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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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Xander
May 12, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
OK. Wasn't as good as I wanted but as a fan of the card game I think I'll continue the series 'cause it's on comixology unlimited.
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
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Diayll
May 05, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  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
Reviewer:Me


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
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Josh Liller
I'm a long-time MTG player and this was my first time reading MTG comics. The main character, Dack Fayden, is a planeswalker and a charismatic thief with a seemingly constant inner monologue. He quickly ends up in search of Sifa Grent, an evil planeswalker responsible for wiping out his hometown. Both characters are new for this comic and not previously referenced MTG characters, although the settings are mostly familiar ones.

Dack is an interesting character, but I thought the story was only oka
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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
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Ryan
May 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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 award-winning, New York Times-bestselling 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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