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Stan Sakai Netflix Teaming for Animated Usagi Yojimbo Kids Series

Stan Sakai, Netflix Teaming for Animated Usagi Yojimbo Kids Series

Netflix and Usagi Yojimbo creator, writer, and illustrator Stan Sakai are teaming up to bring the long-running comic book series to life with Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles The series hails from Sakai, who is set to executive produce the series along with Gaumont, Dark Horse Entertainment, and Atomic Monster, with Candie and Doug Langdale[...]

Dark Horse Celebrates Founder With New Editions of 47 Ronin Atomic Legion

Dark Horse Celebrates Founder With New Editions of 47 Ronin, Atomic Legion

47 Ronin, by Richardson and Stan Sakai, and The Atomic Legion, by Richardson and Bruce Zick, will be available in paperback next Summer The Atomic Legion will hit stores on July 22nd while 47 Ronin will hit stores on August 12th.Check out the press release below for more info. MILWAUKIE, Ore (December 12, 2019) — Join[...]

Legends Create Colouring Book For ComicBooks For Kids

Legends Create Colouring Book For ComicBooks For Kids

Titled Legends Vol 1, this volume includes previously published art, new art or unseen-until-now art from the likes of John Bolton, Gary Gianni, Aaron Lopresti, Art Baltazar, Val Mayerik, Steve Rude, Shawn McManus, Stan Sakai, William Stout, Dan Parent, Rich Tommaso, the late Mike Wieringo, Topper Helmers Jerry Bingham and more A total of 34[...]


IDW Wants to Bring You to SDCC Dinner With Stan Sakai and Walt Simonson&#8230 For 500 Bucks

IDW Wants to Bring You to SDCC Dinner With Stan Sakai and Walt Simonson… For 500 Bucks

A press release describes the experience: Upping the ante on an annual SDCC tradition, IDW Publishing will host TWO industry legends – Stan Sakai (creator of the critically acclaimed Usagi Yojimbo) and Walter Simonson (legendary writer/artist of The Mighty Thor, Manhunter, and Ragnarök) for one very special dinner to which YOU are invited!Mingle with both Sakai[...]

Dark Horse to Reprint Over 300 Usagi Yojimbo Covers in New Hardcover

Dark Horse to Reprint Over 300 Usagi Yojimbo Covers in New Hardcover

Dark Horse comics, in celebration of 35 years of Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo, will publish a hardcover collecting over 300 covers from the long-running comic Called Usagi Yojimbo: 35 Years of Covers, the collection is billed as "a complete compendium of Stan Sakai's greatest covers." The book is set to hit stores on November 13th,[...]

What If Stan Lee Invented the Infinity Warps using Spider-Man and Usagi Yojimbo

What If Stan Lee Invented the Infinity Warps using Spider-Man and Usagi Yojimbo?

And as part of a new event this Summer, the Infinity Warps will return for a story running across six Marvel annuals (old school style), written by Al Ewing, with art by Carloses Villa and Gomez, and maybe more, called Secret Warps.We've previously joked that the Infinity Warps were actually invented by legendary X-Men scribe[...]

Stan Sakais Usagi Yojimbo Leaves Dark Horse for IDW

Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo Leaves Dark Horse for IDW

In a serious blow to Dark Horse's martial arts skilled anthropomorphic animal output, Stan Sakai is moving his beloved samurai rabbit comic Usagi Yojimbo to rival publisher IDW beginning in June For IDW, which already publishes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics in three different continuities, the move pretty much allows them to corner the market[...]

The Mark Sergio Stan and Maybe Tom Show SDCC Panel

The Mark, Sergio, Stan, and Maybe Tom Show SDCC Panel

The answer, sadly is no, but that didn't stop a full room of people from having grand old time listening to Groo The Wanderer artist Sergio Aragones, writer Mark Evanier, and letterer Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo) be in classic form for this SDCC panel They started the panel sharing what was coming up for Groo[...]

Exclusive Look Inside Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #4

Exclusive Look Inside Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #4

Stan Sakai's new seven-part Usagi Yojimbo series continues with issue #4 due out on June 20th Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden follows our hero on his way to see Inspector Ishida, Usagi is confronted by Shogunate guards.. a sign of the times While unraveling a pair of murders in town later, Usagi and Ishida become wary[...]

