“Visually stunning, this exciting, swashbuckling adventure revisits the enthralling world of Schwab’s best-selling “Shades of Magic” fantasy series” LIBRARY JOURNAL, Starred Review
“A great introduction to a deeply layered fantasy world” – THE PILL BOX
“Exceptional … moves at a great pace and the artwork is stellar” – COMIC BUZZ
VOL. 1: THE STEEL PRINCE
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…
The story continues in
THE STEEL PRINCE VOL. 2:
KNIGHT OF KNIVES