In a former life, I worked in New York as a detective. I once worked with the Powers division as a consultant. I saw some weird stuff. And then I got out.
-- Kabuki: The Alchemy #4
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Home News May 2008 27th


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The Shy Creatures -
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The Shy Creatures & Kabuki Auction Artwork
David Mack has kindly shared a scan of his Shy Creatures and Kabuki painting, which will be auctioned off during HeroesCon.

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Sequential Art Library Workshop Photos
David Mack has kindly shared several photos from a sequential art workshop held at a library on Friday, May 23. During the class, Mr. Mack shared some tips and tricks about creating comics with several kids.
 


Seeking Photos for Kabuki: The Alchemy Hardcover
From David Mack:
Anyone with a camera... be a part of The Alchemy hardcover collection.

Ok, for some issues of The Alchemy, I asked people to send me stamps from all over the world. I received awesome stamps from all over the globe, which I used in the story and art of the series as Akemi and Kabuki were mailing each other. I included all the contributorsí names in the back of the book and your stamps (and some envelopes) were immortalized forever in the story.

For the hardcover collection, Iím again putting out the invite for readers to be a part of the art of the book. Based on the story where the "Akemi face" graffiti is appearing all over the world, many people have sent me awesome photos of spray painted Akemi face symbol (you know the one - if not, Jim Jam from this board has it on his sig) and various other Kabuki images and sigils from the story painted on walls.

Iím going to include some of these into the intro design of the hardcover collection. All kinds of photos of Kabuki story-related graffiti that people have sent me that is a part of the story - photos of spray painted Akemi faces accompanied with phrases like: "Down with Noh TV," "Whereís the real Kabuki," "Global War of Art," "Self-Fulfilling Prophecy" and "New Idea Cubism."

Photos of the main Akemi face logo spray painted on places from cities and countries all over the world.

It will be a kind of design foreshadowing in the beginning of the design of the collection for what will happen later in the story.

So if you happen to see one of these, please take a photo of it and send it to me. The regular Akemi design, or the other designs that it can be re-arranged into as seen in The Alchemy.

Also, some peeps have sent me tattoos of this, so that is welcome, and Iím going to include those, too.

Feel welcome to send printable photos to with city and country it is from and Iíll include your name in the thanks and acknowledgments section in the book.


Wizard World Philadelphia 2008 Table Number
According to page 18 of the Wizard World Philly Program Guide, David Mack will be at table I703. Also, Kabuki sculptor Clayburn Moore will hold panels on Friday, May 30 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm (The Twisted Toy Theater room - #201C) and Saturday, May 31 from 2 to 3 pm (Wizard School room #202A).


Photos of Kabuki Mini Munny
Terry Drosdak posted two photos of her Kabuki Mini Munny.


Scan of Kabuki on Wizard #200 Top Character List
As reported by David Mack on May 15, Kabuki was listed as the 125th Greatest Comic Book Characters of All-Time in Wizard Magazine #200. Below is a scan of the magazine's comments about Kabuki as well as Deena Pilgrim from the Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Oeming series Powers, who were also mentioned at WizardUniverse.com.


MC Chris is Dead on iTunes
MC Chris is Dead, which features cover art painted by David Mack, is available on iTunes.


Revised Powers: Encyclopedia - Vol. 1 Release Date
According to Marvel.com, the release date for the Powers Encyclopedia - Vol. 1 has been moved from June 4 to July 2.


Release Date Anniversary
Kabuki: Cercle de Sang was released four years ago.


MOBA News Bytes
In his latest email newsletter, Mike Oeming announced that several pages from Powers are available through his eBay store and shared his Powers and Mice Templar-inspired artwork, which will be auction off during HeroesCon.



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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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