“Teenagers will easily succumb to Sakai’s clever brand of visual humor.” (Booklist)
represents a unique fusion of East and West, combining traditional samurai virtues with the flamboyance of Kurosawa’s heroes and the understated authority of a Hollywood frontier marshal.” (The Los Angeles Times)
is one of the most original, innovative and well-executed comic books anywhere to be found.” (Stan Lee, co-creator of Spider-Man, Iron Man, and the X-Men)
About the Author
Stan Sakai is a third-generation Japanese American and multiple Eisner-Award-winning cartoonist, creator of the popular and long-running Usagi Yojimbo comic book. (Usagi Yojimbo is a recurring "guest star" in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle universe.) Born in Japan, he grew up in Hawaii and lives in Pasadena, CA.