The Books of Magic Vol. 5: Girl in the Box

The Books of Magic Vol. 5: Girl In The Box
By John Ney Rieber (writer), Peter Gross and Peter Snejbjerg with Michael Wm. Kaluta (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released August 1999

Cover price: $14.95
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563895390

Synopsis from publisher:
Possessing infinite magical powers, Tim Hunter will become the Earth’s greatest sorcerer. But as the fourteen-year-old boy begins his ascension to powerful mage, he must navigate the everyday travails of adolescence. Looking to escape his personal troubles, Tim runs away to America only to find his problems multiplying. Allying himself with a shape-shifting succubus in the form of a female model, the young wizard learns lessons of treachery and friendship as he contends with a seductive mermaid who is lost in the desert and Cupid and Psyche, two disillusioned gods.


This is the sixth publication collecting The Books of Magic series of comic books. All material in this publication was written by John Ney Rieber and illustrated by Peter Gross. Peter Snejbjerg provided additional inks on issues #29 and #30, and illustrated issue #31 and #32. The cover was painted by Michael Wm. Kaluta.


  1. The Books of Magic #26 (1996)
  2. The Books of Magic #27 (1996)
  3. The Books of Magic #28 (1996)
  4. The Books of Magic #29 (1996)
  5. The Books of Magic #30 (1996)
  6. The Books of Magic #31 (1996)
  7. The Books of Magic #32 (1997)

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