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Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) comic books 1938 or later

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Circle of Blood!" Collects Kabuki Circle of Blood (1995) #1-6 and Kabuki (1994 One-Shot). Story and art by David Mack. Introduction by Jim Steranko. Collecting all six issues of the first Kabuki series plus the hard to find prequel one-shot with new pages of art from scenes that for space reasons were left out of the original story. It also includes in-depth notes and story analysis about the subtext of the story Circle of Blood recounts the origins of the government operative known as Kabuki who works in Japan's near future. It's an exploration of the relationship between Japan's government and organized crime on a truly epic scale! Softcover, 272 pages, B&W. Mature Readers NOTE: See also Kabuki: Cirlcle of Blood TPB (1996 Caliber) Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 1-REP

    Volume 1 - 2nd and later printings. NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. "Circle of Blood!" Collects Kabuki Circle of Blood (1995) #1-6 and Kabuki (1994 One-Shot). Story and art by David Mack. Introduction by Jim Steranko. Collecting all six issues of the first Kabuki series plus the hard to find prequel one-shot with new pages of art from scenes that for space reasons were left out of the original story. It also includes in-depth notes and story analysis about the subtext of the story Circle of Blood recounts the origins of the government operative known as Kabuki who works in Japan's near future. It's an exploration of the relationship between Japan's government and organized crime on a truly epic scale! Softcover, 272 pages, B&W. . Mature Readers Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Dreams!" Collects Kabuki Color Special (1996), Kabuki: Dreams of the Dead (1996), Kabuki (1997) 1/2, and a never before published story. Story and art by David Mack. Japan. A horribly scarred woman has a vision of the afterlife in which she is visited by her dead mother, and then returns to life with a new sense of purpose. A personal tale of love, duty, and self discovery, elegantly told through the masks and metaphors of the Japanese Ghost Story. The long-awaited second volume in David Mack's critically acclaimed series. This Collection collects four fully painted Kabuki stories (including a completely new story!) in a brand new and improved prestige edition with extra pages! This 128-page volume presents all of the very first-painted Kabuki books (Kabuki Color Special & Kabuki: Dreams of the Dead), but also the fully painted Kabuki #½, and an entire Brand New Kabuki story written and painted by David Mack, just for this volume! Also included in Kabuki for the first time ever, a completely autobiographical comic book story, written and drawn by David Mack, an in-depth Kabuki Spotlight and David Mack interview from France's Ekllipse Magazine, a gallery of original covers, an introduction by Brian Michael Bendis, and brand new afterword by David Mack, a brand new front and back cover (and lots of new art pages), and printed on new and improved, thicker high grade, archival paper. Having been out of print for some time, fans are looking for these early painted Kabuki stories and this book delivers with loads of extras and a brand new painted story! Softcover, 128 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #2-REP
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 2-REP

    Volume 2 - 2nd and later printings. "Dreams!" NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. Collects Kabuki Color Special (1996), Kabuki: Dreams of the Dead (1996), Kabuki (1997) 1/2, and a never before published story. Story and art by David Mack. Japan. A horribly scarred woman has a vision of the afterlife in which she is visited by her dead mother, and then returns to life with a new sense of purpose. A personal tale of love, duty, and self discovery, elegantly told through the masks and metaphors of the Japanese Ghost Story. The long-awaited second volume in David Mack's critically acclaimed series. This Collection collects four fully painted Kabuki stories (including a completely new story!) in a brand new and improved prestige edition with extra pages! This 128-page volume presents all of the very first-painted Kabuki books (Kabuki Color Special & Kabuki: Dreams of the Dead), but also the fully painted Kabuki #, and an entire Brand New Kabuki story written and painted by David Mack, just for this volume! Also included in Kabuki for the first time ever, a completely autobiographical comic book story, written and drawn by David Mack, an in-depth Kabuki Spotlight and David Mack interview from France's Ekllipse Magazine, a gallery of original covers, an introduction by Brian Michael Bendis, and brand new afterword by David Mack, a brand new front and back cover (and lots of new art pages), and printed on new and improved, thicker high grade, archival paper. Having been out of print for some time, fans are looking for these early painted Kabuki stories and this book delivers with loads of extras and a brand new painted story! Softcover, 128 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Masks of the Noh!" Written by David Mack. Art by David Mack and Rick Mays. Also included are all-new extra pages such as a Kabuki pinup by Joe Quesada (with whom Mack collaborated on the Daredevil (Vol. 2) series), a gallery section with art by David Mack, a behind-the-scenes look at preliminary designs and sketches, a gallery of original covers, and an introduction by Terry Moore who also contributes a Kabuki/Strangers in Paradise page. Kabuki's popularity has exploded with Mack's move to Image and new readers are clamoring for the early storylines. This book delivers with thirty extra pages of new stuff! Softcover, 128 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #3-REP
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 3-REP

