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Mage TPB (2017 Image) New Edition comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Mage TPB (2017 Image) New Edition 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Book 1: The Hero Discovered: Part 1 of 2!"

    Written by MATT MAGNER. Art by Matt Wagner and Sam Keith. Cover by Matt Wagner.

    The first of two volumes reprinting the classic early issues of creator MATT WAGNER's epic fantasy trilogy. THE HERO DISCOVERED reveals the fledgling adventures of the reluctant everyman hero, Kevin Matchstick. After encountering a shaggy and beguiling wizard, Kevin soon discovers that he is more than he ever imagined. This seminal work has found an enduring popularity with readers for decades and marks creator MATT WAGNER's emergence as a powerful story-teller. With the release of the final part of the MAGE trilogy, this series will spark interest with new readers and older fans alike.

    Softcover, 216 pages, full color.

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Mage TPB (2017 Image) New Edition 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Book 1: The Hero Discovered: Part 2 of 2!"

    Written by MATT MAGNER. Art by Matt Wagner and Sam Keith. Cover by Matt Wagner.

    The second volume, reprinting the classic early issues in Book One of creator MATT WAGNER's epic fantasy trilogy, MAGE. Following the adventures that drew the reluctant everyman hero Kevin Matchstick into a world of magic and monsters, the tiny crew of heroes must continue on their quest without the aid and counsel of the World-Mage, Mirth. Only courage and sacrifice will guide Kevin towards his ultimate destiny and an ancient, mythic power that is his alone to command. This seminal work has found an enduring popularity with readers for decades and marks creator MATT WAGNER's emergence as a powerful storyteller.

    Softcover, 216 pages, full color.

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Book 2: The Hero Defined: Part 1 of 2!"

    Story and art by MATT MAGNER.

    The third of six volumes collecting MATT WAGNER's epic fantasy trilogy. THE HERO DEFINED was the series that first saw WAGNER join the ranks of Image Comics creators and continues the saga of the reborn Pendragon, Kevin Matchstick. Several years after the events of THE HERO DISCOVERED, Kevin finds himself partnered with a posse of comrades who also embody the powers and personas of ancient heroes. Together they confront and battle a litany of supernatural challenges, all seemingly orchestrated by an unseen malevolence from Kevin's past. MATT WAGNER's classic epic of comics fantasy has been beloved by both old fans and new readers for decades.

    MAGE was at the vanguard of the independent comics scene and continues to be an inspiration for many contemporary creators. With the release of the final part of the MAGE trilogy, THE HERO DENIED, this series will be an essential part of any comics library.

    Softcover, 208 pages, full color.

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. "Book 2: The Hero Defined: Part 2 of 2!"

    Story and art by MATT MAGNER.

    The fourth of six volumes collecting MATT WAGNER's epic, modern-day fantasy trilogy, MAGE, BOOK TWO: THE HERO DEFINED continues the saga of the reborn Pendragon, Kevin Matchstick. Pursuing their common goal of confronting and defeating the world's hidden supernatural threats, Kevin and his companions Joe Phat and Kirby Hero find themselves drawn northward by mystical forces they don't understand. Trailed by the persistent but befuddled Wally Ut, Kevin finds himself tested by his assumptions of leadership and clarity of purpose. Still hidden from our heroes, dark and familiar forces conspire to drain Kevin's own power...and turn it against him!

    MATT WAGNER's classic epic of comics fantasy was at the vanguard of the independent comics scene and continues to be an inspiration for many contemporary creators, longtime fans, and new readers alike. An essential part of any comics library, the final part of the trilogy returns in June with MAGE: THE HERO DENIED #9.

    Softcover, 208 pages, full color.

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Book 3: The Hero Denied: Part 1 of 2!" Collects Mage The Hero Denied (2017 Image) #0-8.

    Story and art by MATT MAGNER.

    The fifth of six volumes collecting MATT WAGNER's epic, modern-day fantasy trilogy, MAGE: THE HERO DENIED is the long-awaited conclusion to the saga of the reborn Pendragon, Kevin Matchstick.

    Almost a decade has passed since the events of MAGE: THE HERO DEFINED, and the story finds our reluctant hero having abandoned his role. Now married to the witch Magda and father to two young children, Kevin strives to stay removed from the supernatural struggle that could threaten his family's safety. Unfortunately, dark and familiar forces conspire to flush him out of hiding, forcing the Pendragon to summon the power that is his legacy and once again draw the mystic weapon Excalibur!

    Softcover, 208 pages, full color.

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Mage TPB (2017 Image) New Edition 6-1ST
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    Volume 6 - 1st printing. "Book 3: The Hero Denied: Part 2 of 2!" Collects Mage The Hero Denied (2017 Image) #9-15.

    Story and art by MATT MAGNER.

    The last of six volumes collecting MATT WAGNER's epic, modern-day fantasy trilogy, MAGE-BOOK THREE: THE HERO DENIED is the long-awaited conclusion to the saga of the reborn Pendragon, Kevin Matchstick.

    After his mystical enemies destroy his home and kidnap half his family, Kevin must return to his heroic path and again draw forth the power of Excalibur. Will the long-prophesied third Mage finally appear at last? Or will the Pendragon's fear for his family's safety leave the mysterious Fisher King a victim to the sinister schemes of the Umbra Mother and her Gracklethorns?

    Softcover, 208 pages, full color.

    Cover price $19.99.