Time has weight, and therefore, velocity. Thatís why the older you get, the faster time progresses. If youíre not careful, it will run right over you.
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Home Portfolio Kabuki Vol. 6 #8

Scarab #8
Credit: Writer, letterer & co-interior artist
Publisher: Image Comics
Release Date: September 6, 2001
Price: $2.95
Copies Sold: #156; 10,001
Previews Product Code: MAY011355
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May 2001
(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 (Issues 1-9): "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, Ultimate Spiderman)
Black & white, 32 pages

Notes:
· The cover was created by Ryan Graff
· The issue included advertisements for the Scarab (inside back cover) and Tigerlily (back cover) masks
· Page 26 was replaced in the trade paperback
· Character sketches were included on page 28 and 29

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