Rise of the Magi #2

Rise of the Magi #2

Writer: Marc Silvestri Artist: Sumeyye Kesgin Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: July 2, 2014 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
7.4Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

After a terrifying escape from the Magic world into ours, Asa finds that not even two realities are big enough to hide in. Armed with a terrible secret meant to destroy both his world and this strange place called Earth, Asa Stonethrow must seek help from his realms most feared criminals. His only hope is an enchanted frog and a street-smart, opportunistic petty thief and con artist named April Mae June.

  • 10
    Unleash The Fanboy - John McCubbin Jul 6, 2014

    Rise of the Magi continues to impress with it being a must have for fans of magic, excitement and Marc Silvestri. Highly recommended. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Florida Geek Scene - Jesse Scheckner Jul 9, 2014

    As far as all-ages stories go, few comics on the shelves currently exhibit the promise that Rise of the Magi does. Each issue thus far has propelled the story forward at as fast a click as possible without sacrificing any essential narrative elements. That all three books issues #0, #1 and, now, #2 all close out with gangbuster cliffhangers only goes to further show how on top of their game Silvestri and co. currently are. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comicosity - Jordan Jennings Jul 14, 2014

    Overall, Rise of Magi #2 continues the fun mystical ride of the first two issues as it finally enters into the real world. Consequences are beginning to be established along with mystery and intrigue. The art is fun and highly animated but over worked at times. It does not hurt the book but it does not help it. The book continues to set up an intriguing story that promises to be enjoyable. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Bastards - Carl Boehm Jul 9, 2014

    This book has all the makings of a great story, but the collapse at the conclusion leaves me bewildered. Sometimes I think that Silvestri may be getting too caught up in making something fast for the sake of selling its movie rights than he is in writing a story that entertains and succeeds as a comic book. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    BlooBaloo Oct 5, 2014

    The story continues to be intriguing enough to warrant my keeping it on my pull list. New stock characters are being introduced, I just hope Silvestri develops them well enough in future issues. The art continues to be pleasing, I liked it better than in the first issue for some reason. Worth a read if you like fantasy stories.

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