The Magic Order #2

Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Olivier Coipel Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: July 18, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 13
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9.1User Rating

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A dark force is targeting The Magic Order, killing off its members one by one. Time is running out, and the death toll is rising. Will Gabriel return to the fold to save his family, and the world, from the forces of evil?

  • 10
    Impulse Gamer - Dana Folkard Jul 17, 2018

    Overall, I think this is a killer issue. There isn't much more I have to say about this chapter other than I think it's pretty great, but you probably gathered that already. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Black Nerd Problems - Ja-Quan Greene Jul 16, 2018

    What I find absolutely astounding though is that Mark Millar does not simply import and insert powers and spells that he's seen in movies, shows, and comics. He introduces us to completely unheard of possibilities and includes the most enticing new aspects to powers that we are somewhat familiar with. Then, you got Olivier Coipel aka Mr. Stay Low and Keep Firing, who is bringing all of these astounding new tricks, grand scale spells, and marvelous magic to life. It was widely believed that this comic would blow critics and fans away, and here we are picking our jaws up off the floor with every turn of the page. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Watch - Ross Hutchinson Jul 25, 2018

    We learned a lot about certain characters motivations this issue, At this stage, the main villain is for me the biggest curiosity" How did she leave the order and why does she wear that full leather head mask? I have a feeling we will learn soon enough"Can I get a time eater to eat the time between now an the next issue? Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Manny Gomez Jul 17, 2018

    THE MAGIC ORDER #2 explodes with gorgeous art and a relentless narrative that will enchant any reader. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Jul 17, 2018

    Yet again, Mark Millar and Olivier Coipel produce an amazing issue that's filled with wonder and excitement and intensity. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jul 16, 2018

    This was another highly enjoyable issue of a comic that's quickly becoming one of my favorites. The Magic Order has a ton of potential and so far Millar and Coipel are delivering one of 2018's most engaging and exciting reads. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Jul 17, 2018

    This is a strong second issue that carries the story forward a little bit. My one slight criticism is the fact that we don't really know enough yet about the other Moonstones. But we do know why the murders are happening. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    Comicsverse - AJ Zender Jul 21, 2018

    THE MAGIC ORDER #2, while suffering a minor lack in characterization, does succeed on almost every other level. This is a magically fueled thrill ride full of fun and intensity, as well as some stunning art by Olivier Coipel. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Corps - Matt Granberry Jul 19, 2018

    With intrigue, mystery, and magic woven into the story along with unique, wonderfully done art I'm sure there is nothing but more surprises that will delight readers in the issues to come. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Spartantown - Enrique Rea Jul 23, 2018

    'The Magic Order' is the real deal. It really is where "magic meets the mob" and why it's so engrossing. Millar, Copiel, and Stewart sacrifice nothing in this thrilling new comic. What it lacks in characterization it makes up in ingenious action and art. This is shaping up to be a monster title. Needless to say but it's a must-buy.  Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - lucstclair Jul 15, 2018

    I was never a huge Doctor Strange fan, even Harry Potter never really did it for me, but this feels like Image took those elements and made it for adults and I’m on board the magic train. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Jul 18, 2018

    The Magic Order opens with one of the most bizarre sequences written by Millar in years before continuing to confuse crudity with maturity. Read Full Review

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