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NECA Drops Very Limited Edition Space Usagi Yojimbo Figure 
These rabbits are selling fast and can be found right here; stay tuned for a standard Space Usagi later on.  #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Credit: NECA Credit: NECA The Space Usagi Yojimbo Figures are Vanishing Fast! "Attention Usagi Yojimbo fans! Are you[...]
Dark Horse also has launches for Subgenre by Matt Kindt and Wilfredo Torres, Tear Us Apart by Jay Baruchel and Alessandro Micelli, Usagi Yojimbo: Ice & Snow by Stan Sakai, and Saint John by Dan Schkade and Brennan Wagner in association with Portland Gear. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px[...]
Stan Sakai Gives the Samurai Rabbit a Cousin in New Usagi Yojimbo
Stan Sakai, his own studio Dogu Publishing and Dark Horse Comics are publishing a new Usagi Yojimbo comic book in September And this time the legendary rabbit rōnin who got some Netflix time as Samurai Rabbit is bringing his cousin for Usagi Yojimbo: Ice and Snow. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img[...]
Peter Laird Inks Kevin Eastman's Pencils For TMNT/Usagi Yojimbo #4
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Usagi Yojimbo: WhereWhen #4 was solicited as having a variant cover by TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman Which is not uncommon, he's done a lot for IDW in recent years, including variant covers and co-writing IDW's best-selling title in recent years, The Last Ronin.   But this time Kevin Eastman seems he surprised IDW rather by[...]
Interior preview page from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Usagi Yojimbo Wherewhen #1
Welcome to our preview of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Usagi Yojimbo Wherewhen #1! The Turtles are nowhere to be found in this all-Usagi preview, but that doesn't mean there's not plenty of action to be found Joining me for this preview is Bleeding Cool's AI writing assistant, LOLtron While I'm sure LOLtron will provide its usual[...]
Usagi Yojimbo/Turtles Crossover in IDW Full March 2023 Solicits
Stan Sakai is creating a new Usagi Yojimbo crossover series with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Wherewhen, coming from IDW Publishing in March 2023 And it seems that it will include an Old Bunny Usagi, twenty years into his future IDW has also managed to hang on to the Sonic The Hedgehog license for five[...]
TMNT and Usagi Yojimbo Crossover Again in New Series from Stan Sakai
Today, we have a press release from IDW announcing a crossover between two of the properties they haven't lost to another publisher yet: Usagi Yojimbo and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.* The new series, written and drawn by the legendary Stan Sakai with colors by Hi-Fi, will launch in March and is titled Teenage Mutant Ninja[...]
Usaji Yojimbo Quits IDW, Back at Dark Horse & Stan Sakai Imprint Dogu
In 2019, Bleeding Cool reported what we called a "serious blow to Dark Horse's martial arts skilled anthropomorphic animal output" with the news that Dark Horse mainstay, Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo was moving to rival publisher IDW in June, a move that coincided with the then-upcoming Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles TV show from Netflix. Well now, it's[...]
Cover image for Usagi Yojimbo #28
Usagi and Yukichi rescue an art dealer from bandits in this preview of Usagi Yojimbo #28 But can Usagi survive the inevitably crypto-evangelizing? And does this guy have one of those new Spawn NFTs for sale? Asking for a friend Check out the preview below. USAGI YOJIMBO #28 IDW PUBLISHING MAR220511 (W) Stan Sakai (A / CA) Stan Sakai The[...]
Albedo #2 featuring the first appearance of Usagi Yojimbo (Thoughts and Images, 1984).
What other vintage comic books have a similar sort of profile? The debut of Stan Sakai's enormously popular Usagi Yojimbo in Albedo #2 comes to mind There's a beautiful high-grade copy of Albedo #2 (Thoughts and Images, 1984) CGC NM- 9.2 White pages up for auction in the 2022 May 1-2 Sunday & Monday Comic[...]
Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles Charts Its Own Course: Review
Usagi Yojimbo creator Stan Sakai has embraced the notion of expanding his comic book saga to other mediums since almost the very beginning.  From a computer game during the Commodore64 era to a stage play a few years ago, the strength and clarity of Sakai's storytelling vision have long inspired others to help extend that[...]
Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles – Check Out S01E01 For Free Here!
It's hard to believe that it's been close to two years since Netflix and Usagi Yojimbo creator, writer & illustrator Stan Sakai announced they were teaming up to bring the long-running comic book series to life with Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles But that's all now in the past as today marks the animated series'[...]
Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles (L to R) Sumalee Montano as Karasu-Tengu, Darren Barnet as Usagi and Darren Barnet as Spot in Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2022
I'll let Ray discuss the bigger picture of that some other time if he wishes, but in the meantime, a glance at Twitter tells me that there are a lot of Usagi Yojimbo fans who are just now finding out that this is a thing that's about to exist in the world, and some of[...]
Cover image for Usagi Yojimbo: Lone Goat and Kid #4
Nearly 38 years after his debut in the now-rare and sought-after Albedo #2, Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo is still going strong In this preview of Usagi Yojimbo: Lone Goat and Kid #4, Usagi Yojimbo… MAY DIE!!! If the bat-ninjas get their way, of course More importantly, how did DC Comics allow another publisher to publish[...]
Usagi Yojimbo Takes Over Heritage Auctions Today
Usagi Yojimbo will become one of the hottest characters in comics again, thanks to a new Netflix animated series coming later this year That naturally means, of course, that now is the time to start grabbing his comics, as you do not want to wait for the trailer to debut, for then it will be[...]
Cover image for Usagi Yojimbo #27
In this preview of Usagi Yojimbo #27, in stores Wednesday from IDW, Usagi and Yukichi defend a young woman in a haunted forest Check out the preview below. USAGI YOJIMBO #27 IDW PUBLISHING JAN220498 (W) Stan Sakai (A / CA) Stan Sakai A Ghost Story (Part 1 of 1) Usagi and Yukichi come upon a young woman, Shizuye, praying at a[...]
Usagi Yojimbo Makes His Debut, Taking Bids At Heritage Auctions
Usagi Yojimbo is having a moment right now A new figure is coming this spring from NECA, he has comics coming out monthly from IDW, and an animated series is coming to Netflix That has caused Albedo #2, which contains his first appearance, to skyrocket to heights it has not seen in some time Created[...]
Cover image for USAGI YOJIMBO LONE GOAT & KID #1
And now, as Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo is about to be launched as a new Netflix series Samurai Rabbit, a new comic series by creator Stan Sakai aims to take on the legend, with Usagi Yojimbo: Lone Goat And Kid… while Star Wars: High Republic gets a Bake-Off special. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align:[...]
Usagi Yojimbo #1 CGC Copy Taking Bids AT Heritage Auctions Today
Usagi Yojimbo is having a bit of a resurgence 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[...]
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[...]
Cover image for USAGI YOJIMBO #21 CVR A SAKAI
In this preview of Usagi Yojimbo #21, in stores Wednesday from IDW, Usagi and his new pal Yukichi have run afoul of a local martial arts school Now, the choice of the students is to commit suicide in disgrace or to kill Usagi and Yukichi Which will it be? Well, the book isn't called "random[...]
Cover image for USAGI YOJIMBO #20
Out from IDW Publishing on Wednesday, June 16th, Usagi Yojimbo #20 by Stan Sakai introduces a new recurring character: Yukichi Yamamoto He and Usagi have met before when Yukichi was a young novice, but they'll have more to do than catch up on old times as they attempt to deliver some swords through enemy territory[...]
Jeffrey Reddick talks Don't Look Back and Samurai Rabbit
He has written on two upcoming Netflix series; one of which is a spinoff of famed Japanese comic book Usagi Yojimbo. Jeffrey's feature directorial debut, the mystery/thriller Don't Look Back, is available now on disc and On Demand. Listen here: Listen on YouTube: can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Castle Talk: Jeffrey Reddick on his Directing Debut "Don't Look[...]
Awesome Usagi Yojimbo Stan Sakai Art On Auction At Heritage
Usagi Yojimbo is one of the most under-appreciated characters in all of comics 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[...]
Peach Momoko $10 Usagi Yojimbo SDCC 2020 Cover Sells For $500 on eBay
And Peach Momoko is where it was at. The Usagi Yojimbo #10 Peach Momoko cover was the main prize, with multiple copies selling on eBay for $500, limited to 200 copies and originally priced at $10 each, with a limit of two per person Basically IDW sold all two hundred copies for $2000 all in They[...]
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[...]
IDW's Direct Market Publishing Schedule for 2020
2: Rise Together Trade Paperback Ragnarök: The Breaking of Helheim #5 (of 6) Star Trek: Year Five #11 On June 10th readers will get the chance to buy; Usagi Yojimbo Vol 1: Bunraku & Other Stories Trade Paperback Usagi Yojimbo Vol 1: Bunraku & Other Stories published by IDW Publishing. The warrior's journey of Usagi Yojimbo continues in these all-new full-color adventures! In "Bunraku & Other Stories", Usagi becomes embroiled in a[...]
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,[...]