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Yokai
By Stan Sakai; Dark Horse Comics, Nov. 2009

From back cover: “World-renowned storyteller Stan Sakai celebrates Miyamoto Usagi’s silver anniversary with this first-ever Usagi Yojimbo original graphic novel, featuring a brand new, fully painted epic.

Yokai are the monsters, demons, and spirits of Japanese folklore, such as the shape-changing kitsune, the obakeneko demon cats, and the evil oni ogres. Usagi faces all these and more when a desperate woman begs him to find her kidnapped daughter. Tracing the abducted girl deep into the forest, he discovers that the yokai are amassing for a great raid on the countryside. Fortunately, Usagi is joined by Sasuke the Demon Queller, who is also fighting to prevent the invasion, but things aren’t always as they seem-- especially when dealing with the supernatural!”

HC $14.95

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