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Gimmick! Vol. 9: Gimmick!, Volume 9

Gimmick!, Volume 9

Gimmick! Vol. 9

Final Volume! In a battle to preserve the very soul of special effects arts, Kohei must overcome his competition rival Kazuki's underhanded attempts to besmirch special effects. No blow is too low for Kazuki, and his cynical attacks bring down some of Studio Gimmick's best and brightest--which causes Kohei himself to develop physical symptoms that may prevent him from competing! Will Kohei's sincere love for his art and goodwill toward the audiences of the world be enough to overcome his rival's corrupt ways? Find out in this suspenseful final volume of the GIMMICK! series!
193 Pages
$6.99

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Gimmick! Vol. 1: Gimmick!, Volume 1

Gimmick!, Volume 1

Gimmick! Vol. 1

Trouble with the wrong side of the law? Paparazzi won't leave you alone? Found yourself in a tight spot and you don't know where to go? Then it's time to get in touch with Kohei Nagase and his friends at Studio Gimmick. A prodigy in the realm of makeup and special effects, Kohei has got the skills to make sure that the people you don't want recognizing you won't.Things get rolling for Kohei and his stuntman sidekick Kannazuki when a sexy young starlet asks for their help in ditching her sleazy manager. Later, Kohei is commissioned to replace some zombies at a local horror theme park, but can he also prevent a disgruntled make-up artist from blowing the attraction sky high? And an actress whose reputation was sidelined by an accident that left her body scarred hopes Kohei can get her career back on track.
221 Pages
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Gimmick! Vol. 2: Gimmick!, Volume 2

Gimmick!, Volume 2

Gimmick! Vol. 2

Never one to let a minor inconvenience like a bullet wound get him down--he caught a little lead while trying to prevent a jewel heist--Kohei doggedly pursues a group of thieves who've been using one of his creations for illicit purposes. Can he spring his buddy Kannazuki from jail and track down the burglars before more blood--both real and costume--is shed? Later, a major Hollywood star contacts Kohei to help him deal with a fanatical female fan, but with a crooked agent thrown into the mix, Studio Gimmick might also have to foil a blackmail plot.
199 Pages
$6.99
Gimmick! Vol. 3: Gimmick!, Volume 3

Gimmick!, Volume 3

Gimmick! Vol. 3

A frame-up is in full swing when a sneaky art thief pegs Kohei and Kannazuki for a crime they didn't commit. Mone Shimakura, a young girl who's out for justice, fervently believes that Kohei had a hand in her father's untimely demise. Can Kohei convince her of his innocence and send the real culprit to the clink? Also, Studio Gimmick is hired to help a young railway heiress whose life has been threatened. Could another FX artist, using the same tools that Kohei received from his mentor in Hollywood, be involved as well?
223 Pages
$6.99
Gimmick! Vol. 4: Gimmick!, Volume 4

Gimmick!, Volume 4

Gimmick! Vol. 4

When they agreed to help protect endangered railway heiress Kasumi Kobayakawa from her scheming uncle, Kohei and his buddy Kannazuki never imagined that they'd be the ones in need of rescuing--least of all from the captain of a fishing boat! Will some of Kohei's impromptu FX magic help lure the real villain out into the open? Later, a young, wannabe special effects artist is caught in the middle of a gun-smuggling scheme revolving around a prop weapon that's been modified to fire real bullets. Kohei takes the young boy under his wing and agrees to teach him a thing or two about how to use special effects to get out of tough situations.
223 Pages
$6.99
Gimmick! Vol. 5: Gimmick!, Volume 5

Gimmick!, Volume 5

Gimmick! Vol. 5

A devious diet food company, whose products actually cause significantly more harm than good, dupes Kohei into disguising one of their models so she appears normal. But this isn't the first time Kohei's special skills have been abused. Back in his Hollywood days, a nefarious game company made the naive makeup genius work on a project that had a life-altering influence on all those involved in it. Is Kohei destined for a repeat performance of that emotionally scarring incident?
219 Pages
$6.99
Gimmick! Vol. 6: Gimmick!, Volume 6

Gimmick!, Volume 6

Gimmick! Vol. 6

Kohei manages to find Maria Theron, the chart-topping pop princess who hired Studio Gimmick to help weed out a rival spy in her tour staff, but now that someone has swiped Maria's prized necklace, Kohei also needs to track down her trinket before an international scandal blows sky high. Can Kohei sneak into Maria's concert and recover the necklace before her true identity is uncovered?
213 Pages
$6.99
Gimmick! Vol. 7: Gimmick!, Volume 7

Gimmick!, Volume 7

Gimmick! Vol. 7

Kohei finds himself in a fierce SFX battle with a rival artist. Putting his pride and reputation on the line, Kohei will need to come up with some new innovations if he wants to stay employed in the entertainment industry. And later, Kohei's skills are further put to the test when he enters Japan's special effects makeup competition. Is this the big break he needs to establish himself as the most talented artist around?
213 Pages
$6.99
Gimmick! Vol. 8: Gimmick!, Volume 8

Gimmick!, Volume 8

Gimmick! Vol. 8

The judges of the special effects makeup competition cannot deny that Kohei's skills are a cut above the rest, and he advances to the next stage. However, one of Kohei's new rivals is known for creating makeup more realistic than reality itself. As the battle heats up, Kohei must create a life-mask using only items found at a local supermarket while at the same time dodging various attempts at sabotage. Is Kohei about to get knocked out of the running for good?
213 Pages
$6.99
Gimmick! Vol. 9: Gimmick!, Volume 9

Gimmick!, Volume 9

Gimmick! Vol. 9

Final Volume! In a battle to preserve the very soul of special effects arts, Kohei must overcome his competition rival Kazuki's underhanded attempts to besmirch special effects. No blow is too low for Kazuki, and his cynical attacks bring down some of Studio Gimmick's best and brightest--which causes Kohei himself to develop physical symptoms that may prevent him from competing! Will Kohei's sincere love for his art and goodwill toward the audiences of the world be enough to overcome his rival's corrupt ways? Find out in this suspenseful final volume of the GIMMICK! series!
193 Pages
$6.99

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Trouble with the wrong side of the law? Paparazzi won't leave you alone? Found yourself in a tight spot and you don't know where to go? Then it's time to get in touch with Kohei Nagase and his friends at Studio Gimmick. A prodigy in the realm of makeup and special effects, Kohei has got the skills to make sure that the people you don't want recognizing you won't.

By: Story by Youzaburou Kanari Art by Kuroko Yabuguchi

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