A mysterious secret hidden for decades is revealed in this first look at MAGIC: THE HIDDEN PLANESWALKER #2.
The press release follows:
Media Release — BOOM! Studios, under license by Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) and in partnership with Wizards of the Coast LLC, announced today a first look at MAGIC: THE HIDDEN PLANESWALKER #2, the next issue in a brand new four-issue comic book series from comic book and screenwriter Mairghread Scott (Transformers, Guardians of the Galaxy), artists Fabiana Mascolo (Firefly: Brand New ‘Verse) and French Carlomagno (Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance), colorist Francesco Segala (All-New Firefly) with Gloria Martinelli, and letterer Ed Dukeshire, about the deadly Liliana Vess and the hidden planeswalker she discovers who will change the fate of the entire multiverse forever, available in May 2022.
Liliana’s hunt for the mysterious planeswalker begins! She races to the legendary hero’s home plane, determined to find her before the Master of Metal twists her unique powers to his terrible purposes. But this dangerous new plane holds secrets of its own, and eyes frozen shut will open for the first time in fifty years…
MAGIC: THE HIDDEN PLANESWALKER #2 features main cover art by acclaimed artist Karen S. Darboe (Noir is the New Black) as well as a set of connecting variant cover art by award-winning illustrator Miguel Mercado (Mighty Morphin, Power Rangers), and variant covers by star artists Valentina Remenar (Star Wars: Doctor Aphra), and Yanick Paquette (Wonder Woman) with Mat Lopes.
MAGIC is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; Basilisk by Cullen Bunn and Jonas Scharf; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Alice Ever After by Dan Panosian and Giorgio Spalletta; and Grim by Stephanie Philips and Flaviano. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Atreides from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Dev Pramanik; and Mighty Morphin and Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott, Marco Renna, and Francesco Mortarino.
Print copies of MAGIC: THE HIDDEN PLANESWALKER #2 will be available for sale on May 25, 2022 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.
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