Sakai is most famous for his original creation of Usagi Yojimbo, the epic saga of Miyamoto Usagi, a samurai rabbit living in late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth-century Japan. His work on Usagi has led to multiple awards, including several Eisner's. Since then, Usagi has been featured on television with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and has been named as one of the top comic book characters of all time.
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"I think Usagi Yojimbo is one of the most original, innovative, well-executed comicbooks anywhere to be found. Stan's style of artwork, his crisp incisive writing, and his thoroughly professional pacing, all done in a relaxed and absorbed manner, have provided comics with something so rarely seen in this field--a new literary and artistic approach to illustrated storytelling."
Saturday, September 14, 2019
11:00am - 3:oopm
There will be plenty of merchandise on hand for Stan Sakai to sign including an exclusive Usagi Yojimbo #1 Other Realms Variant Cover.
CheeHoo Books will be on hand to authenticate signatures and submit comics books to CGC.