Stan Sakai Named Inaugural Joe Kubert Award Winner By Comic Con Revolution Kubert School

Stan Sakai Named Inaugural Joe Kubert Award Winner By Comic Con Revolution, Kubert School

Atomic Crush Events, the company behind Comic Con Revolution whose exploits have been reported here on Bleeding Cool, have launched a new award called the Joe Kubert Distinguished Storyteller Award, named for the titular legendary comic book artist and patriarch of the Kubert dynasty, and another comics legend, Stan Sakai, is the inaugural recipient The award[...]

Dark Horse Collects Stan Sakais Complete TMNT/Usagi Yojimbo Crossovers

Dark Horse Collects Stan Sakai's Complete TMNT/Usagi Yojimbo Crossovers

Dark Horse announced today that they will release a collection of all of Stan Sakai's crossovers between Usagi Yojimbo and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles And they really mean all of them!A press release reveals the finer details: Throughout the last three decades, comics master Stan Sakai has penned many crossover stories full of action-packed adventures[...]

Usagi Yojimbo the Hidden #1 Review: Historical Context Mired by Tone Problems

Usagi Yojimbo the Hidden #1 Review: Historical Context Mired by Tone Problems

The inspector believes this is related to the arrival of a religious group called “Kirishitans” that have spread throughout the land.[caption id="attachment_818427" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #1 cover by Stan Sakai and Tom Luth[/caption]This issue of Usagi Yojimbo, which opens the Hidden miniseries, is interesting in how historically driven it is, but it’s[...]

All Hail Xerxes- The Return of Frank Miller to 300: Dark Horse April 2018 Solicits

All Hail Xerxes- The Return of Frank Miller to 300: Dark Horse April 2018 Solicits

Woods (Ladycastle, Niobe), continue Lara’s story after Rise of the Tomb Raider and the previous Dark Horse series! This volume collects issues #1–#4 of the 2017 Dark Horse Comics series Tomb Raider: Survivor’s Crusade.Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #2 (of 7) Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover) On sale Apr 18 b&w, 28 pages $3.99 Miniseries Usagi and Inspector Ishida identify the recent murder victims[...]

Usagi Yojimbo #163 Review: Samurai Versus Socialism

Usagi Yojimbo #163 Review: Samurai Versus Socialism

While Nezumi shows no malice towards the town or its protectors, he does not want to be caught, and he even poses a challenge for the great samurai.In the background, the Black Goblin Gang is making some dangerous moves.[caption id="attachment_738972" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Usagi Yojimbo #163 cover by Stan Sakai and Tom Luth[/caption]Usagi Yojimbo #163 is[...]

Exclusive Preview As Stan Sakai Returns With Usagi Yojimbo #161

Exclusive Preview As Stan Sakai Returns With Usagi Yojimbo #161

We've got quite a treat here today, an exclusive early look at pages from Usagi Yojimbo #161, the first issue from Stan Sakai after his hiatus that started last December I believe this is the 220th issue since he created the character and world back in 1984. Usagi Yojimbo is set in the early days of[...]

The Mark Sergio Stan And Tom Show SDCC Panel: Fancy Volumes On The Way For Groo

The Mark, Sergio, Stan, And Tom Show SDCC Panel: "Fancy Volumes" On The Way For Groo

Bleeding Cool's Christine Marquet reports from The Mark, Sergio, Stan, and Tom Show Panel: This Thursday afternoon,The Mark, Sergio, Stan, and Tom Show panel took place at San Diego Comic-Con 2017. From Sergio's flavorful reminiscing of life early in his career to Mark's spilling his water (which needed attention before the conversation could continue), the trio shared a warm […]

The Rocketeer: High Flying Adventures Review: Charmingly Classic Stories Of Heroic Antics

The Rocketeer: High Flying Adventures Review: Charmingly Classic Stories Of Heroic Antics

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Rocketeer: High Flying Adventures doesn't waste any time in dropping the reader right into the action. We open with Betty rightfully scolding Cliff for being late to rescue her, and Cliff doing what he does best: winging it. The Rocketeer is one of my personal favorite comic book characters. The old-school, beat-'em-up […]