Matt Wagner’s Mage Returns With A Zero Issue In July And First Issue In August

by Staff

 

Matt Wagner bring fans the highly-anticipated third and final story arc to Mage from Image Comics this summer. Mage: The Hero Denied will open with issue #0 in July and carry on as a regular, 15-issue series beginning in August.


This conclusion to the fantasy trilogy follows the life of reluctant hero Kevin Matchstick who encounters a wizard and discovers he is the reincarnation of the legendary Pendragon, able to wield the power of the mystical sword, Excalibur.

Wagner says:

The Hero’s journey can be long and arduous…but returning to the world of Mage always feels incredibly empowering. I’m really excited to finally be presenting this dramatic conclusion to the epic tales of Kevin Matchstick… and his third Mage.

Mage #0 (Diamond Code MAY170639) will arrive in stores on Wednesday, July 12th at an introductory price of $1.99. The final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Monday, June 19th.

For new readers, a reprint of the Mage Vol. 1 trade paperback (Diamond Code MAY170640) will also be available on Wednesday, July 12th. The final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Monday, June 5th.

Mage #1 (Diamond Code JUN170617) will arrive in shops on Wednesday, July 24th. The final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Monday, August 16th.