Usagi Yojimbo Volume 10 The Brink Of Life And Death 2nd Edition

Stan Sakai Dark Horse Comics Comics & Graphic Novels

While journeying over mountains, into valleys, through towns and farmlands, and along rugged coasts, searching for harmony, Usagi faces a unique cast of characters: a village of seaweed farmers, an innocent noodle peddler, a demon-possessed woman, a relentless clan of bat ninja, an assassins' guild, a mysterious medicine peddler, and Inazuma, a secretive female samurai. More than once Usagi finds himself in great danger — but it's all in a day's work when you walk the thin line on the brink of life and death. * Usagi Yojimbo: The Brink of Life and Death 2nd edition features completely remastered art and a look inside Stan Sakai's research and influences with new story notes! Includes an introduction by writer Kurt Busiek.

ISBN10 : 9781621154853 , ISBN13 : 1621154858

Page Number : 219

Usagi Yojimbo

Stan Sakai Turtleback Books Comics & Graphic Novels

Description: Miyamoto Usagi may be the world's greatest "masterless" samurai. With his sword by his side, Usagi travels the countryside of Japan at the turn of the 17th century. In a time of political unrest and instability, Usagi Yojimbo (Rabbit Bodyguard) fights corruption and evil to uphold the warrior's code of honor known as Bushido. Eisner-Award winning illustrator Stan Sakai brings the ronin's adventures to life here in the first calendar created from the eponymous comic book series. The tale of Usagi Yojimbo is a masterful adaptation of samurai legend to sequential art, told with characters who are all anthropomorphized animals. Young or old, male or female, if you enjoy stories of high adventure and high honor, you will thrill at the saga of Usagi Yojimbo! Notes: Usagi Yojimbo has won hearts worldwide through his best-selling comic book series, which have been a staple at comic book stores for over 10 years and translated into eight different languages. The Usagi Yojimbo comics have been praised for teaching facts and fiction about Japanese traditions and language in a fun and inventive way. Artist Stan Sakai has been nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award fifteen times and has won the award three times!

ISBN10 : 141765838X , ISBN13 : 9781417658381

Page Number : 208

Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 3 Second Edition

Stan Sakai Dark Horse Comics Comics & Graphic Novels

Stan Sakai’s epic series continues in the third volume of the definitive Usagi Yojimbo compilations featuring brand new original cover art by Stan Sakai! Usagi faces a terrifying new foe who wears a demon mask, the Eisner-winning “Grasscutter” storyline receives a sequel, pickpocket Kitsune’s history is revealed, fan-favorite character Sasuké the Demon Queller makes his debut, and a beloved ally long thought dead returns! Collects Usagi Yojimbo Volume Three #31–#52, along with stories from Dark Horse Presents and more!

ISBN10 : 9781506725390 , ISBN13 : 1506725392

Page Number : 620

Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 6 Second Edition

Stan Sakai Dark Horse Comics Comics & Graphic Novels

One of the most critically acclaimed and beloved adventure comics! This volume in the definitive Usagi Yojimbo Saga series includes the storylines “Bridge of Tears,” in which a new love tempts the rabbit ronin to abandon his wandering lifestyle; “The Darkness and the Soul,” revealing at last the origin of the demon Jei; and “Sparrows,” featuring Jei’s terrifying return, as well as Usagi’s travels with bounty hunter Gen. Includes the landmark Usagi Yojimbo #100, a celebratory “roast” issue by several of the best writers and artists in comics, including Frank Miller, Matt Wagner, Jeff Smith, Sergio Aragonés, along with a color cover gallery from the original series comics! Stan Sakai’s evocative artwork and gripping tales continue to enthrall readers of all ages. Collects the Usagi Yojimbo volumes Bridge of Tears, Return of the Black Soul, and Fox Hunt!

ISBN10 : 9781506724966 , ISBN13 : 1506724965

Page Number : 604

Graphic Novels

Michael Pawuk Bloomsbury Publishing USA Language Arts & Disciplines

Covering genres from adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles to help librarians balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. New subgenres, new authors, new artists, and new titles appear daily in the comic book and manga world, joining thousands of existing titles—some of which are very popular and well-known to the enthusiastic readers of books in this genre. How do you determine which graphic novels to purchase, and which to recommend to teen and adult readers? This updated guide is intended to help you start, update, or maintain a graphic novel collection and advise readers about the genre. Containing mostly new information as compared to the previous edition, the book covers iconic super-hero comics and other classic and contemporary crime fighter-based comics; action and adventure comics, including prehistoric, heroic, explorer, and Far East adventure as well as Western adventure; science fiction titles that encompass space opera/fantasy, aliens, post-apocalyptic themes, and comics with storylines revolving around computers, robots, and artificial intelligence. There are also chapters dedicated to fantasy titles; horror titles, such as comics about vampires, werewolves, monsters, ghosts, and the occult; crime and mystery titles regarding detectives, police officers, junior sleuths, and true crime; comics on contemporary life, covering romance, coming-of-age stories, sports, and social and political issues; humorous titles; and various nonfiction graphic novels.

ISBN10 : 9781440851360 , ISBN13 : 1440851360

Page Number : 758