Usagi Yojimbo 5, Lone goat and kid 5, Lone goat and kid.

Stan Sakai

eBook - 1992

This fifth volume collects the epic-length "Blood Wings," in which Usagi battles a fearsome clan of ninja bats, while "Lone Goat and Kid" offers a cunning and affectionate parody of the famous "Lone Wolf and Cub" manga while doubling as one of Usagi's most dramatic and heartfelt adventures. "Frost and Fire" and "The Way of the Samurai" provide the psychological drama of this volume, which is rounded out by one of the most unique Usagi tales ...ever, "A Kite Story," which doubles as a fascinating look at the daily life and work of a 17th century Japanese kite maker, dramatically showcasing the thoroughness of Sakai's research and his skills as a storyteller.

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Published
[United States] : Fantagraphics Books 1992.
Language
English
Physical Description
1 online resource
Format
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Audience
Rated T
ISBN
9781560970880
156097088X
Access
AVAILABLE FOR USE ONLY BY IOWA CITY AND RESIDENTS OF THE CONTRACTING GOVERNMENTS OF JOHNSON COUNTY, UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, HILLS, AND LONE TREE (IA).
Main Author
Stan Sakai (author)
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Other Authors
Stan Lee, 1922- (writer of introduction)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

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!

Review by Publisher Summary 2

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.