Usagi Yojimbo

Usagi Yojimbo

Book Five

Graphic Novel - 2000 | 2nd Fantagraphics Books ed.
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Usagi faces Ninja bats and the "Lone Goat and Kid." "Frost and Fire"and "The Way of the Samurai" provide psychological drama, and "A KiteStory" is a fascinating look at the life and work of a 17th centuryJapanese kite maker.
This fifth volume collects the epic-length "Blood Wings," in whichUsagi battles a fearsome clan of ninja bats, while "Lone Goat and Kid"offers a cunning and affectionate parody of the famous "Lone Wolf andCub" manga while doubling as one of Usagi's most dramatic and heartfeltadventures. "Frost and Fire" and "The Way of the Samurai" provide thepsychological drama of this volume, which is rounded out by one of themost unique Usagi tales ever, "A Kite Story," which doubles as afascinating look at the daily life and work of a 17th century Japanesekite maker, dramatically showcasing the thoroughness of Sakai'sresearch and his skills as a storyteller. Featuring a foreword by thelegendary Stan Lee!

Publisher: Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, 2000.
Edition: 2nd Fantagraphics Books ed.
ISBN: 9781560970880
Characteristics: 142 p. : chiefly ill. ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: Lone goat and kid


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