"The Occultist" is a comic you should be checking out. Seeley described it as a 'first-year Doctor Strange' and that alone is something I want to read. The fact that this character has already been fleshed out in one issue and the set up given is a brilliant display of being economical and still having quality. The final page offers a brilliant set up for many future tales as Beck has assembled a room full of 'hit mages' to track down the book and its new owner. If you want more of a magically fun and yet grounded character tale then put your money in to support this. Read Full Review
The creative team seems to be aiming for an ongoing, if the cliffhanger at the end is anything to go by. The Occultist does have promise, but the writers need to shift their focus. The one-shot hints at an epic scope, but instead it focuses on the mundane. In the end, The Occultist is just that--a few glimpses of potential overshadowed by creative indecisiveness and familiar tropes. Read Full Review
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