(November 1999)

Dark Horse, 1996 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
2.95 USD; 4.50 CAD
Pages:
28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Dark Horse; Maverick
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Diana Schutz
Color:
Color Covers, Black & White Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

["Pottery"] (Table of Contents)

Usagi Yojimbo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Sakai (signed)
Inks:
Stan Sakai (signed)
Colors:
Tom Luth (signed)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; historical; martial arts
Characters:
Miyamoto Usagi
Synopsis:
Usagi shapes clay into an urn on a pottery wheel.

A Potter's Tale (Table of Contents)

Usagi Yojimbo / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Sakai
Pencils:
Stan Sakai
Inks:
Stan Sakai
Letters:
Stan Sakai

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; historical; martial arts
Characters:
Miyamoto Usagi; Mikasa Toyozo the potter; Haruye; Samo the thief; Merchant Izumoji
Synopsis:
Samo the thief burglarizes a local merchant, then hides in the pottery shop, pushing a precious jewel into an unfired bowl, then pulling one side down to mark it. The next day the potter finds the deformed bowl, realizes the deformity forms the innovation he was looking for and deforms all of his bowls the same way.

The Missive (Table of Contents)

Usagi Yojimbo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Sakai
Pencils:
Stan Sakai
Inks:
Stan Sakai
Letters:
Stan Sakai

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; historical; martial arts
Characters:
Katsuichi-Sensei; Shunji; Jotaro; Young Usagi (flashback only)
Synopsis:
Bound by a debt of honor to someone who defeated him in battle, Usagi sends a letter to his old fencing teacher, asking him to consent to a match with Nakamura Koji, an old enemy of the aged teacher.

["Many Believe"] (Table of Contents)

Usagi Yojimbo Letters Column / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Sakai
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
In lieu of letters, Stan Sakai relates his inspirations and historical references involved in writing the first story. Then he relates a story that led to the second story's inspiration.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Pottery"]
    Usagi Yojimbo
  2. 1. A Potter's Tale
    Usagi Yojimbo
  3. 2. The Missive
    Usagi Yojimbo
  4. 3. ["Many Believe"]
    Usagi Yojimbo Letters Column
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Igor Dybzinski
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Jere Juutilainen