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- DescriptionUsagi Yojimbo is one of the longest running and best-loved comic adventures of all time. Running from 1984 to the present day, and showing sign of diminishing in popularity, the rabbit ronin is w seen as a figurehead of the comic book scene, and crucial to bringing the ideas of feudal Japan to a wider western audience. Saga Volume 2 tells Sakai's story from the very beginning. The title is also available in luxurious special edition format, limited to 900 copies and signed by Stan Sakai himself (see 9781616556723)!
- Author BiographyStan 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 Aragones' 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.
- Author(s)Stan Sakai
- PublisherDark Horse Comics
- Date of Publication12/03/2015
- SubjectGraphic Novels: Manga
- Place of PublicationMilwaukee
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintDark Horse Comics
- Content Note1
- Weight1503 g
- Width169 mm
- Height260 mm
- Spine43 mm
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