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Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 9 Limited Edition

Hardback

Main Details

Title Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 9 Limited Edition
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Stan Sakai
Physical Properties
Format:Hardback
Pages:600
Dimensions(mm): Height 259,Width 168
Category/GenreGraphic novels: Manga
ISBN/Barcode 9781506725079
ClassificationsDewey:FIC
Audience
General
Illustrations 600 Illustrations, unspecified

Publishing Details

Publisher Dark Horse Comics,U.S.
Imprint Dark Horse Comics,U.S.
Publication Date 4 May 2021
Publication Country United States

Description

In this ninth volume, Usagi and Inspector Ishida team up once again to solve a series of murders and mysteries. Between deadly puffer fish assassinations, a run-in with a familiar pair of thieves, a large-scale corruption scheme, and a mission to uncover the meaning behind a foreign book, Usagi and Ishida have their work cut out for them! Then, join forces with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in the ongoing battle of good versus evil from Edo-era Japan to New York City!

Author Biography

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 Aragones'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.