Included with a Kindle Unlimited membership.
List Price: $16.99 Details
Save: $4.50 (26%)
Get Fast, Free Shipping with Amazon Prime & FREE Returns
Return this item for free
  • Free returns are available for the shipping address you chose. You can return the item for any reason in new and unused condition: no shipping charges
  • Learn more about free returns.
How to return the item?
FREE delivery Saturday, October 30 if you spend $25 on items shipped by Amazon
Or fastest delivery Thursday, October 28. Order within 18 hrs 10 mins
In Stock.
As an alternative, the Kindle eBook is available now and can be read on any device with the free Kindle app.
$$12.49 () Includes selected options. Includes initial monthly payment and selected options. Details
Price
Subtotal
$$12.49
Subtotal
Initial payment breakdown
Shipping cost, delivery date, and order total (including tax) shown at checkout.
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Learn more
Ships from
Amazon.com
Sold by
Amazon.com
Ships from
Amazon.com
Sold by
Amazon.com
Return policy: Returnable until Jan 31, 2022
For the 2021 holiday season, returnable items purchased between October 1 and December 31 can be returned until January 31, 2022
Shades Of Magic: The Stee... has been added to your Cart
1-Click ordering is not available for this item.
Get Fast, Free Shipping with Amazon Prime
FREE delivery Tuesday, November 2 if you spend $25 on items shipped by Amazon
Used: Acceptable | Details
Sold by Mostly Tomatos
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: Used books may have signs of wear, cosmetic blemishes, markings, missing or torn dust jacket, and missing some companion materials/access codes. As Amazon Prime sellers, all of our books are already inside Amazon warehouses and ship free and quickly with free returns. We pride ourselves on customer service, and our rating shows.
<Embed>
Other Sellers on Amazon
$11.56
+ $3.99 shipping
Sold by: Ambis Enterprises
Sold by: Ambis Enterprises
(17627 ratings)
84% positive over last 12 months
Only 2 left in stock - order soon.
Shipping rates and Return policy
$13.70
+ $3.99 shipping
Sold by: allnewbooks
Sold by: allnewbooks
(268270 ratings)
92% positive over last 12 months
In stock.
Usually ships within 4 to 5 days.
Shipping rates and Return policy
$18.53
& FREE Shipping
Sold by: Publisher Direct
Sold by: Publisher Direct
(84200 ratings)
94% positive over last 12 months
Only 8 left in stock - order soon.
Shipping rates and Return policy
Loading your book clubs
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again.
Not in a club? Learn more
Amazon book clubs early access

Join or create book clubs

Choose books together

Track your books
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.

Download the free Kindle app and start reading Kindle books instantly on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Learn more

Read instantly on your browser with Kindle Cloud Reader.

Using your mobile phone camera - scan the code below and download the Kindle app.

QR code to download the Kindle App

Enter your mobile phone or email address

Processing your request...

By pressing "Send link," you agree to Amazon's Conditions of Use.

You consent to receive an automated text message from or on behalf of Amazon about the Kindle App at your mobile number above. Consent is not a condition of any purchase. Message & data rates may apply.

Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.

Shades Of Magic: The Steel Prince Vol. 1 Paperback – Illustrated, March 5, 2019

4.4 out of 5 stars 160 ratings

Price
New from Used from
Kindle & comiXology
Paperback, Illustrated
$12.49
$6.23 $2.23

Enhance your purchase


Inspire a love of reading with Amazon Book Box for Kids
Discover delightful children's books with Amazon Book Box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months — new Amazon Book Box Prime customers receive 15% off your first box. Learn more.

Frequently bought together

  • Shades Of Magic: The Steel Prince Vol. 1
  • +
  • Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince Vol. 2: Night of Knives
  • +
  • Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince Vol. 3: The Rebel Army
Total price:
To see our price, add these items to your cart.
Some of these items ship sooner than the others.
Choose items to buy together.

From the Publisher

Editorial Reviews

Review

Nominated for the GoodReads BEST GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS 2019


"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 Pull Box

"Exceptional … moves at a great pace and the artwork is stellar" - Comic Buzz      

"Featuring stellar art and engaging writing … visually stunning" - Chico Comics Page 

"Possibly the best fantasy comic out there right now" - Culturess

"An interesting read" - ComicBook.com

"Explosive and dramatic ... makes the lore accessible and understandable, and the art is absolutely gorgeous" - Geeks World Wide

"Full of lessons, realizations, and vibrant images, The Steel Prince adds a new layer of complexity to the Shades of Magic series" - Paperback Paris

"A masterpiece and a delight to read and admire" - DePepi

"One of fantasy’s most successful series in recent years is coming to comics" - The Hollywood Reporter

"A well realised and perfectly crafted world" - Set the Tape

 "An enthralling graphic novel ... unique, action-packed plot and gorgeous artwork" - Candid Cover

