The Magicians: Alice's Story #1
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The Magicians: Alice's Story #1

Writer: Lev Grossman, Lilah Sturges Artist: Pius Bak Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: July 10, 2019 Cover Price: $26.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Alice Quinn is manifestly brilliant, and she fs always known that magic is real. During her years at
Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy, she rises to the top of her class, falls in love with Quentin
Coldwater, and witnesses a horrifically magical creature invade their dimension. It's not soon after graduation when Alice, Quentin, and their friends set their sights on the idyllic setting of
Fillory: a place thought to only live in the pages of their favorite children 's books. A land where magic flows like rivers... but in this magical realm nothing is what it seems to be, and something darker lies behind the spellbinding faca more

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Nikko Soto Jul 12, 2019

    Quentin's story focuses on magic and quests while Alice's point-of-view is much more grounded. It's the perspective that follows a more logical approach rather than just accepting all of these magical elements as they are. I'm hoping that the other two books get similar adaptations since this one proved to add more to a set story. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson-Adams Jul 28, 2019

    At the end of the day, and considering the fact that I wasnt previously familiar with the source material at all, The Magicians: Alices Story succeeds in a lot of different ways. It confidently adapts Lev Grossmans source material to the comic book format, it serves as both a welcoming entry point and fresh reinterpretation of the first novel, and perhaps most importantly it provides a fun, exciting and thoroughly unpredictable fantasy tale. Well worth a look. Read Full Review

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