Titan Comics has revealed the first look at V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince prequel comic book series – set in the world of the New York Times bestselling fantasy novel series, Shades of Magic. Illustrated by artist Andrea Olimpieri, and colored by Enrica Angiolini, this hotly anticipated comic prequel hits stores in October 2018.
Titan Comics’ brand-new comics are the first in a line of exciting new properties spinning out from the worldwide phenomenon, including; a film adaptation, and a new novel, Threads of Power, announced for 2020. V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic books have sold over 200,000 copies in the USA alone, and are available in over 20 countries.
V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic series features parallel versions of London, each with their own rules – Grey London, a drab realm devoid of magic ruled by mad King George; Red London, where life and magic is revered under the strong Maresh Dynasty; White London, a harsh world where people fight magic, and magic fights back, draining the city to its core; and finally, the menacing Black London – but no-one dares to speak its name.
In Titan’s new Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince series, young and unruly Prince Maxim of Red London is sent to the lawless city of Verose after disobeying the King. Little does he know that a fate worse than exile awaits him on the Blood Coast…
Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince #1 features four spectacular art covers by Claudia Ianniciello, Tomm Coker, and series artist Andrea Olimpieri, plus a fantastic book style cover which pays tribute to the best-selling Shade of Magic novel phenomenon.