Usagi Yojimbo #132

Usagi Yojimbo #132

Writer: Stan Sakai Artist: Stan Sakai Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: October 27, 2010 Cover Price: $3.50 Critic Reviews: 1
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These issues form both halves of "Taiko," a special double-issue story line. A group of drought-stricken farmers commission an enormous taiko drum to show their devotion to the gods, and pray for rain. But the bloodthirsty Red Scorpion Gang threatens to destroy the drum unless the farmers pay up, so the farmers must turn to rabbit ronin Usagi to protect the drum, lest they face starvation from drought! When the Red Scorpion Gang burns down the farmers' temple and the drum is in jeopardy, Usagi must figure out how to rescue it and fight the Red Scorpions at the same time, or all is lost!

o Special double-issue story line makes a great introduction to Usagi Yojimbo for new readers!

o Issue #123 of this Eisner Award-winning series was nominated for the 2010 Eisner for Best Single Issue!

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    cxPulp - Terry Verticchio Oct 29, 2010

    Hey look, Usagi is in another fine mess. You'd think I'd be kinda sick of this happening so often. But guess what? I'm not. Usagi Yojimbo remains one of the most fresh and exciting books on the market. Read Full Review

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