Stan Sakai's masterwork Usagi Yojimbo continues to enchant its multitude of fans thirty years after its debut. The five-time Eisner Award-winning series has had many incarnations, but none so stunning and absolute as this: The Usagi Yojimbo Gallery Edition. Now, in Volume 2, relive some of your favorite moments from Usagi's Dark Horse days--the timeless tea ceremony in Chanoyu , Usagi's childhood mishap in Usagi and the Tengu, and more--in a way you've never seen them before! This oversized tome showcases Sakai's unaltered artwork, scanned from the original art boards and reproduced at actual size and in full color--making it the ultimate collector's edition!
Original art reproductions of Usagi Yojimbo issues #65: Usagi and the Tengu; #74-75: Hokashi; #93: Chanoyu; #103-104: The Darkness and the Soul; #116: The Outlaw, #123: The Death of Lord Hikiji; #141: Two Hundred Jizo. Also includes The Artist from Dark Horse Presents #35-36.
"Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo is a genuine treasure, and this issue is no exception. In an ideal world, everyone would read Usagi Yojimbo. This is as good a place as any to start making that happen. Check it out. You'll be pleased you did". --Comic Book Resources
"Stan Sakai is able to spin a web of emotions with few words . . . nothing is lost as each sentence has a meaning and purpose towards the larger narrative. The art is equally gorgeously simple . . . a must read for any comic book fan." -Graphic Policy