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Sakai Reflects on 30 Years of

Sakai Reflects on 30 Years of "Usagi Yojimbo"

Stan Sakai discusses three decades of his legendary rabbit ronin, his new future-shifted miniseries "Usagi Yojimbo: Senso" and more.

SDCC: Cover Story: The Art of the Cover

SDCC: Cover Story: The Art of the Cover

Amanda Conner, Fiona Staples, Mark Brooks, Jae Lee and Stan Sakai sat down to dissect the science and art of making the first comic book image you see.

REVIEW: Sakai's

REVIEW: Sakai's "Usagi Yojimbo: Senso" #1

Stan Sakai's ronin rabbit returns for "Usagi Yojimbo: Senso" #1, an issue that's as "excellent as ever" and takes place in the future.

5-STAR REVIEW: Sakai's

5-STAR REVIEW: Sakai's "Usagi Yojimbo Color Special: The Artist" is "A Perfect Comic"

Stan Sakai returns to his ronin rabbit with "Usagi Yojimbo Color Special: The Artist," a "beautifully drawn" and "perfect" comic.

EXCL PREVIEW: Sakai Unleashes

EXCL PREVIEW: Sakai Unleashes "Usagi Yojimbo Color Special"

Celebrate one of comics' greatest -- and furriest -- characters of the last 30 years in Stan Sakai's "Usagi Yojimbo Color Special" from Dark Horse.

EXCLUSIVE: Rocket Blasts Dinosaurs in Sakai's

EXCLUSIVE: Rocket Blasts Dinosaurs in Sakai's "Rocket Raccoon" #2 Variant

"Usagi Yojimbo" creator Stan Sakai lends his hand to a "Rocket Raccoon" #2 variant cover, which features the book's hero blasting away dinosaurs.

EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse Expands

EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse Expands "The Sakai Project" Benefit Book

Due to "overwhelming" response from the comics community, Dark Horse's Stan Sakai benefit book "The Sakai Project" has increased its page count to 160.

PRESS RELEASE: CAPS To Launch Original Art Auction to Benefit Stan Sakai and Family

YEAR OF THE HORSE: A Recommitment To Creator-Owned Comics

YEAR OF THE HORSE: A Recommitment To Creator-Owned Comics

Publisher Mike Richardson wraps our look inside Dark Horse's 2014 slate, emphasizing his commitment to expanding creator-owned comics in the coming year.

After Star Wars, Dark Horse Declares The

After Star Wars, Dark Horse Declares The "Year of the Horse"

In the wake of losing the Star Wars comics license, Dark Horse Publisher Mike Richardson & E-i-C Scott Allie declare 2014 the "Year of the Horse" as they expand and expound on Hellboy, Buffy, superheroes and more.

Stan Sakai on BCC Yearbook,

Stan Sakai on BCC Yearbook, "47 Ronin" & New "Usagi" Stories

Stan Sakai spoke with ROBOT 6 about the upcoming Usagi Yojimbo Book drawn by 30 different artists being released at Baltimore Comic-Con, his work on "47 Ronin" at Dark Horse and more.

EXCL PREVIEWS:

EXCL PREVIEWS: "Abe Sapien," "47 Ronin" "The Victories" & More!

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR presents exclusive previews for books hitting stores July 3, including RIchardson and Sakai's "47 Ronin" #5, Mignola and Arcudi's "Abe Sapien" #4 and much more!

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Richardson & Sakai's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Richardson & Sakai's "47 Ronin" #4

Mike Richardson and Stan Sakai's acclaimed "47 Ronin" continues with issue #4 and CBR has an exclusive preview of the saga's penultimate chapter, hitting stores on May 1.

CBR TV: Stan Sakai On

CBR TV: Stan Sakai On "47 Ronin," Martians VS Usagi Yojimbo

Comics legend Stan Sakai spoke with CBR TV about working on "47 Ronin" with Dark Horse Publisher Mike Richardson, returning to the samurai world of "Usagi Yojimbo and pitting Martians against feudal Japanese warriors.

Petersen Assembles a Second Round of

Petersen Assembles a Second Round of "Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard"

"Mouse Guard" creator David Petersen discusses the recently-announced second volume of the Eisner-winning "Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard" and what readers can expect from the series in May.

PRESS RELEASE: "Usagi Yojimbo: Way of the Ronin" Mobile Game Announced

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Richardson & Sakai's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Richardson & Sakai's "47 Ronin" #2

Dark Horse Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "47 Ronin" #2. Mike Richardson and Stan Sakai's adaptation of the classic Japanese story continues on January 2.

Pipeline - 12/11/2012

Pipeline - 12/11/2012

Augie returns to the inappropriately named One-Liner format to look at past CBR columnists, Erik Larsen and the Savage Dragon's longevity, Tom Orzechowski's lettering output, Gail Simone's "Batgirl" dismissal and more.

Cover of the Week - November 7

Cover of the Week - November 7

In this week's "Cover of the Week rundown, "47 Ronin" and "The Shadow" get bloody, "Fairest" gets sexy, "Iron Man" gets technical,and "Legends of the Dark Knight" gets -- a little creepy.

