Books of Magic #13

Writer: Kat Howard Artist: Tom Fowler Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: October 23, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 6
8.7Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

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Using magic thoughtlessly has left Tim Hunter's family in ruins, and he's ready to give it up entirely. But before he breaks his wand and drowns his books, he's determined to heal the psychic damage he's done to his own father's mind. Unfortunately, like all children, he may not be prepared to handle the truth of what sort of man his father really is...

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Tony Farina Nov 3, 2019

    Here is hoping that the next year we spend with Tim is just as wonderful as the past year. If Books of Magic #13 is any indication of the trajectory, it most certainly will be. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Oct 23, 2019

    Fowler delivers some great images throughout the issue and the final panels are ominous and memorable. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Comic Watch - Steve Batley Nov 1, 2019

    Once again this book continues to enthral without throwing the familiar trappings or tropes at us. As such it deserves my respect and admiration. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Oct 24, 2019

    This arc is a breather before new horrors come for Tim, no doubt, but it's great to see the creative team can get as much mileage out of the small moments as the big ones. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Oct 29, 2019

    I like what Howard is putting into motion and I really like how Fowler's artwork comes across when we have Taillefer and Boyd enhancing it and bringing it to life more with their own details. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Corey Patterson Oct 23, 2019

    BOOKS OF MAGIC #13, available in stores Wednesday, October 23rd, brings the focus back to one of the main themes within this series: relationships. Writer Kat Howard hones in on Timothy Hunter and Ellie, separately, as they try to fix the damage the world of magic has wrought upon their personal lives. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Oct 23, 2019

    It all comes together for what feels like an emotional oasis in the fallout of the series' most recent turning point. Read Full Review

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