IXALAN is Coming – the New Release for Magic the Gathering


Hey all! Just want to give everyone a quick reminder that the new expansion from Magic the Gathering is coming – IXALAN!

The pre-release parties will be going on at all your local Game and Comic Book shops on September 23 – 24, 2017. Coming to a pre-release party and playing well gives you the chance at winning more booster packs. Malice Corp will be covering the midnight release at Sky High Comics in San Diego, California. I can’t wait to get my release pack.


The Pre-Release pack comes with:

  • 6 Ixalan booster packs
  • Randomized date-stamped premium promo card
  • Spindown life counter
  • Insert with deck building advice

What to expect from IXALAN

IXALAN is a new expansion and realm for Magic: The Gathering card game from Wizards of the Coast.  It is going to have cards that have dinosaurs, vampire conquistadors, and pirates! 

What cards are you looking for to add to your deck?

New standard rotation

This release also marks the new once a year rotation for standard decks. IXALAN will be released and be acceptable for standard play and four of the previous sets will be retiring from standard play.

Retiring sets:

  • Battle for Zendikar
  • Oath of the Gatewatch
  • Shadows over Innistrad
  • Eldritch Moon

Remaining sets:

  • Kaladesh 
  • Aether Revolt
  • Amonkhet
  • Hour of Devastation
  • Cards from Welcome Decks (and other ancillary products) with the W17 set identification code are also permitted in the Standard format.

Upcoming events:

Magic the gathering open house 16 Sept 2017

Check with your local gaming/comic shop or head down to Sky High comics to get your free lesson on how to play Magic and your free starter Deck. They will be handing these starter packs out to everyone that comes down to just learn how to play.

Friday night Magic 22 Sept 2017

You local shops should be supporting Friday night magic tournaments if not again Sky High has you covered with their Friday night games.

Midnight release of IXALAN 22/23 Sept 2017

There is going to be a release party down at Sky High comics! I will be there at the least to represent Malice Corp along with Mest5150, and maybe a surprise guest or two, so come down and hang out! We will be live streaming the event on Youtube, and Mest will be walking around asking questions – let him know if you want to get in on the video fun. Make sure to subscribe to the Youtube channel so you can see when the feed goes live. Click to Subscribe!

Sky High Comics

625 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd , San Marcos, CA 92078

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Noon on 23 Sept 2017 

6 PM on 23 Sept 2017

8 AM on 24 Sept 2017

Noon 24 Sept 2017

6 PM on 24 Sept 2017 – Two headed Giant format.


Jack Malice, Contributor and founder


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