stan sakai Archives

Usagi Yojimbo Makes His Debut, Taking Bids At Heritage Auctions
Created by the iconic Stan Sakai, it is one of the most desirable copper age books around, if not the most desirable, especially right now Taking bids at Heritage Auctions right now is a CGC 9.2 copy Only 62 copies are on the census higher, and currently, this copy is sitting at $2300 Check out[...]
Usagi Yojimbo #1 CGC Copy Taking Bids AT Heritage Auctions Today
That is a great thing, the iconic work of Stan Sakai should always be appreciated, but there is a strong, renewed interest in the character right now An animated series is in the works, his appearance with the TMNT has led to a new action figure from NECA, and the current run of comics has[...]
NECA Licenced Usagi Yojimbo For Their TMNT Cartoon Line
NECA has revealed a sculpt and announced that they have indeed licensed out Usagi Yojimbo from Stan Sakai so that a figure can come out in their mega-popular TMNT Cartoon line of figures After a long time speculating and teases galore, they revealed the sculpt of the figure this morning, and boy, is this going[...]
Awesome Usagi Yojimbo Stan Sakai Art On Auction At Heritage
The same goes for artist Stan Sakai, who deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as Jack Kirby, John Romita, and others as one of the giants of the industry Any chance you can get to meet the man, take it—one of the nicest in this crazy industry Up for auction right now is[...]
Usagi Yojimbo (Image: Stan Sakai)
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
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[...]
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... 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 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?
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 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 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[...]
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
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[...]