Usagi Yojimbo: The Crow #3 (CVR A) (Stan Sakai)

Comic Script by Stan Sakai
Illustrated by Stan Sakai
Cover Design or Artwork by Stan Sakai
Comic Book
$4.99 US
6.59"W x 10.19"H x 0.05"D   | 2 oz | 220 per carton
On sale Jun 12, 2024 | 32 Pages | 76156801206400311
| Kids to Adults
FOC May 13, 2024 | Catalog March 2024
The bandit Jimmu and his band attack a merchant caravan, as observed by some bounty hunters who are unprepared for the size of Jimmu's army. The bounty hunters' leader has captured Yukichi and is holding him hostage until Usagi, Gen, and Stray Dog leave the area. Usagi is shocked when he learns the identity of the leader.
Stan Sakai was born in Kyoto, Japan, grew up in Hawaii, and now lives in California with his 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 appeared 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 Aragonés's Groo: The Wanderer, the Spider-Man Sunday newspaper strips, as well as for 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. View titles by Stan Sakai

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The bandit Jimmu and his band attack a merchant caravan, as observed by some bounty hunters who are unprepared for the size of Jimmu's army. The bounty hunters' leader has captured Yukichi and is holding him hostage until Usagi, Gen, and Stray Dog leave the area. Usagi is shocked when he learns the identity of the leader.

Creators

Stan Sakai was born in Kyoto, Japan, grew up in Hawaii, and now lives in California with his 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 appeared 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 Aragonés's Groo: The Wanderer, the Spider-Man Sunday newspaper strips, as well as for 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. View titles by Stan Sakai