The third of six volumes collecting MattWagner's epic fantasy trilogy. Book Two-THE HERO DEFINED was the series thatfirst saw Wagner join the ranks of Image Comics creators and continues the sagaof the reborn Pendragon, Kevin Matchstick. Several years after the events ofTHE HERO DISCOVERED, Kevin finds himself partnered with a posse of comrades whoalso embody the powers and personas of ancient heroes.
Together they confrontand battle a litany of supernatural challenges, all seemingly orchestrated by anunseen malevolence from Kevin's past. Throughout their adventures, Kevin ispursued by a shabby and befuddled old man, Wally Ut, who claims to be themystical mentor that was prophesied for the next stage of our hero'sjourney-Kevin's secondMage!Matt Wagner's classicepic of comics fantasy has been beloved by both old fans and new readers fordecades. MAGE was at the vanguard of the independent comics scene and continuesas an inspiration to many contemporary creators.
With the release of the finalpart of the MAGE trilogy, THE HERO DENIED, this collected series will be anessential part of any comics library.