John Avon to make rare appearance

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It appears that Grand Prix New Jersey really will have it all. Star City is hosting the event on Nov. 14-16, and it's shaping up to be quite the experience.

The biggest news? John Avon, artist behind all of the best lands, will be in attendance. It's his first appearance in a long time, and I expect the line to be huge. But he's not the only artist who will be there.

Matt Stewart, the artist behind this Force of Will, will also be there.
Matt Stewart, the artist behind this Force of Will, will also be there.

SCG has also guaranteed that everyone will get a playmat, deck box and sleeves with Brainstorm art. SCG has been killing it on events recently, and this is no exception. You can see full details here.

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Corbin Hosler is a journalist living in Norman, Oklahoma (also known as the hotbed of Magic). He started playing in Shadowmoor and chased the Pro Tour dream for a few years, culminating in a Star City Games Legacy Open finals appearance in 2011 before deciding to turn to trading and speculation full-time. He writes weekly at and biweekly for LegitMTG. He also cohosts Brainstorm Brewery, the only financial podcast on the net. He can best be reached @Chosler88 on Twitter.

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2 thoughts on “John Avon to make rare appearance

  1. I’m a fan of competition, but in all honestly SCG has knocked their GP’s out of the park. I don’t attend a lot of GPs that are far away, but SCG makes them a lot better EV when they guarantee me a playmat (especially one with freakin’ Brainstorm on it). I honestly think if other TO’s can’t match this kind of service they shouldn’t get the chance to host GP’s…after all, it should be about what’s best for the player (not keeping things “fair”).

  2. that’s great, because EU TO’s will take over the good stuff (like playmats).
    If SCG would host a GP in EU once a year, that would make that process even faster.

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