David Mack's Icon run to be collected in "Kabuki: The Alchemy"

Mon, September 22nd, 2008 at 1:06pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

"Kabuki: The Alchemy"

Eisner-nominated superstar writer/artist David Mack presents a groundbreaking collection of his acclaimed work in Kabuki: The Alchemy HC. Collecting all nine issues of the critically-lauded, Eisner Award-nominated KABUKI: THE ALCHEMY series from Marvel’s creator-owned Icon imprint — for the first time ever!—this is an unprecedented look at Mack’s work! This hardcover is chock full of bonus material including original scripts, a “best of fan letters” section, never before seen art and new story pages, including updated versions of previously published scenes! If that’s not enough, acclaimed Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk provides a powerful introduction to one of comics’ most acclaimed series and a special afterword from Mack himself!

“At 320 pages this is the largest collection of any of my work, and I think the most diverse and best example of my work in comics,” explained Mack. “The Alchemy is my favorite of the Kabuki volumes so far and my most evolved work as both writer and artist.”’

Plus, don’t miss the Kabuki: The Alchemy Limited Edition HC, packaged with a signed and numbered original brush & ink sketch on parchment paper! Both Kabuki: The Alchemy HC and The Kabuki: Alchemy Limited Edition HC feature an embossed cover and spine; watermark design on the interior pages; and a special bookmark!

KABUKI: THE ALCHEMY HC (APR082337)
Written by DAVID MACK
Penciled by DAVID MACK
Cover by DAVID MACK
Rated T+ …$29.99
FOC—9/25/08, On-Sale—10/29/08

KABUKI: THE ALCHEMY HC LIMITED EDITION (APR082338)
Written by DAVID MACK
Penciled by DAVID MACK
Cover by DAVID MACK
Rated T+…$59.99
FOC—9/25/08, On-Sale—10/29/08

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