Magik (Illyana Nikolievna Rasputina - typically anglicized to Rasputin) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, most often in relation to the X-Men. She first appeared in the comic book Giant-Size X-Men #1 (May 1975).
Magik is the younger sister of the Russian X-Man Colossus. She is a member of a fictional sub-species of humanity known as mutants, who are born with superhuman abilities. Her natural mutant power is the ability to teleport. She also is a capable sorceress.
Magik is an object-oriented programming language that supports multiple inheritance, polymorphism and is dynamically typed. It was designed implemented in 1989 by Arthur Chance, of Smallworld Systems Ltd, as part of Smallworld Geographical Information System (GIS). Following Smallworld's acquisition in 2000, Magik is now is provided by GE Energy, still as part of its Smallworld technology platform.
Magik (Inspirational Magik) was originally introduced in 1990 and has been improved and updated over the years. Its current version is 4.0 or Magik SF (Small Footprint).
In July 2012, Magik developers announced that they were in the process of porting Magik language on the Java virtual machine. The successful porting was confirmed by Oracle Corporation in November of the same year.
Magik may refer to:
- Magik (programming language)
Magik (comics), an alias also used by Marvel Comics character Illyana Rasputin (and also by Amanda Sefton)
- Magik (Illyana and Storm), a four-issue comic book limited series published by Marvel Comics in 1983–1984
- Magik (rapper), a Polish rapper
- Magik One: First Flight, the first in a series of seven albums by DJ Tiësto
- Magik Markers, a rock band from Hartford, Connecticut
- Magik (film), an upcoming film
- Magik (series), a trance mix-compilation series by Tiësto
Magik was a four-issue comic book limited series published by Marvel Comics in 1983–1984, starring the fictional characters Magik and Storm. The series title is consistently displayed on the covers as Storm and Illyana: Magik, but the official title as listed in the indicia is the reverse: Magik: Illyana and Storm. It was written by Chris Claremont and illustrated by John Buscema, Ron Frenz, Sal Buscema, and Tom Palmer.
Magik is the title given to a trance mix-compilation series by Tiësto. The series, which has had seven installments starting in 1997 and ending in 2001, has been released by Tiësto on Black Hole Recordings. Tiësto released his own Artist Profile Series DJ Mix in 2000 with Magik Four: A New Adventure; Black Hole CD 07 is the only CD which is also released in the Artist Profile Series, after the four first Magik CDs were re-released in 2000 with new artwork. The sleeves on the first copies were replaced because of unauthorized use of Patrick Woodroffe's artwork.
Piotr Łuszcz also known as Magik (pol. Magician) (born on 18 March 1978 in Jelenia Góra; died on 26 December 2000 in Katowice) was a Polish rapper, and a record producer. From 1994 to 1998 he was a member of the Polish hip hop group Kaliber 44. After he left Kaliber 44 he formed the group Paktofonika with Sebastian Salbert, whose stage name was "Rahim", and Wojciech Alszer, whose stage name was "Fokus".
Łuszcz committed suicide on 26 December 2000 at around 6.15 a.m. by jumping from the window of his ninth-floor apartment. He was pronounced dead in a local hospital at around 6.45 a.m., leaving behind his wife Justyna and his 3-year-old son Filip.
Magik is an upcoming animated fantasy film written, produced and directed by Stephen Wallis. It will feature the voices of Benedict Cumberbatch, Matthew Goode, Samantha Morton, Dominique Swain, Jim Broadbent, Tom Riley, Enzo Cilenti, Jimmy Carr and Jake Raymond. It is set to be released on 25 December 2016.