"What’s not to love here? The art is stunning, the story features Prince Maxim – it’s diverse, full of daring and adventure (and plenty of magic) " - The Bookshire

"Complex and beautiful ... It is action packed and you will fly through these pages" - Book Crushin

"A dark and enjoyable endeavor in visual story-telling for V.E. Schwab and allows fans to dive back in a beloved universe in all of its colourful and mischievous glory" - Bookidote

"V. E. Schwab delivers another amazing story ... nine out of ten" - Fantasy-Faction

"A prequel, but stands well on its own, with political intrigue, magic duels and even swashbuckling pirate adventures thrown in" - ICV2

"The artwork is stunning, the characters complex and compelling" - Book Riot

“Whisks the reader along a tangle of breathless action ... The Steel Prince brings Schwab’s consummate storytelling to a new medium” - Aurealis Magazine

About the Author

V. E. Schwab's first adult novel, Vicious, debuted to critical praise and reader accolades. She is the author of the NYT bestselling Shades of Magic series, as well as a number of MG and YA novels, including This Savage Song. She has been called "the heir to Diana Wynne Jones." Her dynamic work has caught the attention of major TV and film studios.

Schwab has a Masters degree in Art History from the University of Edinburgh. She currently lives in Nashville, TN, but frequents Edinburgh.

Entertainment Weekly's 27 Female Authors Who Rule Sci-Fi and Fantasy Right Now

Andrea Olimpieri is an up and coming comic book artist based out of
Italy. Andrea has contributed artwork to a number of titles including Dishonored, Mostri, and True Blood.

Audible Holiday Deal
Save 46% on your first 4 months. Get this deal

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Titan Comics; Illustrated edition (March 5, 2019)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 112 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1785865870
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1785865879
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 13 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.63 x 0.24 x 10.16 inches
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 160 ratings

About the author

Follow authors to get new release updates, plus improved recommendations.

Customer reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
4.4 out of 5
160 global ratings
How are ratings calculated?

Top reviews from the United States

Reviewed in the United States on April 2, 2019
Verified Purchase
Customer image
3.0 out of 5 stars 3/5
By Melanie (meltotheany) on April 2, 2019
“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 characters are truly some of the best I’ve read, but the plot and events always held me back from completely loving them. But when I found out we were going to get to learn more about Rhy’s father (adoptive father of Kell) and the events that lead him to being King, I knew I couldn’t resist. But here I am, still surprised that I ended up giving the prequel graphic novel series start three stars.

Maxim Maresh is only a prince in this brand-new graphic novel series, but he is the sole heir and the king in waiting in Red London. Yet, he wants to be so much more than that, and he wants to prove that he will be capable and earn his rightful place as king one day. Maxim and his family are also people of color, with obvious dark brown skin, but it is never stated what ethnicity in this made up alternate historical London. And he has earned himself the title of The Steel Prince because of his magical affinity with steel.

But in this bind-up, Maxim gets involved with pirates, and magical tournaments, and figuring out who he wants to be. Yet, this first volume barely mentions the parallel Londons, which (to me) is the coolest part of this world, completely. And then with this elaborate magic system finally being visualized, it just felt clunky, and like it missed the mark completely on something that could have been groundbreaking.

“You fight like a royal. Like the weapons are made of wood. Like no one means to hurt you. But this is not London, your highness.”

But my biggest problem with this graphic novel was honestly the art. Trust me, it kills me to say this, but I just never grew to like the style of this book. And especially with something as cool as the world of ADSOM, I feel like an artist really could have turned this into one of the most aesthetically pleasing series of all time, especially with red, grey, black, and white having such a pivotal role in this world. But I don’t have an art degree, so don’t listen to me. I’m just stating what I would have liked more for this story! The artist is still very talented. And if this is your favorite art style of all time? You are valid.

I still really enjoyed this bind-up and I can’t wait to see where the story goes next. I hope we get to see more cameos of characters we love, too! And if you are already a fan of VE Schwab and this breathtaking world, I bet you will absolutely love this addition! Content and trigger warnings violence, blood, and torture.
Images in this review
Customer image
Customer image
8 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on March 7, 2019
Verified Purchase
3 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on July 14, 2019
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on March 11, 2020
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on March 12, 2019
Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on February 6, 2021
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on May 10, 2021
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on May 16, 2020
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse

Top reviews from other countries

Pearl
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice read, even for a beginner to the series
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 27, 2019
Verified Purchase
Alex
5.0 out of 5 stars Schwab does it again!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 16, 2019
Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Ella
4.0 out of 5 stars Ooh
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 12, 2019
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
louise
5.0 out of 5 stars If you love V E Schwab you will love this
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 14, 2019
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
Hauntedcupcake
3.0 out of 5 stars The Steel Prince
Reviewed in Germany on February 23, 2020
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse