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Regular Edition

Variant Edition

Dyanmic Forces Edition
Kabuki: Metamorphosis #1
Credit: Cover artist, writer, interior artist, letter & designer
Publisher: Image Comics & Dynamic Forces
Release Dates:
Regular & Variant Editions - October 8, 1997
Dynamic Forces Edition (unsigned) - October 29, 1997
Dynamic Forces Edition (signed) - November 19, 1997
Variant Edition (signed) - March 18, 1998
Regular Edition - $2.95
Variant Edition - $5.95
Dynamic Forces (unsigned) - $10.00
Dynamic Forces (signed) - $19.95
Variant Edition (signed) - $9.95
Previews Product Codes:
Variant Edition (signed) - JAN981459
Related Images:
  · Dynamic Forces certificate of authenticity
· Promotional poster
Previews Advertisement:
Circa October 1997
If you haven't read Kabuki yet, now is the place to start. This full-color first issue from Image marks the first ongoing series for David Mack's Harvey and Kirby award-nominated creation, KABUKI! What's more, this issue features the origin of Kabuki, and is the perfect jumping on point for new readers! You've all heard the buzz from readers, retailers, and industry professionals alike...You've read the five-star reviews from every prominent magazine...You've heard about the awards and nominations for the compelling story and innovative art...Now see what everyone is talking about! Kabuki has the awards, the literary merit, the action and intrigue, [and] the return to comics by the legendary Jim Steranko all wrapped up in a #1 issue of a full-color ongoing series from Image! When customers ask if anything good came out this week, you can point to KABUKI #1.
Retailers: Take advantage of our KABUKI variant cover program featuring a painted cover by comic book legend Jim Steranko! See order form for details.
32 pages

· The issue sold out of its 50,000 print run during the first half of 1998
· Dynamic Forces created 5,000 unsigned copies and 1,500 copies
· Page 29 includes fan artwork and convention photos and page 32 features an advertisement for the Kabuki Inner Circle Fan Club Kit
· Page 4 of Kabuki Reflections #2 includes a black and white sketch of artwork from page 1 of the issue, which also appeared in the Kabuki postcard set
· The variant cover created by Jim Steranko, which was called "Whisper of the Blade," was reprinted in Steranko: Arte Noir

Preview Pages:

Page #1

Page #2

Page #3

Related Links:
Portfolio Kabuki Inner Circle Fan Club Kit
Portfolio Kabuki Postcard Set
Portfolio Kabuki Reflections #2
Portfolio Steranko: Arte Noir

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