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W.I.T.C.H.: The Graphic Novel, Part I. The Twelve Portals Vol. 1 is the 1st volume of the Yen Press Graphic Novels. It was first published on October 31st 2017, alongside volume 2 and volume 3, together collecting all of Arc 1: The Twelve Portals. It was released in both paperback and digitally by the Yen Press imprint JY.[1]


The Power of Five

Twelve portals have opened between Earth and the dark world of Metamoor, weakening the mystic veil that separates the two and protects humanity from an evil that threatens to consume it. Five girls have been chosen as Guardians to stand against this menace. Gifted with powers over the elements, Will, Irma, Taranee, Cornelia, and Hay Lin step into their new roles and together become the force for good known as W.I.T.C.H.!


  1. Issue 001: Halloween
  2. Issue 002: The Twelve Portals
  3. Issue 003: The Dark Dimension
  4. Issue 004: The Power of Fire

Bonus content

This volume features two double-page spreads of information about Will and Irma.


Credits for this volume, separate from those of the issues are:

  • Cover art by Alessandro Barbucci
  • Color and light direction by Barbara Canepa
  • Colors by Mara Damiani
  • Translation assistance by Eva Martina Allione
  • Lettering by Katie Blackeslee

Russian edition


The Russian comic publisher, Komilfo (Комильфо), announced that they are republishing the W.I.T.C.H. comics.[2] Their books have a new Russian translation which is based on Yen Press’ editions.[3] This volume was released in March 2021 in hardback with the title W.I.T.C.H. Чародейки. Двенадцать порталов. Том 1.