Is this an ongoing war on a corrupt power structure? A war of ideas? Not in the sense of The Art of War. But in the sense that this is the War of Art.
-- Kabuki: The Alchemy #6
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Kabuki: Reflections #11 Debuts Tomorrow
According to, Kabuki: Reflections #11 (SRP: $5.99) will be on sale tomorrow at a comic book store near you.

Lecture Tomorrow Evening at Geneva, NY College
If you live near Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York and would like to hear David Mack talk about art and comic books, he has been invited to give a lecture tomorrow at 7:30 pm in the Geneva Room at the Warren Hunting Smith Library. Also, his speech will be broadcasted live on WEOS (89.7 FM and 90.3 FM - HD Radio).

February 2009 Marvel Solicitations
Below are the Marvel solicitations for the David Mack-related projects that will be released in February 2009:
Kabuki: Reflections #12
Written, art and cover by David Mack
This square-bound art book acts as a tie-in to the DVD documentary on Mack's work, The Alchemy Of Art: David Mack from Reflections #12 includes details and commentary on never-before-seen art and stories -- including Mack's new children's book The Shy Creatures, handmade books and paintings from the DVD. Also featuring step-by-step art techniques, loads of art and extras you've never seen before, figure drawings, new paintings, sketches, Mack's complete story from Tori Amos' new Comic Book Tattoo story, album cover art, large art, live art shows, original scripts, and more!
48 pages, $5.99.
Release Date: February 2009
Promotional artwork:; David Mack: 915 x 1290 - 998 kb, 1830 x 2580 - 3.41 mb, 3659 x 5159 - 12.1 mb

New Avengers Vol. 8: Secret Invasion Book 1 Trade Paperback
The Story: The Avengers are trapped in the Savage Land, battling friend and foe. And Spider-Man heads to the one person in the entire place he knows he can trust: Ka-Zar! But is it really him? This important chapter rewinds the events of the very first New Avengers story and shows how it connects to the Invasion. Plus: the break up of Jessica Jones and Luke Cage; a major development in the life of Echo; and the story of how the Skrull empire was able to infiltrate the Marvel Universe, and who instigated the invasion and why. Collecting NEW AVENGERS #38-42.
Rated A
Standard & Direct Market Editions: $14.99 each
Release Date: February 25, 2009
Standard Edition ISBN: 978-0-7851-2947-9
Direct Market Edition ISBN: 978-0-7851-3405-3
* Direct Market print run will be limited according to

Fundraisers for Fellow Artist Antonio Adams
Thanks to David Mack for reporting that Visionaries and Voices, a charity that was spotlighted on The Alchemy of Art: David Mack documentary DVD, will hold a fundraiser on Thursday, November 20 at Rhinos Bar and Grill from 6 to 10:30 pm for Antonio Adams (left) and his family, who recently lost their home in a fire.

From left to right: Antonio Adams, David Mack, Quinn and Billy standing in front of one of Antonio Adams's murals
Also, on Saturday, Nonvember 22, Shake It Records will sell a limited edition print entitled "What Year" by Mr. Adams. All of the money raised by the sales of the print will be donated along with 10% of the store's total sales for the day.

If you are not able to attend the events but would like to make a donation, please make a check payable to:

    Antonio Adams' Family Fund
    Hamilton County ARC
    801A West 8th Street, Suite 400
    Cincinnati, OH 45203

David Mack Workshop in Geneva, New York
From the William Smith Colleges website:
Date: Thursday, 20 November 2008
Time: 12:00 pm.
Location: Fisher Center
Category: On-Campus Events

The Fisher Center presents The Alchemy of Art - Artistic License Workshop on Thursday, Nov. 20 from Noon until 3 p.m. in The Fisher Center.

David Mack leads a no-rules workshop on releasing your inner alchemist to create freely. Writers and artists are invited to bring works-in-progress, questions on process, and/or interest in pursuing graphic novels. The workshop will look at these while learning to draw figures very fast whether through realism, fantasy or encounters with reality. Drawing quickly with brush and ink will then be explored for news way to think, Chinese Calligraphy style. This workshop is open to the public; reserve a seat by e-mailing

Release Date Anniversaries
The Kabuki drinking glasses (Internet) were released four years ago.

Auction Spotlight
The Kabuki: Circle of Blood trade paperback (Image, first printing - SRP: $19.95) is available on eBay ($5.95 - Buy it Now: $7.95).

Order Kabuki: Reflections -
Volume 1 Hardcover Today!

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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