The Books of Magic

The Books of Magic
By Neil Gaiman (writer) and John Bolton, Scott Hampton, Charles Vess and Paul Johnson (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released April 1993

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563890828

Synopsis from publisher:
A quartet of fallen mystics dubbed the “Trenchcoat Brigade” is introduced in this first collection of the adventures of Timothy Hunter. John Constanine, the Phantom Stranger, Dr. Occult and Mister E take Hunter on a tour of the magical realms. Along the way he’s introduced to Vertigo’s greatest practitioners of magic and must choose whether or not to join their ranks.

Notes:

This is the first publication reprinting The Books of Magic series of comic books. This publication reprints the original mini-series. All material in this publication was written by Neil Gaiman. Each of the four chapters (issues) is illustrated by a different artist: John Bolton, who also provided the cover for this publication, Scott Hampton, Charles Vess and Paul Johnson. There is also an introduction by Roger Zelazny.

Reprints:

  1. The Books of Magic #1 (1990)
  2. The Books of Magic #2 (1990)
  3. The Books of Magic #3 (1991)
  4. The Books of Magic #4 (1991)

Bonus Material:

  1. Introduction by Roger Zelazny
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