Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince

Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince Review

Written by #1 New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab and torn from the universe of the Shades of Magic sequence, this all-original comic book prequel to A Darker Shade of Magic is perfect for fans of bloody, swashbuckling adventure and gritty fantasy!

Delve into the thrilling, epic tale of the young and arrogant prince Maxim Maresh, long before he became the king of Red London and adoptive father to Kell, the lead of A Darker Shade of Magic!

The youthful Maresh is sent to a violent and unmanageable port city on the Blood Coast of Verose, on strict orders from his father, King Nokil Maresh, to cut his military teeth in this lawless landscape.

There, he encounters an unruly band of soldiers, a lawless landscape, and the intoxicatingly deadly presence of the newly returned pirate queen, Arisa...

Collects Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince #1-4.

Title:Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince
Edition Language:English

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    Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince Reviews

  • Victoria Schwab

    Set in the years before SHADES OF MAGIC, the young, arrogant prince Maxim is sent to a violent coastal city, where he teams up with a band of unconventional soldiers to face pirates, forbidden magic, ...

  • Kai

    VICTORIA ARE YOU TRYING TO KILL MEITS A BLOODY PREQUEL GRAPHIC NOVEL TO SHADES OF MAGIC WHO ELSE IS HYPERVENTILATING...

  • ????? ?

    my main philosophy in life is that if Victoria Schwab is involved, my money will be well-spent...

  • Elise (TheBookishActress)

    me when this was announced:me when this cover dropped:me when this comic finally releases:...

  • Melanie

    “Here, our story begins…” I read the entire A Darker Shade of Magic trilogy, and I ended up giving them all three stars. I am absolutely obsessed with Victoria’s mind and worlds, and her ch...

  • Ashley Nuckles

    The art took some getting used to but it picked up FAST. I absolutely loved learning more about Maxim, and this made me realize how much I desperately need a reread of ADSOM! YAY!...

  • ? Mira ?

    20gayteen has been beautiful, but can we talk about 20Schwabteen? Returning to Red London for a new adventure WATERED my CROPS and I am THRIVING out here. As you all know, Shades of Magic is my main p...

  • Lea (drumsofautumn)

    I honestly don't love the art for this, especially when it comes to close-ups of faces and fight scenes, and I also didn't find the story particularly thrilling 🙈...

  • Maria

    #1: 3/5. Honestly, this was. nothing special? seemed way too short somehow. definitely not enough content for me to form an actual opinion. but hey, it’s only the first issue and I’m just so happy...

  • Lucy Rojas

    Ok, this was me, a year ago, when i was reading ACOL:Today, almost a whole year later, i've got the amazing news that THE STEEL PRINCE is actually coming on its wayWishes come true, don't they?JUNE, 2...