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The Sourcebook
Cover Issue 0
Issue Information
Issue 0
Volume 1
Published June 16th, 2010
Written by Paul Ruditis
Edited by Ralph Tedesco
Raven Gregory
Original Artwork by Derek Baron
Dan Haberkorn
Carol Wood
Additional Artwork by Dave Hoover
David Seidman
Cover Artwork by Al Rio and
Jose Cano (cover A)
David Seidman (cover B)
Comic Guide
Charmed Lives

The Sourcebook is a prequel issue to the Charmed comic series published by Zenescope Entertainment. It serves as a guide for newcomers of the Charmedverse, which is why the issue is often also called the Book of Shadows, and is a collectible for Charmed fans.


This sourcebook serves as a prequel to the comic book series and is a must for fans of the show or anyone who wants to catch up on the Charmed universe.


Notes and TriviaEdit

  • At the end of the book, there is a short preview of first issue Charmed Lives.
  • Some illustrations from this issue were used in issue #1 Charmed Lives.
  • The design inside the comic is made to look as if it's the Book of Shadows.
  • Paul Ruditis apologized at Comic Con for his mistake on "Year 6" (season 6). He had written that Gideon wanted to turn Wyatt evil. Actually Gideon wanted to prevent Wyatt from becoming powerful by killing him, this act lead Wyatt to become evil. This error was fixed for Volume 1.
  • The page with the spell that invokes the powers of the sisters was the one used in the Unaired Pilot.
  • The last page contains some fading words. This is not a printing error, like many buyers at first believed. Paul Ruditis wrote in Zenescope's forum that the fading words have a meaning. In fact the fading words are events in the girls' life that have not happened yet in the comics.





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