- 1st appearance of Emily Bright, a girl who has been aware of her magical powers since birth
- 1st appearance of Doyle Dormammu, the illegitimate son of Dormammu
- 1st appearance of Shaylee Moonpeddle
- 1st appearance of Zoe Laveau, Calvin Morse and Dessy
The Marvel Universe has mysteriously changed in such an alarming way that Doctor Strange has done what he's avoided for decades; he's opened a school for young sorcerers. Young people from around the world with aptitude in magic have been brought together in New Orleans to study the Mystic Arts under Strange, Brother Voodoo, the Ancient One, the Scarlet Witch, Magik, Hellstrom and ALL your favorite Marvel magicians. But with all the new magical threats, is it too late?!