Stan Sakai's wandering rabbit ronin faces his toughest battles yet in this seventh installment of the definitive compilations! This riveting volume includes the stories "Traitors of the Earth," in which Miyamoto Usagi faces a terrifying horde of the undead, "A Town Called Hell," wherein Usagi must win peace for villagers caught between two competing gang lords, "Those Who Tread on the Scorpion's Tail," which pits Usagi against the notorious Red Scorpions and their shadowy leader, and much more!
Collects Usagi Yojimbo Volume Three #117-#138, and the Free Comic Book Day 2009 story, "One Dark and Stormy Night."
"One of the longest running series in comics, the quality of the narrative still remains undeniably high." - Paste Magazine
"Sixteenth-century Japan is never so entertaining as in Stan Sakai's tales of Miyamoto Usagi." - NPR's Best Books of 2014
About the Author
Stan Sakai was born in Kyoto, Japan, grew up in Hawaii, and now lives in California with his children, Hannah and Matthew. He received a fine arts degree from the University of Hawaii and did further studies at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. His creation, Usagi Yojimbo, is the story of a samurai rabbit living in a feudal Japan populated by anthropomorphic animals. It first appeared in Albedo Comics in 1984. Since then, Usagi has appeared on television as a guest of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; and as toys, on clothing, in comic books, and in a series of trade paperback collections. In 1991, Stan created Space Usagi, the adventures of a descendant of the original Usagi, dealing with the samurai in a futuristic setting. Stan is also an award-winning letterer for his work on Sergio Aragonés's Groo: The Wanderer, the Spider-Man Sunday newspaper strips, as well as for Usagi Yojimbo. He is the recipient of a Parents' Choice Award, an Inkpot Award, multiple Eisner Awards, two Spanish Haxturs, an American Library Association Award, and a National Cartoonists' Society Division Award. Usagi Yojimbo Book 12: Grasscutter was used as a textbook in Japanese history classes at the University of Portland.