From Neil Gaiman, the bestselling novelist and creator of the world-
renowned comics title The Sandman, comes a mesmerizing tale of the
dangers and opportunities of youth, and its endless possibilities.
Illustrated by four of comics' most accomplished artists, John Bolton,
Scott Hampton, Charles Vess and Paul Johnson, THE BOOKS OF MAGIC
collects all four issues of the original miniseries that introduced
the character of Timothy Hunter and set the stage for his continuing
Timothy Hunter could be the most powerful magician in the world, but
does he really want to be? Guided through the magical world starting
at the begining of time by a group of DC Universe magicians, often
refered to as the Trenchcoat Brigade (John Constantine, Phantom
Stranger, Mister E, and Doctor Occult), they attempt to aid Timothy in
his decision whether or not to embrace his gift. However, by the time
Timothy makes a choice, it may have already been made for him.