It's a new start for "Kabuki" and the perfect jumping-on issue for new readers! When you are a former operative for a Japanese agency, how do you start a new life? You've heard about all the awards; you've heard everyone talking about why "Kabuki" is so amazing and mind-blowing. Now is the chance to see what all the talk is about! From the award-winning writer and artist of "Daredevil" that brought you "Parts of a Hole", "Wake Up", and "Echo", this new series marks the 10th anniversary of "Kabuki"!Collecting all nine issues of the acclaimed, Eisner Award-nominated "Kabuki: The Alchemy" series from Marvel's Icon - for the first time ever! Readers have been waiting to get the newest Kabuki story in collected form, and this prestige hardcover delivers with loads of extras, including the never-before-seen original ending sequence cut from the single issues, new pages of art, new design pages, a commentary by the author, a 'best of' letters column, and more! A whopping 320-pages, this high-end hardcover features an embossed cover, watermarked end pages, a book mark, a dust jacket with all-new cover art, and an introduction by "Fight Club" author Chuck Palahniuk.