Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 1

Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 1

by Stan Sakai

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Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 1 by Stan Sakai

With more than two hundred issues and counting, Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo is among comics' most monumental achievements. To celebrate the rabbit ronin's thirtieth anniversary, Dark Horse proudly presents Miyamoto Usagi's epic trek along the warrior's path in a new series of deluxe compilations. In this first volume, Usagi protects a village from a band of assassins, reluctantly engages in a duel for blood money, hunts a gangster who has stolen his swords, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616556099
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Publication date: 10/28/2014
Series: Usagi Yojimbo Series
Pages: 632
Sales rank: 184,566
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Stan Sakai was born in Kyoto, Japan, grew up in Hawaii, and now lives in California with his wife, Sharon, and children, Hannah and Matthew. He received a Fine Arts degree from the University of Hawaii, and did further studies at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. His creation, Usagi Yojimbo, is the story of a samurai rabbit living in a feudal Japan populated by anthropomorphic animals. It first appeared in Albedo Comics in 1984. Since then, Usagi has been on television as a guest of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and as toys, on clothing, in comic books, and in a series of trade paperback collections. In 1991, Stan created Space Usagi, the adventures of a descendant of the original Usagi, dealing with the samurai in a futuristic setting. Stan is also an award-winning letterer for his work on Sergio Aragonés' Groo the Wanderer, the Spider-Man Sunday newspaper strips as well as Usagi Yojimbo. He is the recipient of a Parents' Choice Award, an Inkpot Award, multiple Eisner Awards, two Spanish Haxturs, an American Library Association Award, and a National Cartoonists' Society Division Award. Usagi Yojimbo Book 12: Grasscutter was used as a textbook in Japanese history classes at the University of Portland. The author lives in Los Angeles, CA..

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A fantastic collection. 3 large volumes for only $12.50. Weird that it doesn't show up in regular searches though