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Thanks to everyone who has provided me with info on USAGI! Sounds very
interesting. Come to think of it I remember Usagi the rabbit samurai
from TMNT. The animated show I think.
Anyway, thanks again! Trish aka Goalielover
> From: Sudilovsky, Ariel[SMTP:ASudilov@Calfee.com]
> Sent: 2-Mar-2000 10:06
> To: 'Groop@groo.com'
> Subject: RE: Usagi
> Well Tricia (you sweet newbie, you), let me tell you about Usagi
> It is an excellent comic book. If you have ever enjoyed as little as
> comic book, you should check it out ('cuz you'll quickly finding
> liking two comic books).
> It's been going on for some years, and here is a partial description
> of its
> publishing history. It started some years ago (10 or more), and its
> continuing run was from Jade Man Comics (I think it went around 36
> Next came a short run at Mirage/Fantagraphics. These books were in
> and I think went somewhere around 17 issues. They also put out a
> mini-series-Space Usagi-about one of the original Usagi's relatives in
> future. Finally Usagi found a home at Dark Horse, where he has been
> coming on 40 issues. There have been other appearances, by himself
> and in
> other titles. The most recent I can think of was in Oni Presents (or
> that Double Feature).
> The book itself is a retelling of the story of Miyamoto Musashi (sp?)
> legendary figure in Japanese culture. Musashi lived around the 1600's
> was instrumental in the political happenings of the time. Usagi is
> anthropomorphic. Usagi himself, a rabbit.
> Y'know I could go one trying to entice you to pick it up, but it would
> probably be easier just to check out this website:
> Ari (me salty newbie, me)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2000 9:47 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; Sudilovsky, Ariel
> Subject: RE: Groo Cameos
> OK everyone........for us "newbies", or at least THIS newbie, could
> please tell me about USAGI, I don't know anything about comics beyond
> GROO. Everyone keeps talking about it and I feel I MUST be missing
> > ----------
> > From: Sudilovsky, Ariel[SMTP:ASudilov@Calfee.com]
> > Sent: 2-Mar-2000 09:36
> > To: 'Groop@groo.com'
> > Subject: RE: Groo Cameos
> > I have loved Groo for a long time, and the book will always be
> > extremely
> > high on my list. I've gotten into Usagi over the last five years
> > that
> > book has skyrocketed to the top of my like list. I don't let the
> > compete in my mind 'cuz that would be too painful. Actually they
> > of
> > are held as different genres by me. Groo is a "funny" book that has
> > "serious" connotations. Usagi is a "serious" book that has "funny"
> > connotations.
> > Later,
> > Suds
> > Long live Groosagi!
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Volker Greimann [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, February 27, 2000 11:07 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: Groo Cameos
> > >Pleasepleaseplease just TRY ONE! Forget that it's black & white and
> > just
> > >READ IT!
> > Actually, i almost like Usagi better than Groo these days (ducks to
> > avoid
> > thrown rocks)