Magic: The Gathering - Spell Thief #1 (Spell Thief, #1)
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Magic: The Gathering - Spell Thief #1 (Spell Thief, #1)

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Planeswalker Dack Fayden has followed Sifa Grent into a mysterious plane, where a Titan's castle looms invitingly in the distance. Entering the castle in search of Sifa, Dack is soon imprisoned by the Titan and added to his vast collection. Dack must find a way out before the trail to Sifa runs cold and he remains the Titan's prisoner forever!
ebook, 24 pages
Published June 27th 2012 by IDW Publishing (first published June 1st 2012)
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Abhinav
Shadowhawk reviews the brand-new 4-issues comics mini-series by Matt Forbeck, Magic: The Gathering, published by IDW Publishing.

“A fast-paced and thrilling ride that is a fantastic introduction to the world of Magic: The Gathering. Dack Fayden has arrived and he’s taking names!” ~The Founding Fields

Comics are fun things because they really take you on a very visually-intense journey through fantastical worlds that are often quite surreal and simply fascinating. Superhero comics in particular are...more
Abhinav
Shadowhawk reviews the brand-new 4-issues comics mini-series by Matt Forbeck, Magic: The Gathering, published by IDW Publishing.

“A fast-paced and thrilling ride that is a fantastic introduction to the world of Magic: The Gathering. Dack Fayden has arrived and he’s taking names!” ~The Founding Fields

Comics are fun things because they really take you on a very visually-intense journey through fantastical worlds that are often quite surreal and simply fascinating. Superhero comics in particular are...more
Diayll
May 05, 2012 Diayll rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: Fans of the Game, Fans of Action and Adventure
Originally Reviewed at:Mother/Gamer/Writer
Rating: 4 out of 5 Controllers
Review Source: NetGalley
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For those of you are unfamiliar with Magic: The Gathering, it is one of the most recognizable, and widely played trading card games to date. It has expanded into a vast universe of books, comics, and yes, there was even an Xbox Live Arcade Game developed a while back in 2009. Each game consists of players, or wizards, battling each other as Planeswalkers who use magical spells, items and c...more
Turtles
I'm a little rusty on my MTG lore since I stopped playing a few years ago, but I did play during the original Ravnica block, the setting of which this book takes place. We meet Dack, a Planeswalker, who is a mage with some neat tricks up his sleeves. He needs them to survive all the people who want to kill him. He steals a relic and sees a vision of it's previous owner, the woman who killed his village. He jumps Planes and tracks her down. I was pleased that the art was consistent throughout the...more
Tracy
This is a fun comic book. The graphics are great. The story is very eventful and doesn't slow down. I only had access to the first issue, but my attention was caught and I wanted to know what happened next. You fall for Dack Fayden very quickly and want to see what happens to him next as he keeps having to escape from one group that is after him and ends up in another place where people want him. If you like fantasy stories, fantasy or adventure comic books or even just the Magic the Gathering u...more
Stephanie Cover2CoverBlog
Background: Dack is a planewalker and obviously in trouble, this issue has him jumping from one place to another to evade his misdeeds and track others in search of magical knowledge and those that have done him wrong.

Review: This was a good issue, even if you do not know Magic: The Gathering the writer has left you clues throughout to figure out Dack’s abilities and nuances. The characters are all ran through pretty quickly, mostly in passing, because Dack is fleeing, but his character developm...more
Ryan
Great artwork. The story line was typical of what you would expect of a story based on a card game
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I'm an author and game designer and happily married father of five, including a set of quadruplets. For more on my work, see Forbeck.com.
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