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No Rest For The Lazy – Preview Groo: Friends And Foes #6 From Dark Horse
There is quite simply nothing like it that lampoons so effectively whatever aspect of human life strikes Sergio's fancy at any time as well as the tropes of the fantasy warrior genre in fiction or comics. Mark Evanier, Sergio Aragones, and Stan Sakai (cover art) have put together the fresh series Friends and Foes to follow[...]
Dark Horse Brings Back Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo This May
The fantastic next chapter in the long-running series by Stan Sakai will focus on a new story about Usagi caught in a fight between his friend Kitsune and a ninja The catch is that the ninja is determined to acquire the scroll Kitsune has stolen One of NPR's best books of 2014, the long-running series[...]
Things To Do In Southern California In January If You Like Comics
Have fun if you are! SPECIAL SIGNING: Anaheim's Beach Ball Comics presents Stan Sakai, creator of Usagi Yojimbo and the new Star Wars series from Marvel Sakai drew an exclusive cover for the comic book shop RSVP on Facebook for this signing being held on Saturday, January 17 starting at 2 PM! City of Industry's Fran and[...]
The 68 Star Wars #1 Variant Covers From Marvel We Can Find In One Place – Including Stan Sakai
every comic store] or NY Toy Fair DYNAMIC FORCES Exclusives #40 Greg Land Variant ($10.00) #41 Greg Land Black & White NEWBURY COMICS (MA, USA) #42 David Petersen Variant ($10.00) Rebel Base Comics & Toys (NC, USA) #43 Stephanie Hans Variant ($15.00) Buy Me Toys (IA, USA) #44 Jenny Frison Variant ($4.99) Heroes Haven #45 Mike Perkins Variant Beach Ball/Corner Stone #46 Stan Sakai  Variant #47  Stan Sakai B&W Variant (limited to 2000) …and lets[...]
On Stage With Usagi Yojimbo
Frazer Brown writes: Stan Sakai's beloved and iconic Samuarai Leporidae Usagi Yojimbo has been making his stage debut last Friday at London's Southwark Playhouse. The same venue that brought "Howl's Moving Castle" to Magical life in 2011. The Eisner award winning adventures have been freshly adapted for the stage by
 Stewart Melton and are directed by Amy Draper The cast includes: Joji Hirota
, Amy Ip
, Haruka Kuroda,
 Siu Hun Li
, Jonathan[...]
A Jonathan Hickman Page From This Years's CBLDF Liberty Annual
The CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014, supporting the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, is publishing by Image Comics on the 8th October –  with the Final Order Cut-Off date set for Monday. The writers on the comic are Jeff Parker, Stan Sakai, Marc Guggenheim & Tara Butters, Jonathan Hickman, Brian Wood, Amy Chu, Al Ewing, Robin Furth, Luke[...]
Things To Do In Los Angeles Saturday If You Like Comics And Stan Sakai
CAPS, the Comic Arts Professional Society was the initial group to start putting together fundraising to help artist Stan Sakai and his wife Sharon The response from the call to help grew and grew until Dark Horse took on publishing The Sakai Project Now Caps is organizing a signing at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles[...]
Bill Sienkiewicz's Usagi Yojimbo On eBay Right Now
This is Bill Sienkiewicz's painting of Usagi Yojimbo, being sold on eBay (currently on $888) to raise money for the family of Usaji's creator Stan Sakai. But there's plenty more to buy Here are a few examples, sold and unsold… [...]
Usagi Yojimbo – New Series, New Collection, New Omnibus
Stan Sakai'sUsagi Jojimbo, the tale of a samurai rabbit, has been charming audiences for thirty years And in August, the comic get a new six-issue mini-series, Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #1 set in the character's far future And then in October, the debut of the Usagi Yojimbo Saga collection. Twenty years in his future, Miyamoto Usagi fights as a[...]
The Stan Sakai Project Gets Even Bigger
Earlier this year, Dark Horse announced The Sakai Project, the publisher's planned Usagi Yojimbo tribute book to benefit comic book creator Stan Sakai, who's family have been beset by healthcare issues. Well, at last week's Comics PRO retailer event in Altanta, Georgia, they revealed that the book is increasing in size to 160 pages at a[...]
CAPS Calls Upon Creators To Help Stan Sakai Updated
For nearly 30 year's, Stan Sakai has been entertaining us From lettering Groo the Wanderer with Sergio Argones and Mark Evanier to his own creation Usagi Yojimbo, Stan has set the high-water mark for creator-owned comics. Now Stan is dealing with one of the pitfalls of doing creator-owned comics… his wife Sharon has been battling a[...]
Archaia Entertainment – The Year of Mouse Guard And Weasel War Is Coming
He uses these to help visualise the locations in the Mouse Guard world for drawing as well as to provide a break from slaving over the drawing board or computer screen. We were treated to some pages of art from the currently in progress second volume of Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard which will feature[...]