MAGE: THE HERO DENIED #0
(W/A/CA) Matt Wagner
MATT WAGNER returns with the third and final volume of his epic fantasy trilogy-MAGE: THE HERO DENIED. This long-awaited conclusion follows the adventures of the reluctant everyman hero Kevin Matchstick, who, after encountering a shaggy and beguiling wizard, discovers he is the reincarnation of the legendary Pendragon and able to wield the power of the mystical weapon, Excalibur. The story picks up several years after the fateful climax of THE HERO DEFINED and finds Kevin beginning to once again doubt the virtue of his actions and the course of his destiny.
This introductory, half-sized issue #0 continues MAGE's tradition of an "Interlude" short-adventure, bridging the gap between this series and the previous storyline. It also acts as a perfect jumping-on spot for new readers.
MAGE TP BOOK 01 THE HERO DISCOVERED
(W) Matt Wagner (A) Matt Wagner, Sam Keith (CA) 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.