"My goldfish and I have become very close."
"What ya’ doin?"
"Just eatin’ and poopin'."
-- Kabuki: Metamorphosis #2
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Dream Logic #3 Four-Page Preview
David Mack has kindly shared the following four-page preview of Dream Logic #3, which is scheduled to debut on February 9 according to Marvel.com:

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David Mack Cincinnati Art Show RSVP
PAC Gallery is accepting RSVPs via Facebook.com for their upcoming David Mack art show.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

David Mack: Dream Logic
Exhibition Dates: January 21 - February 26, 2011
Opening Reception: Friday, January 21, 5-9 pm
Regular PAC Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 12-5 pm
Phone: 513.407.8747
PAC Gallery

Cincinnati, OH - PAC Gallery is pleased to announce an intimate and introspective look at local artist and New York Times best-selling Graphic Novelist, David Mack. PAC Gallery presents DREAM LOGIC, which features the multimedia works of Mack, whose talent for multifaceted visual narrative is internationally known, operates seamlessly from intimate portraiture, figurative work, dynamic storytelling, and boundless visual beauty in a variety of media from paint to sculpture to graphic novels and children's books.

David Mack is the creator, author and artist of KABUKI, published by Marvel Comics auteur imprint: ICON. These Japanese-influenced infusions combine social commentary, political intrigue, and an imaginative future, laced together with an elegant handling of beauty, philosophy and inherent sexuality. Mack is also the writer and artist of Daredevil from Marvel Comics, bringing his unmistakably genuine style to re-invent a classic character.

This collection of new and critically-acclaimed works show Mack's seemingly endless capacity for innovative storytelling, brilliant reinvention of classic Japanese style, a charming mix of whimsical and analytical work in a dazzling array of media.

PAC Gallery's walls will be filled with originals from the award winning Daredevil series, published by Marvel Comics. Also included are mixed media drawings featured in the most recent installment, Kabuki. Some hail this as Mack's most evolved work and represents his greatest achievements in graphic novel art form. In this ongoing series, Mack integrates a wide array of styles, visual themes, and media. In conjunction with the drawings, the exhibit will include 3-D productions based on the Kabuki books, e.g. statues, masks & Kabuki action figures. Each chapter has a different approach, and each page is represented as an individual work of art. This can be appreciated in the gallery page by page, so the viewer will experience truly walking through the story, being surrounded by it and reading it at their own pace. Much of this story is about imagination and the blueprint for creating ideas and fulfilling life's dream.

In the Small Gallery, Mack will make available his children's book, The Shy Creatures, and his first children's story, My Invisible Friend. Also, it will have other handmade artist books that Mack has created as well as published work pertaining to Kabuki, a 320-page art book of Mack's work, and smaller sketch book publications that tie together the works in the show. There will be limited edition hardcover volumes that have an original brush and ink drawing bound to the front of the book and Mack's art books with special editions of Kabuki: The Alchemy, and alongside his published work will stand life-size figures of sculptures that he has made.

Laslty, there will be a section that showcases the collective documentary film of Mack's work: The Alchemy of Art.

Mack has received numerous acclaims for his past and current works including recognition for his works in countless forms of media:

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk says: "Mack's style takes narrative to the art gallery level...genius."

"One of the true geniuses of the medium" – Entertainment Weeklly

"David Mack's uniquely disturbed vision" - The Washington Times

"Dazzling" - Spin

Mack is currently working with the Philip K. Dick Estate to adapt the Science Fiction Master's work to graphic novels at Marvel Comics, co-writing a new Daredevil story with Brian Michael Bendis, and writing his new children's books.


Kabuki Fan Art and Convention Sketches
Below are links to two pieces of Kabuki fan artwork and three convention sketches:


David Mack Mentioned in Wizard World Miami Press Release
From GraphicPolicy.com:
Fans can also meet their favorite comic creators and artists, including Michael Golden ("Wolverine: First Class," "New Exiles"), Phil Jimenez ("Amazing Spider-Man," "Astonishing X-Men"), Rob Liefeld ("Deadpool," "Youngblood"), David Mack ("Kabuki," "Daredevil") and Alé Garza ("Superman/Batman," "Batgirl").


Sign Language, 5 Ronin, Alias Recommended & More
From David Mack:
#1: Echo loves this RT @ivanbrandon sign language performance of cee-lo's "f*ck you" : via john rauch
#2: SeabassSeaboss - Peter Milligan interviewed about the upcoming 5 RONIN series. You can see all covers there as well: bit.ly/e3RWgL
#3: Yes RT @dmcc1126 @davidmackkabuki so, he went back to teaching as well as being a pastor / reverend ?
#4: RT BRIANMBENDIS "@SciFiNow: Why you should read...Alias by @BRIANMBENDIS - bit.ly/hCM2I6
#5: This man on Unsolved Mysteries was an art Professor of mine in college & the chair of the Fine Art Dept. Super guy. bit.ly/enW5Xq
#6: RT quantumdot - 5 of 5 stars to Kabuki Vol 6 by David Mack :
#7: hahaha "Herbavores"!
#8: @Oeming All you need is love
#9: Peace & Love, Peace & Love...
#10: My cat keeps bringing me a rubber band for me to throw and him to chase & bring back


Release Date Anniversaries
This weekend marks the release date anniversaries of the following projects:
Friday, January 14
· Butoh mask (artist proof edition) - seven years
· Ice mask (artist proof edition) - seven years
· Siamese masks (artist proof edition) - seven years
· Snapdragon mask (artist proof edition) - seven years

Saturday, January 15
· Kabuki: Circle of Blood #1 (Dynamic Forces) - 14 years
· Ultimate Daredevil & Elektra - 8 years
· Snapdragon Bust - 8 years
· Kabuki Ornament - 8 years
· Steranko: Arte Noir - 8 years


Auction Spotlight
The first Kabuki statue (SRP: $119.00) is available on eBay (Buy it Now: $79.95).



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April 11: Webmaster's note


April 7: David Mack attending New York's MoCCA this weekend, MoCCA pre-party, thoughts on two films & more


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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