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Dark Horse ComicsDueling Review PodcastFeaturedMajor SpoilersMarvelReviewstan sakaiusagi yojimbo

The Kappa kills, Usagi saves, and Matthew and Stephen review Usagi Yojimbo #153 from Stan Sakai.

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Press Release While spring showers usually bring May flowers, they will bring something far more exciting this year: the triumphant return of Stan Sakai and his beloved rabbit ronin in Usagi Yojimbo #145!

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Dark Horse ComicsSneak Peek

Dark Horse Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the upcoming Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #1 by Stan Sakai.

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Press Release With more than two hundred issues and counting, Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo is among comics’ most monumental achievements. In celebration of thirty years of the marvelous samurai rabbit saga, Usagi Yojimbo is set to return in an all-new six-issue miniseries, Usagi Yojimbo: Senso, followed by the debut of the Usagi Yojimbo Saga collection!

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Press Release On Thursday, March 6, 2014, Southern California’s CAPS, the Comic Art Professional Society, will launch an ongoing series of eBay auctions of original comic art. Its goal is to raise funds for medical care for Sharon Sakai, the wife of respected cartoonist and longtime CAPS member Stan Sakai, creator of the samurai rabbit USAGI YOJIMBO. Sharon has been battling a debilitating brain tumor for some time; after an extended hospital stay and convalescence, she is currently at home, but her condition requires 24-hour care and medicine that costs more than the Sakai’s insurance covers. 100% of the proceeds

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Press Release The most amazing artists in the world have come together to celebrate thirty years of Stan Sakai’s marvelous samurai rabbit saga, Usagi Yojimbo, in a new oversized hardcover benefit book: The Sakai Project: Artists Celebrate Thirty Years of “Usagi Yojimbo”!

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ArchaiaMouse GuardReview

Mouse Guard is a terrific comic that excels at unique storytelling. Every so often, it’s creator, David Petersen, let’s others play in his sandbox. That’s the premise behind this special four-issue miniseries from Archaia. The first Legends of the Guard was the 2011 Eisner Award winner for best anthology. I expected great things from this first issue as well!

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ArchaiaMouse GuardSneak Peek

Archaia sent us a sneak peek of Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard Vol. 2 #1  by David Petersen, Stan Sakai, Ben Caldwell, Nick Tapalansky, and Alex Eckman-Lawn.

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Dark Horse ComicsFeaturedReview

Racists are right about at least one thing (how’s that for a controversial opening statement): Other cultures are weird. The part that they miss out on is that weird can still be incredibly fascinating and cool. 47 Ronin is a story that doesn’t entirely make sense to Western sensibilities and yet exposes the underlying humanity that transcends culture. And if you aren’t interested in that, it’s got them samurai swords. Lots of ‘em.

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In this issue: This week, Stephen and Matthew take a look at 47 Ronin #1 from Dark Horse Comics. Among the best-known tales in Japanese history, the legend of the 47 Ronin and their epic mission to avenge their disgraced master epitomizes the samurai code of honor. It has been said, “To know the story of the 47 Ronin is to know Japan.” Retold through the ages, the legend at last comes to comics in a meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated miniseries from Mike Richardson, Stan Sakai, and editorial consultant Kazuo Koike! Recounting this sweeping tale of honor and violence

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Dark Horse ComicsSneak Peekstan sakai

Dark Horse Comics seems really excited about the upcoming 47 Ronin by Stan Sakai and Mike Richardson.  The first issue doesn’t arrive until November 07, 2012, but we have a sneak peek, just for you, after the jump.

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Press Release Dark Horse Comics is proud to announce a historical comic adaptation of the tale of the 47 ronin: A story of loyalty, sacrifice, persistence, and honor.

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This week on the show: DC shakes things up again, a rabbit with a sword, and a poll of the week, that literally dials in. Plus, your comments! [podcast][/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Show Notes after the Jump!

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If you walked by Usagi Yojimbo on the shelf yesterday while picking up your weekly haul, you missed out on the 200th issue of the series.

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