Don’t sacrifice your dreams for the illusion of security. There is no security. Realize there is no security and become comfortable with that. It will free you up to do what you really need to do.
-- Kabuki: The Alchemy #4
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David Mack Sketching Akemi at Acme Comics
Christy Lynn posted a video of David Mack sketching Akemi at Acme Comics.
A high-resolution photo of the sketch is available on MySpace.

Arcana Magazine #1 David Mack Interview Preview
Thanks to David Mack and Kris Bather of Arcana Magazine for sharing the following preview images of Mr. Mack's interview in Arcana Magazine #1, which is scheduled to debut January 27 and will be appear on pages 80-87.

Preview of David Mack Salt Lake City Exhibit Review
One Shot episode 42.5 featured a preview of their coverage of David Mack's exhibit at the Salt Lake City Main Library (:00 to :36s).

Marat/Sade Journals Solicitation
Below is the solicitation for the Marat/Sade Journals (Regular Edition) from the December 2009 issue of Previews:
(W/A) Barron Storey
Sixteen years after The Marat/Sade Journals were first published, Graphic Novel Art presents a fully re-edited version of this much-sought-after classic. Reconstructed mainly from re-scanning the original journals, printed on high quality 140gr paper, and section-sewn binding give this book the look and feel of Barron's real journals. Introduction by David Mack (Kabuki).
136 pages
Full Color
SRP: $39.00
Previews Product Code: DEC090872

Kabuki: The Alchemy on Best GN of 2009 List
From Comics Worth Reading's list of Best Graphic Novels of 2009:
6. Kabuki: The AlchemyDavid Mack's story of an assassin has changed and grown as the artist has, concluding here with a mind-bending postmodern exploration of the nature of creation of both self and art.

The Shy Creatures Almost Sold Out Again is close to selling all of its copies of The Shy Creatures for the tenth time.

Writing a New Story, Conversation Strips & More
From David Mack:
#1: I think you are going to dig these Tarot card images
#2: I never get tired of making things
#3: Been hardcore writing today for a new story. In the zone and loving it. Talking about ideas as I fall asleep. Waking up and writing them.
#4: Thank you all for the kindness and Merry Christmas! Cheers to you and your muse as well
#5: Aww! I got a Möbius strip for Christmas! Two opposing realities & sides simultaneously existing on the same plane!
#6: I'm hearing from different sources that my children's book "The Shy Creatures" is getting hard to find. It looks like a few left on Amazon.
#7: Aww... got a super-sweet e-mail from Sam Kieth out of the blue. Very charming
#8: Speaking of art books... working on design and extra goodies for the bit Reflections Volume 1 Hardcover...
#9: Working on "Over-Arching Metaphors"
#10: Broadcasting live from Dream Logic and Alpha Waves
#11: Holiday wishes from Edward James Olmos :) How cool is that? I was late to BSG but he told me personally to watch it & I'm loving it
#12: I think I'm going to start drawing strips of real-life conversations. A very cool one with Chuck Palahniuk I have written up.
#13: Conversations with Paul Pope a natural for these too. And Brian M. Bendis always a classic discussion. Especially on bikes.

Elektra Convention Sketch
J-lovescomics posted a photo of an Elektra sketch by David Mack.

Revised Fortune and Glory Release Date
According to, the release date for Fortune & Glory: True Hollywood Comic has moved from January 27 to February 24.

Save 10% at Stylin Online
To save 10% off your next order at, who carry several Kabuki shirts, enter the discount code BESTGIFTEVER (expires 11:59 pm on December 31).

MOB News Bytes posted an interview with Mike Oeming, who is selling artwork on his website and posted images of The Fox and Powers.

Release Date Anniversaries
Kabuki: Circle of Blood #6 (regular edition) debuted 14 years ago and Postermania 2001 was released nine years ago. Also, tomorrow will mark the five-year release date anniversary of Kabuki: The Alchemy #3.

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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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