December 1, 2010

Regarding the newest issue of Usagi Yojimbo...

16 comments:

  1. Almost 25 years of comics, toys, TMNT tie-ins, a game on the Commadore 64, a spin-off series, and a pretty consistent presence on the indy comic rack in just about every comic shop anywhere and people still have no clue who Usagi Yojimbo is.

    Amazing.

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  2. also, samurai. not rabbit.

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  3. not ninja, is what I meant. he IS, in fact, a rabbit.

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  4. I love this strip. It brings back so many fond memories of working in a comic shop and hearing variations on these exact statements every day.

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  5. ORIGINAL CHARACTER (TM) COPYRIGHT ME

    DO NOT STEAL

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  6. I had a variation of this once; man comes in and tells me for near half an hour about how Todd Mcfarlane ripped off his idea for Spawn. He explained that he had sent an idea to Marvel for a guy who wore chains and spikes and was real violent. Half an hour, and that was really it.

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  7. Was he the creator of Ghost Rider?

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  8. He created 98% of 90s Comic characters?

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  9. ~Ninja-kick the DAMN RABBIT!!!

    I love when people are clueless about WHEN (what date/year) something came out and make comments like that...

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  10. what is she saying, "ZOO 5" or 2005?? either way i'm confused... :\

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  11. Man I always wanted to get more into Yojimbo, but I only have one collection. Need to hunt around again now.

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  12. I want to get in on Yojimbo, but I am intimidated by the massive archive of material.
    I do have the TMNT action figure. Two, actually. One's in space. Had no idea he wasn't from the TMNT universe when I was five, but the Samurai rabbit frickin' DELIGHTED me.

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  13. Yojimbo's not that hard to get into as most stories are pretty self contained, so you don't need to read from the beginning (Though you'll want to after reading a few issues).

    Also, archive-wise, the comic is rather small compared to some of the giants like X-Men. From Start to current day is only around 200 issues, most of which have been compiled into trade paperbacks.

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  14. Sounds like you have to give up all your human relationships to read all of the X-Men comics. You just throw them into its great burning maw like volcano sacrifices, one after the other, until you have nothing else left. And as they plummet screaming into its churning whirlwind belly they fall entirely into darkness, falling forever, until their atoms part from each other and coalesce into a steady stream of thin pages, falling into a neat stack and binding into a new X-Men issue.

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  15. I would have had to ask how old they were, hearing that comment. I bet they weren't born yet! LOL

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