Stan Sakai - About the Artist
In addition to the famous Usagi Yojimbo, Stan Sakai also wrote and illustrated The Adventures of Nilson Groundthumper and Hermy; a comic series with a medieval setting, influenced by Sergio Aragones's Groo the Wanderer.
The characters first appeared in Albedo #1 in 1984, and were subsequently featured in issues of Critters, GrimJack, Amazing Heroes and Furrlough Sakai became famous with the creation of Usagi Yojimbo, the epic saga of Miyamoto Usagi, a samurai rabbit living in late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth-century Japan.
Stan Sakai - Official Shop and Original Art Gallery
At Stan's Official Shop and Art Gallery, you can purchase products straight from the creator himself!
Stan prides himself on his excellent support base. Followers of his work have been very loyal so Stan hopes to continue to create products and original works of art that can be purchased at a fair price.
What's New with Stan Sakai:
There was an Usagi Yojimbo VR demonstration at the Silicon Valley Comic-con at the X10 Studios booth. It looks fantastic! https://www.facebook.com/684447821652758/photos/a.855848574512681.1073741828.684447821652758/917822598315278/?type=3&theater
My wife, Julie (a wonderful artist in her own right), and I have been collaborating on some Usagi chibi watercolors.
The pencils for UY 156 cover was done with a 3mm 2H mechanical pencil, then reinforced with a 5mm HB lead on 2-ply 500 series Strathmore bristol board. The paper size is 11×17 inches, with a 10×15.5 image area. This is part 2 of the 3-part Secret of the Hell Screen story. It is an…