Usagi Yojimbo Origins, Vol. 4: Lone Goat and Kid (Paperback)

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This is book number 4 in the Usagi Yojimbo Origins series.


Presenting the complete saga of rabbit ronin Miyamoto Usagi from the very beginning in new, definitive color editions!

This volume focuses on a series of important short stories from the early days of Usagi’s adventures, including “Frost and Fire,” “A Kite Story,” “Blood Wings,” “The Way of the Samurai,” and “Lone Goat and Kid”! Beginning with these early issues, find out why the series has won ten Eisner Awards, two Harvey Awards, an American Library Association Award, and has been called by Stan Lee, "one of the most original, innovative, well-executed comic books anywhere to be found."

Usagi Yojimbo Origins, Vol. 4: Lone Goat and Kid collects all-new color editions of issues #19–24 of Usagi Yojimbo, Vol. 1, originally published in black-and-white by Fantagraphics from December 1989 to September 1990.

About the Author

Stan Sakai was born in Kyoto, Japan, and grew up in Hawaii. Sakai received a fine arts degree from the University of Hawaii and furthered his studies at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

Sakia's creation, Usagi Yojimbo, first appeared in the comic book Albedo Anthropomorphics #2 in 1984. Since then, Usagi has been on television as a guest of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and has been made into toys, seen on clothing, and his stories have been collected in more than three dozen graphic novels and translated into 16 languages.

Sakai is the recipient of a Parents' Choice Award, an Inkpot Award, an American Library Association Award, two Harvey Awards, five Spanish Haxturs, eight Will Eisner Awards, and two National Cartoonists Society Silver Reubens. In 2011, Stan received the Cultural Ambassador Award from the Japanese American National Museum for spreading Japanese history and culture through his stories. Sakai was awarded the inaugural Joe Kubert Excellence in Storytelling Award in 2018 and was inducted into the Will Eisner Hall of Fame in 2020. Sakai, in partnership with Gaumont USA, is currently developing an Usagi animated series for Netflix.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781684059423
ISBN-10: 1684059429
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Publication Date: January 3rd, 2023
Pages: 152
Language: English
Series: Usagi Yojimbo Origins