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Dark Horse to Reprint Over 300 Usagi Yojimbo Covers in New Hardcover

Dark Horse to Reprint Over 300 Usagi Yojimbo Covers in New Hardcover

Dark Horse comics, in celebration of 35 years of Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo, will publish a hardcover collecting over 300 covers from the long-running comic. Called Usagi Yojimbo: 35 Years of Covers, the collection is billed as “a complete compendium of Stan Sakai’s greatest covers.” The book is set to hit stores on November 13th, […]

What If Stan Lee Invented the Infinity Warps using Spider-Man and Usagi Yojimbo?

The Infinity Warps are a universe of Marvel characters mashed up with other characters, created as part of the Infinity Wars super-mega-crossover event last year. And they stuck around after the ending of that event thanks to some Infinity Stone chicanery. And as part of a new event this Summer, the Infinity Warps will return […]

Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo Leaves Dark Horse for IDW

In a serious blow to Dark Horse’s martial arts skilled anthropomorphic animal output, Stan Sakai is moving his beloved samurai rabbit comic Usagi Yojimbo to rival publisher IDW beginning in June. For IDW, which already publishes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics in three different continuities, the move pretty much allows them to corner the market […]

The Mark, Sergio, Stan, and Maybe Tom Show SDCC Panel

So I will get to the question that everyone is asking, did Groo colorist Tom Luth attend the panel. The answer, sadly is no, but that didn’t stop a full room of people from having grand old time listening to Groo The Wanderer artist Sergio Aragones, writer Mark Evanier, and letterer Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo) […]

Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #4

Exclusive Look Inside Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #4

Stan Sakai‘s new seven-part Usagi Yojimbo series continues with issue #4 due out on June 20th. Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden follows our hero on his way to see Inspector Ishida, Usagi is confronted by Shogunate guards… a sign of the times. While unraveling a pair of murders in town later, Usagi and Ishida become wary […]


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Dark Horse Collects Stan Sakai’s Complete TMNT/Usagi Yojimbo Crossovers

Think of it as a crossover of crossovers. Dark Horse announced today that they will release a collection of all of Stan Sakai‘s crossovers between Usagi Yojimbo and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. And they really mean all of them! A press release reveals the finer details: Throughout the last three decades, comics master Stan […]

Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #1 cover by Stan Sakai and Tom Luth

Usagi Yojimbo the Hidden #1 Review: Historical Context Mired by Tone Problems

A pair of riders make their way into the city while being pursued by a larger group. Unfortunately, the pair are tracked down and killed. Inspector Ishida and Usagi Yojimbo investigate the murder later. The inspector believes this is related to the arrival of a religious group called “Kirishitans” that have spread throughout the land. […]

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All Hail Xerxes- The Return of Frank Miller to 300: Dark Horse April 2018 Solicits

Frank Miller returns to 300 with Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander. Plus, Jeff Lemire continues the saga of Black Hammer, and Gabriel Hardman kicks of Aliens: Dust to Dust. All this comes in April courtesy of Dark Horse Comics. Details Below.    Aliens: Dust to Dust #1 (of 4) Gabriel Hardman (W/A/Cover) and Carlos D’Anda (Variant cover) […]

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Usagi Yojimbo #163 Review: Samurai Versus Socialism

Nezumi is an expert thief who has been alluding the local law enforcement for some time. A part of his success is the fact that he gives a sizeable portion of his score to the townspeople. Samurai Usagi Yojimbo has been recruited to the case. While Nezumi shows no malice towards the town or its […]

Exclusive Preview As Stan Sakai Returns With Usagi Yojimbo #161

We’ve got quite a treat here today, an exclusive early look at pages from Usagi Yojimbo #161, the first issue from Stan Sakai after his hiatus that started last December. I believe this is the 220th issue since he created the character and world back in 1984. Usagi Yojimbo is set in the early days of […]

The Mark, Sergio, Stan, And Tom Show SDCC Panel: “Fancy Volumes” On The Way For Groo

Bleeding Cool’s Christine Marquet reports from The Mark, Sergio, Stan, and Tom Show Panel: This Thursday afternoon,The Mark, Sergio, Stan, and Tom Show panel took place at San Diego Comic-Con 2017. From Sergio‘s flavorful reminiscing of life early in his career to Mark‘s spilling his water (which needed attention before the conversation could continue), the trio shared a warm […]






A Love Letter From Creators: Preview A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz Out This Week

Who doesn’t love Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts? 2015 has been a Peanuts celebration due to its 65th anniversary, but BOOM! Studios imprint KaBOOM! is taking things to a new level. The world’s best-known names in comics, children’s books, comic strips, cartoons, and webcomics are coming together to show their love for Shulz with A Tribute […]