This Arcana originally appeared on March 29, 2012.
ears ago, there was a magazine called Duelist, and it was all about Magic. Its covers were frequently adorned with brand new paintings, like this alternate view of Phyrexian Negator by Carl Critchlow:
Well, guess what? We recently found the files for the original art for a few of these covers. So here, for the first time, is this neat Negator without all those pesky words all over it!
Duelist #40 Cover | Art by Carl Critchlow
Now that we've established the theme of what we're doing here, here's Duelist #38:
That art is an alternate version of Hammer of Bogardan, done by Ron Spencer, the man who did the original. And here it is without the words getting in the way!
Duelist #38 Cover | Art by Ron Spencer