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    Volume 3 - 2nd and later printings. "Masks of the Noh!" NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. Written by David Mack. Art by David Mack and Rick Mays. Also included are all-new extra pages such as a Kabuki pinup by Joe Quesada (with whom Mack collaborated on the Daredevil (Vol. 2) series), a gallery section with art by David Mack, a behind-the-scenes look at preliminary designs and sketches, a gallery of original covers, and an introduction by Terry Moore who also contributes a Kabuki/Strangers in Paradise page. Kabuki's popularity has exploded with Mack's move to Image and new readers are clamoring for the early storylines. This book delivers with thirty extra pages of new stuff! Softcover, 128 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. "Skin Deep!" Collects Kabuki: Skin Deep (1996) #1-3 and Kabuki (1997) Fan Edition. Story and art by David Mack. A woman whose face is horribly scarred finds herself in an institution for 'defective' government agents. She (Kabuki) is interrogated to find out if she is hiding something to do with the nature of her scars, or if she is simply crazy. Isolated and psychologically tormented, her only comfort is found in a mystery friend who sends handwritten messages that are folded into origami animals. Or is it just another trick? This volume collects the entire Skin Deep series (and the Kabuki Fan Edition) in a brand new and improved prestige edition with extra pages! Includes: The entire painted story from the sold out Kabuki Fan Edition; a gallery of the original covers (including the cover art by ALEX ROSS); an Introduction by Alex Ross; a brand new afterword by David Mack; re-colored and re-mastered pages; a brand new front and back cover; preliminary sketches with notes on the story & art; original script pages; and printed on new and improved, thicker, high grade, archival paper. Having been out of print for some time, fans are looking for Kabuki Vol 4, and this new printing delivers with loads of extras. Softcover, 128 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #4-REP
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 4-REP

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    Volume 4 - 2nd and later printings. "Skin Deep!" NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. Collects Kabuki: Skin Deep (1996) #1-3 and Kabuki (1997) Fan Edition. Story and art by David Mack. A woman whose face is horribly scarred finds herself in an institution for 'defective' government agents. She (Kabuki) is interrogated to find out if she is hiding something to do with the nature of her scars, or if she is simply crazy. Isolated and psychologically tormented, her only comfort is found in a mystery friend who sends handwritten messages that are folded into origami animals. Or is it just another trick? This volume collects the entire Skin Deep series (and the Kabuki Fan Edition) in a brand new and improved prestige edition with extra pages! Includes: The entire painted story from the sold out Kabuki Fan Edition; a gallery of the original covers (including the cover art by ALEX ROSS); an Introduction by Alex Ross; a brand new afterword by David Mack; re-colored and re-mastered pages; a brand new front and back cover; preliminary sketches with notes on the story & art; original script pages; and printed on new and improved, thicker, high grade, archival paper. Having been out of print for some time, fans are looking for Kabuki Vol 4, and this new printing delivers with loads of extras. Softcover, 128 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Metamorphosis!" Collects Kabuki (1997 Image) #1-9. Story and art by David Mack. Looking for Kabuki 1-9? Kabuki: Metamorphosis collects the entire story for the first time ever! Complete with over 40 brand new pages of artwork, sketches, character designs, in-depth commentary on the layers of story, and an insightful introduction by Bill Sienkiewicz. Softcover, 280 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #5-REP
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 5-REP

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Volume 5 - 2nd and later printings. "Metamorphosis!" NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. Collects Kabuki (1997 Image) #1-9. Story and art by David Mack. Looking for Kabuki 1-9? Kabuki: Metamorphosis collects the entire story for the first time ever! Complete with over 40 brand new pages of artwork, sketches, character designs, in-depth commentary on the layers of story, and an insightful introduction by Bill Sienkiewicz. Softcover, 280 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #5S-1ST
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 5S-1ST

    Signed Edition - Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Metamorphosis!" Collects Kabuki (1997 Image) #1-9. Story and art by David Mack. Looking for Kabuki 1-9? Kabuki: Metamorphosis collects the entire story for the first time ever! Complete with over 40 brand new pages of artwork, sketches, character designs, in-depth commentary on the layers of story, and an insightful introduction by Bill Sienkiewicz. Softcover, 280 pages, full color. Mature Readers

    NOTE: Does NOT include certificate of authenticity. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 6-1ST

    Volume 6 - 1st printing. "Scarab!" Collects Kabuki: Agents Scarab (1999) #1-8. Written by David Mack. Art by Rick Mays. Growing up in the subcultures of urban Japan, a young woman journeys through the underworlds of organized crime, secret societies, government operatives, awkward friendships, and young romance. A Mix of crime fiction and personal duality, elegantly told through the masks and metaphors of Japanese Mythology. Kabuki: Scarab picks up right where KABUKI: Metamorphosis left off and answers all the mysteries left dangling from that series. And, Scarab is still a self-contained story, so even new readers can start with it. More than the original issues, this handsome 256 page collection includes a gallery of covers (including the Quesada variant), new pin-ups, sketches and character designs, afterword and story commentary by David Mack, an insightful introduction by Paul Pope, and a brand new cover painting by David Mack. Softcover, 256 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #6S-1ST
    Kabuki TPB (1997-2002 Image) 6S-1ST

    Signed Edition - Volume 6 - 1st printing. "Scarab!" Collects Kabuki: Agents Scarab (1999) #1-8. Written by David Mack. Art by Rick Mays. Growing up in the subcultures of urban Japan, a young woman journeys through the underworlds of organized crime, secret societies, government operatives, awkward friendships, and young romance. A Mix of crime fiction and personal duality, elegantly told through the masks and metaphors of Japanese Mythology. Kabuki: Scarab picks up right where KABUKI: Metamorphosis left off and answers all the mysteries left dangling from that series. And, Scarab is still a self-contained story, so even new readers can start with it. More than the original issues, this handsome 256 page collection includes a gallery of covers (including the Quesada variant), new pin-ups, sketches and character designs, afterword and story commentary by David Mack, an insightful introduction by Paul Pope, and a brand new cover painting by David Mack. Softcover, 256 pages, B&W. Mature Readers

    NOTE: Does NOT include certificate of authenticity. Cover price $19.95.