Stan Sakai Illustrates Dark Horse's

Stan Sakai Illustrates Dark Horse's "47 Ronin"

The most famous story from historical Japan is soon to be an epic mini from Dark Horse Publisher Mike Richardson and Stan Sakai, who told CBR what it's like to pause "Usagi Yojimbo" to tell a research intensive tale from human history

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "47 Ronin" #1

Courtesy of Dark Horse Comics, CBR presents a preview of "47 Ronin" #1 by Mike Richardson and Stan Sakai. One of the most famous stories in Japanese history begins November 7.

Comics A.M. - JManga Launches Unlimited-Access Site

Comics A.M. - JManga Launches Unlimited-Access Site

JManga debuts unlimited-access website! Reactions to "The Dandy" ending print publication! Marvel's Isaac Perlmutter profiled! The growth of comics-form journalism! Stan Sakai talks "Usagi Yojimbo"! Plus more!

CCI: Dark Horse - Creators: An In-Depth Look

CCI: Dark Horse - Creators: An In-Depth Look

Eric Powell, Sam Humphries, Stan Sakai and Geof Darrow were just some of the creators headlining Dark Horse's panel on creator-owned comics, discussing upcoming projects and their importance to the industry as a whole.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Usagi Yojimbo" Video Game On the Way

Stan Sakai teases upcoming "Usagi Yojimbo" game! Denver Comic Con draws big crowds! The secret to comiXology's success? Looking back at "Ultimate Muscle"! Plus much more!

CBR TV: Richardson, Sakai Tell the Tale of 47 Ronin

CBR TV: Richardson, Sakai Tell the Tale of 47 Ronin

CBR TV spoke with Dark Horse Publisher Mike Richardson and legendary artist/writer Stan Sakai about their comics adaptation of the true Japanese story of the 47 Ronin, and what it means for "Usagi Yojimbo."

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Usagi Yojimbo" #144

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Usagi Yojimbo" #144 4 stars calling the issue by Stan Sakai "a thrilling and amazing exploration of comics' high potential."

Comics A.M. - 30 Years of Diamond; Angoulême Memories

Comics A.M. - 30 Years of Diamond; Angoulême Memories

Diamond Comic Distributors marks its 30th anniversary! Stan Sakai and Chris Pitzer on Angoulême International Comics Festival! Dark Horse's Mike Richardson to give ComicsPRO keynote! Plus much more!

PRESS RELEASE: IDW Announces "Rocketeer Adventures" Vol. 2 for March

EXCL. PREVIEWS:

EXCL. PREVIEWS: "King Conan," Usagi Yojimbo" & More

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR presents exclusive previews of new comics hitting stores Wednesday, January 25, including "King Conan: The Phoenix on the Sword" #1, "Usagi Yojimbo" #143 and more.

Comics A.M. - New Home for Center for Cartoon Studies' Schulz Library

Comics A.M. - New Home for Center for Cartoon Studies' Schulz Library

Center for Cartoon Studies finds new home for Schulz Library! Interviews with Bill Griffith, Fabio Moon, Paige Braddock, Craig Thompson and Ethan Rilly! Stan Sakai's "Mouse Guard Legends" process! Plus more!

EXCL. PREVIEWS:

EXCL. PREVIEWS: "Usagi Yojimbo," "Dark Horse Presents" & "B.P.R.D."

Dark Horse has provided CBR with previews of 4 November 23 releases: "Usagi Yojimbo" #142, "B.P.R.D.: Hell on Earth: Russia" #3 and "Dark Horse Presents" #6.

PRESS RELEASE: "Usagi Yojimbo" Reaches 200th Issue

PRESS RELEASE: Dark Horse Reveals Full Comic-Con International Signing & Panel Schedule

PRESS RELEASE: Long Beach Comic Con Adds More Guests

Pipeline - 2/15/2011

Pipeline - 2/15/2011

Augie goes in-depth, exploring the artwork used in a four page sequence from Stan Sakai's "Usagi Yojimbo." What can we learn about depth, directionality and symmetrical storytelling from these pages? Click to find out.

Sakai's Deluxe & Ongoing

Sakai's Deluxe & Ongoing "Usagi Yojimbo"

Cartoonist Stan Sakai spoke with us about "Usagi Yojimbo: The Special Edition," a two-volume hardcover collection from Fantagraphics, as well as his upcoming plans for the ongoing series at Dark Horse.

CCI: The Sergio & Mark Show

CCI: The Sergio & Mark Show

Longtime collaborators Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier brought their annual "Sergio and Mark Show" back once more to Comic-Con International, bringing with them a host of guests and news of "Groo Vs. Conan."

PRESS RELEASE: Superhero Captain Rochester Fights Against Counterfeit Semiconductors

25 Years of

25 Years of "Usagi Yojimbo"

Stan Sakai talks about "Usagi Yojimbo," his comic book about a rabbit ronin from medieval Japan that is hitting several major milestones before the end of 2009, including it's 25th anniversary. Plus, an exclusive preview of issue 125!

BCC: Spotlight on Stan Sakai

BCC: Spotlight on Stan Sakai

The creator of Usagi Yojimbo talks to a Baltimore Comic-Con audience about the origins, long life, and storied history of comics' beloved Yojimbo Rabbit as the character celebrates his 25th Anniversary.

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