Some say there is a very fine line between genius and insanity. Iím not sure there is any line at all.
-- Kabuki: Metamorphosis #1
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Jim Mahfood & David Mack in Graffiti Art Showdown
From Newsarama.com:
Be Marvel's Editor-In-Chief For A Day

Press Release

Atomic Comics, an Arizona-based comic book retailer, is celebrating the launch of its all-new web site with an "Atomic Giveaway" and the grand prize is a trip to New York City to spend the day with Joe Quesada of Marvel Comics as editor-in-chief for a day. Other prizes include being scripted in as a villain in an upcoming issue of The Marvel Universe written by Allan Heinberg and a $1,000 shopping spree at the Atomic Comics Superstore in Mesa, Ariz.

Atomic Comics is bringing its huge promotional van to San Diego for Comic-Con International and will be making scheduled stops around downtown San Diego with special industry guests who will be signing autographs and meeting fans (complete schedule is included below).

"San Diego Comic-Con is the biggest event in the comic book universe so we've timed the launch of our new web site to coincide with the convention," says Mike Malve, owner of Atomic Comics. "We're bringing our new van which is tricked out with Marvel characters and I've asked some of the top talent in the industry to join us for the celebration."

One of the highlights of the promotional tour will be the graffiti art showdown featuring comic book artists Jim Mahfood and David Mack, who will be freestyle drawing to the sounds of hip-hop music. Special guest Chuck D, the influential lead rapper of Public Enemy and Air America radio host, will be on hand to meet fans and sign copies of the new Public Enemy comic book being published by American Mule Entertainment.

Additional van stop guests include writer Jeph Loeb (X-Men, Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, TV's Lost, Smallville, upcoming ABC drama Heroes), artist Patrick Scherberger (Marvel Adventures Spider-Man), Mexican penciller Humberto Ramos (Wolverine, Impulse, The Spectacular Spider-Man, Crimson), English writer Paul Jenkins (The Incredible Hulk, Hellblazer, The Darkness, Wolverine), writer Ed Brubaker (Batman, Daredevil, Captain America, Catwoman, X-Men: Deadly Genesis) and others.

Fans interested in the Atomic Giveaway must register online at www.atomiccomics.com beginning July 20. Full contest rules are posted on the web site.

Atomic Comics, Arizona's leading comic book retailer, operates four retail comics and collectibles stores in the Phoenix area. Retail stores include its Mesa Superstore at Country Club and Southern, with additional locations in Phoenix on 28 th Dr. north of Metrocenter, Chandler at Chandler Fashion Center Mall and Paradise Valley on Cactus Rd. south of Paradise Valley Mall. More information about Atomic Comics can be found on its web site at www.atomiccomics.com.


David Mack Submits Pitch to Marvel
Below is an excerpt from Marvel Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada's column at Newsarama.com:
"fattthing" - I'm a huge David Mack fan and buy Kabuki whenever it is released, but I was curious to whether he will be doing any projects on Marvel characters any time soon (writer, artist or both)? I thought I read somewhere that he was going to be working on Ultimate X-Men co-writing with Bendis?

JQ: There was talk about the two of them working on Ultimate X-Men, fattthing, but currently that is no longer the plan. David just submitted a pitch into us the other day, so I suspect that youíll see some of that David Mack goodness coming your way sometime next year.


Indie Spinner Rack Mentions Kabuki & David Mack
While reviewing Heroes Con, Mister Phil of Indie Spinner Rack talked about finding various versions of Kabuki: Circle of Blood #1 (23m:50s to 24m:47s) and some Mr. Mack's older projects (33m:30s to 35m:57s) during episode 38.


Atomika Trade Paperback Debuts Wednesday
According to DiamondComics.com, the Atomika - Vol. 1 trade paperback will be on sale Wednesday, July 19 at a comic book store near you.


Release Date Anniversaries
Kabuki: Dreams of the Dead (regular edition) and Ship of Fools #1 debuted 10 years ago. Also, Alias #12 was released four years ago.



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April 6: Photo of upcoming Dream Logic shirt, David Mack and Tony Solomun art jam zine, David Mack plugged in Qatar newspaper & more
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