The first issue of Samurai: Legend #1 hit stores yesterday, and I missed the e-mail from Marvel with the preview until just now.Â So, while it may be late, for those looking for ancient Samurai tales, Samurai: Legend #1 from the Marvel/Soleil partnership should scratch that itch.
SAMURAI: LEGEND #1 (of 4) (JUL082253)
SAMURAI: LEGEND #1 (of 4) VARIANT (JUL082254)
Written by JEAN-FRANCOIS DI GIORGIO
Penciled by FRÃ‰DÃ‰RIC GENÃŠT
Cover by FRÃ‰DÃ‰RIC GENÃŠT
Adapted by JAKE FORBES
With an Exclusive U.S. Variant!
Writer Jean-Francois Di Giorgio and artist FrÃ©dÃ©ric GenÃªt tap into the rich mythology of the noble Samurai, creating a nuanced look at the fabled Japanese warriors, in the hit series that took Europe by storm! A samurai seeks to discover the answers to his mysterious past, as one of Japanâ€™s most important figures seeks to betray the Emperorâ€”but just how are both connected to the 13th prophet? And what does it mean for the future of Japan?
This is a mature reader themed title, it is in stores now, and will set you back $5.99.