goldslinger - Chomped
Arbor Day - Tri and Tri Again - Mirror, Mirror