This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the co-hosts take a look at Neil Gaiman’s The Books of Magic from DC Comics.

When 12-year-old Tim Hunter travels through the DC Universe in order to decide whether or not to become the world’s greatest sorcerer, he is guided by the Phantom Stranger, John Constantine, Doctor Occult and Mister E, and encounters Eclipso, Merlin, Deadman and other mysterious characters.

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  1. That is really interesting. Thanks MP.
    The books of magic (and this kid i think) play a huge roll in Justice League Dark right now and i am intersted to learn.

  2. Loved it…

    This was my first intro to vertigo and made me realize that there was more to comics than Infinity Gauntlet stuff.

    The series that followed this mini after the Children’s Crusade mini, was the first series I ever collected. Sadly, Tim is pretty much ignored in Justice League Dark these days. Which is pretty unfair considering he became the ultimate OP Magician in all of DC by the end of his run.

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