Kabuki. by David W. Mack

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Published by Image Comics in Fullerton, CA .

Written in English

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  • Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction.,
  • Masks -- Social aspects -- Fiction.,
  • Assassins -- Comic Fiction.,
  • Spy stories.,
  • Japan -- Fiction.

About the Edition

Kabuki"s quest to come to terms with herself has set her in conflict with the powers she serves. After slaughtering Kai and the board of director"s, Kabuki dissapears. The other Noh agents are sent on a hunt through the Japanese underworld to locate the rogue agent.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesMasks of the Noh
Statementcreated written, and directed by David Mack ; illustrated by David Mack ... [et al.].
GenreFiction., Comic Fiction.
LC ClassificationsPN6727.M218 K336 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23060746M
ISBN 10158240108X
ISBN 10978158240108X
LC Control Number2003265858

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