Stan Sakai’s beloved rabbit ronin‘s complete classic adventure in space is now presented in color for the first time, along with a bonus issue-long story, in the upcoming Space Usagi: Death and Honor collection. Written and illustrated by Usagi Yojimbo creator Sakai with colors by Emi Fujii, the collection will be presented in both a standard trade paperback edition as well as a Limited-Edition hardcover. The Limited Edition sports a dust jacket and features a tip-in bonus page signed by Sakai. It also contains a cover gallery featuring variant cover artwork by Peach Momoko, Agnes Garbowska, Jennifer L. Meyer, and more.
As the general of Lord Shirohoshi’s space fleet, it’s Usagi’s responsibility to keep the lord and his heir safe. Now tasked with the education and protection of the lord’s heir, Usagi must remain vigilant at all times to protect the heir from a murderous plot and an unexpected betrayal.
These editions include the new never-before-collected “Yokai Hunter” one-shot as well!
The Space Usagi: Death and Honor TPB and Limited-Edition HC will arrive in bookstores July 2, 2024 and in comic shops July 3, 2024. The Trade-Paperback is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and your local comic shop and bookstore. Pre-order the Limited-Edition HC here on Amazon and Barnes and Noble! Both editions of the book spans 104 pages and measures at 6.625 by 10.1875”, with the paperback retailing for $19.99 and the Limited-Edition HC retailing for $59.99.
Praise for Usagi Yojimbo:
“Stan Sakai has successfully brought to American comics a collection of Japanese fables well told in the American style. Usagi Yojimbo is an enduring work. Bravo.”
“Sixteenth-century Japan is never so entertaining as in Stan Sakai’s tales of Miyamoto Usagi.”—NPR’s Best Books of 2014
“I don’t think there’s much that I could write about Stan Sakai’s masterwork series that hasn’t been said . . . you are going to fall in love with this world, with this storyteller who will keep you guessing and enthralled.”—Fanbase Press