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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.

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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.  

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What's New with Stan Sakai:

Usagi Issue #143 Preview Art

By Daniel | Dec 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Stan Sakai’s latest story for Usagi Yojimbo Issue #143.  It’s titled “Kyuri (Cucumbers)” and is about another encounter with the Japanese mythological creature the Kappa.  The last story to feature a Kappa in Usagi Yojimbo was around 30 years ago!  It was in Usagi issue #6.  If you would like to read the first story…

Groo and Usagi Yojimbo Commission

By Daniel | Nov 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

            Sergio Aragones and Stan Sakai recently collaborated on a piece available in the art gallery called Groo vs Usagi Yojimbo.  It is available on the website here for purchase or to view.  You can also view Sergio’s website here.          

Lucca interview

By Stan Sakai | Nov 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here is a link to an interview I did while at the Lucca Comics and Games Festival in Italy. It took place in an old cathedral, which featured an exhibit of Charles Schulz’s Peanuts which celebrates its 65th anniversary. I should point out that the Torre Guinigi, a tower with a small forest of oak…