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Sakai, Stan

Overview
Works: 375 works in 1,047 publications in 8 languages and 12,224 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  History  Fiction  Comics (Graphic works)  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Creator, Draftsman, Illustrator, Artist, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN6727.S18, 741.5973
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47 Ronin : the tale of the loyal retainers by Mike Richardson( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan's enduring national legend comes to comics! This epic mission of loyal Japanese warriors to avenge their wronged master epitomizes the samurai code of honor, and 47 Ronin recounts the sweeping saga of duty and duress in all its violent grandeur. Opening with the tragic incident that sealed the fate of young Lord Asano, this graphic novel follows a dedicated group of Asano's vassals on their unwavering road to bloody vengeance
Usagi Yojimbo : grasscutter by Stan Sakai( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forged in heaven, it is called Kusanagi, the Grasscutter--the lost sword of the Gods. This legendary blade could potentially tip the scales of power
Sergio Aragonés : the Groo maiden by Sergio Aragonés( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's no accounting for taste. That must be why so many accountants are buying Groo collections! This trade paperback collects the latest and greatest adventures of Groo, the world's stupidest barbarian. In a savage land of another era, a goodly segment of the world has long been under the heavy thumb of the evil, power-mad despot known as Pipil Khan. The tyrant wants nothing more than to name an heir and shuck his mortal coil, but one thing stands in his way: Groo! It seems Khan just can't rest easy until Groo is out of the way. He'll give his kingdom to the one of his sons who can accomplish this. One of them has a foolproof plan how to do it. Unfortunately for him, it may be that no plan is foolproof enough to thwart Groo. Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Sergio Aragones and "World's Greatest Soccer Mom" Award-winning wordsmith Mark Evanier bring you more moronic mayhem from the barbarian who made "mulch" a household word
Usagi yojimbo by Stan Sakai( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A perennial bestseller for 20 years, with each volume in multiple printings, we are pleased to have all seven volumes of the all-ages classic Usagi Yojimbo now available with the recent reprints of Vols. 1 and 2. A cross between Disney and Akira Kurosawa movies, with a lot of Lone Wolf & Cub thrown in, Usagi is the story of a wandering rabbit warrior in feudal Japan. A family favorite for 20 years
Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai( Book )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of Usagi Yojimbo takes place in turn-of-the 17th-century Japan. The age of civil wars has barely ended and the Shogun has just established power. The samurai is the ruling class throughout the land, following a warrior's code of honor known as Bushido. It is a time of settling unrest and political intrigue
Usagi Yojimbo : grasscutter II, journey to Atsuta Shrine by Stan Sakai( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being entrusted with the Grasscutter sword, Miyamoto Usagi sets off to return the sword to its rightful resting place before it falls into the wrong hands
Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wandering ronin Usagi Yojimbo is alone once again, having emerged from his travels with young Jotaro. His brief respite from danger was not destined to last long, for adventure in feudal Japan waits for no one! Throughout these stories we follow Usagi as he is roped into a covert smuggling operation, escorts a cantankerous old woman through dangerous territory, assists an inventor with a visionary flying machine, and once again encounters a vengeful young samurai
Usagi Yojimbo : Yokai by Stan Sakai( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yokai are the monsters, demons, and spirits of Japanese folklore, such as the shape-shifting kitsune, the obakeneko demon cats, and the evil oni ogres. Usagi faces all of these and more when a desperate woman begs him to find her kidnapped daughter"--Page 4 of cover
Usagio Yojimbo bk. 16 shrouded moon by Stan Sakai( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As rabbit ronin Miyamoto Usagi and his irritable samurai companion Gen travel across feudal Japan, they put their lives on the line once again when they learn of a plot to kill their friend, the thief Kitsune
Strange tales( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the twisted minds--and talented pencils--of more than two dozen of the greatest names in independent, alternative and online comics comes an astonishing anthology of startling stories, featuring the heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe as you've never seen them before!"--Page 4 of cover
Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Usagi the rabbit ronin continues his quests across medieval Japan with his nephew Jotaro in tow. Can Usagi keep Jotaro safe from an evil artist with a demonic pen set?
Sergio Aragonés Groo & Rufferto by Sergio Aragonés( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No dog has ever been so loyal for so long to so stupid a master -- finally it pays off, and boneheaded barbarian Groo's dog Rufferto gets a little of the limelight. A bad run-in with the wizard Anakrony, Master of the Chronological Sciences, tests once and for all the bond between this barbarian and his best friend
Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing comes easy for rabbit ronin Usagi, not even being a spectator at the planned duel between his former teacher, Katsuichi, and Katsuichi's rival, Nakamura Koji. Before the duel even begins, Usagi becomes embroiled in a dispute between Koji and a local fencing school that demands the samurai challenge its master. Along the way, Usagi discovers a devastating secret-a weakness in Koji's style. It's a secret that could save Katsuichi's's life, but at the cost of Usagi's own honor. This 17th volume of Usagi Yojimbo collects issues #53-60 of the award-winning ongoing series, presenting the entire Duel at Kitanoji story line, and a handful of other great shorts, including another installment of the fan-favorite Lone Goat and Kid-Sakai's homage to the seminal manga Lone Wolf and Cub. This collection also features preliminary sketches and designs by Sakai
Fathers and sons by Stan Sakai( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Usagi Yojimbo is a rabbit and a Samurai warrior!
Stupid, stupid rat-tails : the adventures of Big Johnson Bone, frontier hero by Tom Sniegoski( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the story of Big Johnson Bone, the discoverer of the Rolling Bone River and the founder of Boneville
Daisho by Stan Sakai( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miyamoto Usagi is a student of a Buddhist priest who educates him on the music of shakuhachi
Usagi yojimbo by Stan Sakai( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the adventures of Miyamoto Usagi, the rabbit samurai
Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tomoe is sent on a spy mission into rival territory, she uncovers a plot to overthrow the Shogun, and when she is captured, Miyamoto Usagi joins up with various former enemies to free Tomoe and foil Lord Tamakuro's plans
Usagi Yojimbo : Tomoe's story by Stan Sakai( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of a masterless rabbit samurai, Miyamoto Usagi, in Japan at the turn of the seventeenth century, as he stands up for justice and truth in a time of social and political unrest
Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai( Book )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and French and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the adventures of Miyamoto Usagi, the rabbit samurai
 
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Usagi Yojimbo : grasscutter
Alternative Names
Sakai

Sakai, Stanley Masahiko

Sakai, Sutan.

Stan Sakai Amerikaans striptekenaar

Stan Sakai dessinateur de bandes dessinées nippo-américain

Stan Sakai japaansch-amerikaanschen Comicteekner (* 1953)

Stan Sakai US-amerikanischer Comiczeichner

スタン坂井

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Sergio Aragonés : the Groo maidenUsagi yojimboUsagi YojimboUsagi Yojimbo : grasscutter II, journey to Atsuta ShrineUsagi YojimboUsagi Yojimbo : YokaiUsagio Yojimbo bk. 16 shrouded moonStrange tales