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Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) comic books 1938 or later

  • Issue #1A
    Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) 1A
    • Signed by writer/creator David Mack with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
    • Signed by creator David Mack with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Orange cover, woman standing on giant face. An Image Comic (W) David Mack (A) Rick Mays Issue one of the new ongoing series with new original stories of the Noh Operatives! "I've always planned on doing a series on each of the Noh agents that presents a personal view of their life from past to present, in the way I did with Kabuki in Circle of Blood. This Scarab series is the first of these," says writer David Mack. "And the events that occur in this story will have a huge impact on the current painted Kabuki series as well". Rick Mays, who drew Scarab in Masks of the Noh, is the artist of the SCARAB series. Rick has been working on it for the last two years so he has completely finished the art for the first storyline. This enables us to release the book Monthly, making this the first ever monthly series of brand new Kabuki! After the first Scarab storyline, Kabuki Agents will feature all new stories on Siamese, Tiger lily, Ice, and Snapdragon. This series chronicles all the adventures of the Noh agents that we didn't see in Masks of the Noh and the new Kabuki series, and it even guest stars Kabuki! And wait until you see how! In the Current Kabuki issues we learn that one of the Noh agents dies. This series reveals who! Rick Mays is a fan favorite from his work on Kabuki: Masks of the Noh, and this is his best art ever! Don't under order the first issue of this new series that will continue for years to come! Issue #1 will have a cover fully painted by Scarab artist Rick Mays and all new fully painted cover by David Mack who is a 1999 Eisner award nominee for Best Painter! The covers are shipped 50/50 and make an attractive display side by side on the shelf. A must- have for every Kabuki reader! b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) 1B

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    Variant cover by Quesada girl Girl wearing black, holding a bloody knife and crouching on cover. An Image Comic (W) David Mack (A) Rick Mays Issue one of the new ongoing series with new original stories of the Noh Operatives! "I've always planned on doing a series on each of the Noh agents that presents a personal view of their life from past to present, in the way I did with Kabuki in Circle of Blood. This Scarab series is the first of these," says writer David Mack. "And the events that occur in this story will have a huge impact on the current painted Kabuki series as well". Rick Mays, who drew Scarab in Masks of the Noh, is the artist of the SCARAB series. Rick has been working on it for the last two years so he has completely finished the art for the first storyline. This enables us to release the book Monthly, making this the first ever monthly series of brand new Kabuki! After the first Scarab storyline, Kabuki Agents will feature all new stories on Siamese, Tiger lily, Ice, and Snapdragon. This series chronicles all the adventures of the Noh agents that we didn't see in Masks of the Noh and the new Kabuki series, and it even guest stars Kabuki! And wait until you see how! In the Current Kabuki issues we learn that one of the Noh agents dies. This series reveals who! Rick Mays is a fan favorite from his work on Kabuki: Masks of the Noh, and this is his best art ever! Don't under order the first issue of this new series that will continue for years to come! Issue #1 will have a cover fully painted by Scarab artist Rick Mays and all new fully painted cover by David Mack who is a 1999 Eisner award nominee for Best Painter! The covers are shipped 50/50 and make an attractive display side by side on the shelf. A must- have for every Kabuki reader! b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1C
    Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) 1C

    Blue border, woman sitting next to a little sword. An Image Comic (W) David Mack (A) Rick Mays Issue one of the new ongoing series with new original stories of the Noh Operatives! "I've always planned on doing a series on each of the Noh agents that presents a personal view of their life from past to present, in the way I did with Kabuki in Circle of Blood. This Scarab series is the first of these," says writer David Mack. "And the events that occur in this story will have a huge impact on the current painted Kabuki series as well". Rick Mays, who drew Scarab in Masks of the Noh, is the artist of the SCARAB series. Rick has been working on it for the last two years so he has completely finished the art for the first storyline. This enables us to release the book Monthly, making this the first ever monthly series of brand new Kabuki! After the first Scarab storyline, Kabuki Agents will feature all new stories on Siamese, Tiger lily, Ice, and Snapdragon. This series chronicles all the adventures of the Noh agents that we didn't see in Masks of the Noh and the new Kabuki series, and it even guest stars Kabuki! And wait until you see how! In the Current Kabuki issues we learn that one of the Noh agents dies. This series reveals who! Rick Mays is a fan favorite from his work on Kabuki: Masks of the Noh, and this is his best art ever! Don't under order the first issue of this new series that will continue for years to come! Issue #1 will have a cover fully painted by Scarab artist Rick Mays and all new fully painted cover by David Mack who is a 1999 Eisner award nominee for Best Painter! The covers are shipped 50/50 and make an attractive display side by side on the shelf. A must- have for every Kabuki reader! b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1DF
    Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) 1DF

    Dynamic Forces variant cover by David Mack, limited to 5000 copies. Story by David Mack. Art by Rick Mays. The story of Scarab, the masked female assassin introduced in the Kabuki series. An injured Scarab flashes back on her early days as a street orphan, before she was recruited as an assassin for the Noh. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Includes numbered Dynamic Forces Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Issue #2
    Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) 2

