Getting the Band Back Together

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It didn't take very long at all.

Mere hours after the pictures of the new minor gods from Journey Into Nyx were spoiled, photoshoppers got to work making them look even more formidable.

As a former member of Team Simic, I'm glad someone did, frankly. Is there a reason Kruphix doesn't have a face? It's like he's made out of disappointment and flecked with thousands of torn foil Shamblesharks. Simic can be such a drag. Still, there is no reason to be pessmistic yet, and if his courser and prophet are any indication, he could make up for all of Gatecrash. Want to know how to make him seem even cooler?


Aww yiss. That's da good stuff, baby.

Still, one man and his keytar does not a good set make. If Journey Into Nyx is going to be good value at all, it will need a few more members.

Keyword ability "shred" confirmed for the next set.


Why the one with hoop earrings gotta have a jambox? And a bass guitar?

Phenax might as well be on drums- once he hits play and you start tapping dudes, he establishes a clock like a metronome.

What is this, a ska band?

Ska band confirmed.

Journey Into Funk will be playing ten sold-out shows at amphitheaters all around the plane. Seats are selling out fast- their fans are pretty devoted.

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Jason Alt is a value trader and writer. He is Quiet Speculation's self-appointed web content archivist and co-captain of the interdepartmental dodgeball team. He enjoys craft microbrews and doing things ironically. You may have seen him at magic events; he wears black t-shirts and has a beard and a backpack so he's pretty easy to spot. You can hear him as co-host on the Brainstorm Brewery podcast or catch his articles on He is also the Community Manager at and writes the odd article there, too. Follow him on Twitter @JasonEAlt unless you don't like having your mind blown.

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