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Re: Usagi -ON Topic!!!
Hey, I will definitely be collecting Usagi stories now, but trade reprints do
not qualify for me, I don't even own the Groo reprints... BUT, I do have the
rest... My Marvel/Epic set is now complete!!!!! As well as the other volumes.
The Usagi issue I got was #1 from '93. I just happened to run across it in my
local shop the other day. I opened it and was hooked even before I had read the
book. Stans' classic lettering and the oh so familiar inking of Mr. Luth... How
could I not like it?
Gary Grossmann wrote:
> First, anything that has to do with the creative endeavors of any member of
> the Groo Crew or the Groop is definitely on topic! That goes double for
> Stan "Eisner Winner" Sakai and Usagi Yojimbo.
> Second, Groosum, it's cool that you are hooked. You can get every last
> Usagi adventure, except, I think, the first color special, in a series the
> trade paperbacks. The first 6 or so were put out by Fantagraphics and now
> Dark Horse is putting them out. Buy them from Stan at the Con!!! You are
> in for a treat. There have been something like 100 Usagi comic books.
> Third, whenever Stan talks about how he got started doing Usagi, he can't
> get out two sentences without mentioning how Sergio encouraged him and
> emphasized the importance of research. So Sergio had a hand in the
> marvelous authenticity and accurate incorporation of Japanese mythology that
> Nate refered to.
> Sergio. Stan. A Great Comic. How more on topic can you get?
> Take care all- Gary G.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Groosum" <email@example.com>
> To: "Fellow Mendicant" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2000 1:59 PM
> Subject: OT - Usagi
> > Hey all, I just read my first issue of Usagi and I'm hooked!!! Kudos for
> > Stan and Tom...
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Are you into on-line gaming?
Do you like the strategy of Chess?
The epic proportions of Risk?
The mystery of Stratego?
Shuffle these together and throw in a twist of D&D...
Would you like to get paid for surfing the web??