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The Books of Magic - Neil Gaiman, Paul Johnson, Scott Hampton, John Bolton, Roger Zelazny, Charles Vess
The Books of Magic
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When 12-year-old Tim Hunter travels through the DC Universe in order to decide whether or not to become the world's greatest sorcerer, he is guided by the Phantom Stranger, John Constantine, Doctor Occult and Mister E, and encounters Eclipso, Merlin, Deadman and other mysterious characters.
When 12-year-old Tim Hunter travels through the DC Universe in order to decide whether or not to become the world's greatest sorcerer, he is guided by the Phantom Stranger, John Constantine, Doctor Occult and Mister E, and encounters Eclipso, Merlin, Deadman and other mysterious characters.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781563890826 (1563890828)
Publisher: DC Comics
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
Series: The Books of Magic 0
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A Voracious Reader
A Voracious Reader rated it
3.0 The book of Middle of the Road
*Book source ~ Library From Goodreads: A quartet of fallen mystics dubbed the "TrenchCoat Brigade" is introduced in this first collection of the adventures of Timothy Hunter. John Constantine, the Phantom Stranger, Dr. Occult, and Mister E take Hunter on a tour of the magical realms. Along the way...
little_odd_geek
little_odd_geek rated it
3.0 Books Of Magic TP
"i can't help but feel really disappointed. The Books of Magic is lacking in both resonance and imagination. fun but forgettable" - Mark Monday Kind of agree with that. Ambivalent about this. I did enjoy it - it's been a long time since I read graphic novels and it was fun to encounter some of c...
Gypsy Librarian on Books
Gypsy Librarian on Books rated it
3.0 The Books of Magic
This was pretty good, but there were some moments when it felt a little "long in the tooth." The point of the graphic novel, which actually collects a four-issue story, is to introduce Tim Hunter, a young 12-year old boy to the world of magic. He has the potential to be a great magician someday, but...
sixthreezy readsies
sixthreezy readsies rated it
3.0 The Books of Magic
This was a huge read, but I enjoyed it. Gotta love Gaiman's stories within the Vertigo/DC universe. While it looks a lot like Harry Potter, it is nothing like it. Didn't really care for parts, but much like Sandman, it's just such an epic journey.
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
3.0 Books Of Magic TP
Four stars for the artwork, two for the story. This is a beautifully illustrated meandering mess of a story. Precocious 12-year old Tim Hunter is chosen to get an introduction to magic so he can make a decision about his life, but somebody would have to tell you that, as the other characters frequ...
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