    An Image Comic (W) David Mack (A) Rick Mays Issue two of the new ongoing Kabuki series with new original stories of the Noh Operatives! Eisner nominated writer David Mack, hot off the new Kabuki storyline and the new Daredevil series, teams up with Masks of the Noh artist Rick Mays. "Rick (who drew Scarab in Kabuki: Masks of the Noh) has been working on this new series for the last two years. Because he's already completed the art for the first storyline, we can release the series monthly. This is the first monthly Kabuki series!" , says writer David Mack. "This series focuses on Scarab's entrance into the Noh agency as well as her present status as a Noh operative and her relationship with Tiger Lily. The story even crosses over into the current Kabuki series and guest stars Kabuki herself. I'll be drawing the Kabuki sequences in this series." David adds. After the Scarab storyline, Kabuki Agents will feature stories on Siamese, Tiger Lily, Ice, and Snapdragon. This series chronicles all the adventures of the Noh agents that we didn't see in Masks of the Noh. b&w, 32pg" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) 3
    • Signed by creator David Mack with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    (W) David Mack (A) Rick Mays Eisner nominated writer Dav id Mack, hot off the new Daredevil series, teams up with Masks of the Noh artist Rick Mays. This issue further explores the relationship between Scarab and Tiger lily which Rick first drew in KABUKI: Masks of the Noh. The Saga also ties in with the current Kabuki series and even guest stars Kabuki! And wait until you see how! In the current Kabuki issues we learn that one of the Noh agents dies. This series reveals who. "I'll be drawing the Kabuki sequences", says writer / artist David Mack, " and Rick's Scarab sequences are his best art yet." B&W, 32PG" Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) 4

    Story by David Mack. Art and cover by Rick Mays. The story of Scarab, the masked female assassin introduced in the Kabuki series. Scarabs first hit goes awry; Yukio and Keiko have a rendezvous with a director who makes adult films, which are somewhat different in the world of Kabuki. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5
    Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) 5

    Story by David Mack. Art and cover by Rick Mays. The story of Scarab, the masked female assassin introduced in the Kabuki series. Scarab tries to escape from the Yakuza after a hit gone wrong; Yukio and Keiko discover that the adult-film director Shunga is more ambitious than they thought. 32 pages, B&W. Mature readers. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #6
    Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) 6

    (W) David Mack (A) Rick Mays You grow up in the streets of inner city Tokyo. As a teenager, you fall into the wrong crowd and find yourself in a heap of trouble. The Yakuza kill your best friend. The cops put you in jail. They say you get one more chance. You are offered a way to make amends by infiltrating the gangs as an informant. You know the subculture in a way the cops never could. You are so good at your job that a "federal agency" offers you other infiltration jobs. They groom you for a role in their agency. And that's when the real trouble begins. Sharp characterization and lush artwork. Scarab takes you on a trip of broken hearts and the Japanese underworld. BW32pp Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #7
    Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) 7

    (W) David Mack (A) Rick Mays Keiko becomes Scarab for the first time. Her tumultuous teen years, her romance with Yukio, her confrontation with the Yakuza, her recruitment as an informant, and her training as an operative. All these story threads from Scarab's origin have been brought together and tie into the present story of Scarab and Tigerlily's forbidden friendship outside of the Noh and the Noh's search for Kabuki in Control Corps. This issue dramatically converges Scarabs past into her present, brings her face to face with a mystery guest, and ties into the recent painted KABUKI series, continuing where KABUKI- Metamorphosis leaves off. Sharp characterization, kinetic action, philosophy, intrigue, on a twisted rollercoaster ride through the Japanese underworld. If you've wanted to try an issue of Eisner, Eagle and Harvey Award nominee David (Daredevil) Mack's Kabuki, this issue is a great slice of that acclaimed vision and versatility. b&w, 32pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #8
    Kabuki Agents Scarab (1999) 8

    KABUKI AGENTS: SCARAB #8 (W) David Mack (A) David Mack & Rick Mays A bi-monthly, on-going series. Finally revealed! The long awaited answer to the question posed at the end of Kabuki Metamorphosis (Issues1-9): "Which Noh Agent died in Kabuki #9?" Featuring guest appearances by every one of the Noh Agents, in this issue we finally see what was never shown in any previous Kabuki book. One of them dies in this issue. No joke. No Dream. No gimmick. One of the Noh Agents is gone forever. This issue includes special Kabuki scenes ILLUSTRATED by DAVID MACK! Mack returns as ARTIST for a segment that intricately weaves this issue into Metamorphosis. Plus: The revelation of last issue's mystery guest. A ghost from Scarab's past in Japan's criminal subculture collides with her present assignment as a government operative in this pivotal concluding issue to the Scarab story line. "Even if I didn't know David, I would buy every single comic he releases. I am in awe of his constant excellence. there is more artistic invention in one Kabuki page than most comic artists muster throughout their entire careers."?Brian Michael Bendis (Powers, Ultamate Spiderman) b&w, 32pg Cover price $2.95.