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47 Ronin : the tale of the loyal retainers

Author: Mike RichardsonStan SakaiKazuo KoikeLovern KindzierskiTom OrzechowskiAll authors
Publisher: Milwaukie, Oregon : Dark Horse Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Japan's enduring national legend comes to comics! This epic mission of loyal Japanese warriors to avenge their wronged master epitomizes the samurai code of honor, and 47 Ronin recounts the sweeping saga of duty and duress in all its violent grandeur. Opening with the tragic incident that sealed the fate of young Lord Asano, this graphic novel follows a dedicated group of Asano's vassals on their unwavering road to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Samurai comics
Comic books, strips, etc
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Richardson; Stan Sakai; Kazuo Koike; Lovern Kindzierski; Tom Orzechowski; Lois Buhalis
ISBN: 1595829547 9781595829542
OCLC Number: 860394929
Notes: This book collects issues one through five of 47 Ronin, originally published November 2012 through July 2013 by Dark Horse Comics.
Description: 151 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Forty-seven Ronin
Responsibility: writer, Mike Richardson ; artist, Stan Sakai ; editorial consultant, Kazuo Koike ; color by Lovern Kindzierski ; lettering by Tom Orzechowski and Lois Buhalis.

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Japan's enduring national legend comes to comics! This epic mission of loyal Japanese warriors to avenge their wronged master epitomizes the samurai code of honor, and 47 Ronin recounts the sweeping saga of duty and duress in all its violent grandeur. Opening with the tragic incident that sealed the fate of young Lord Asano, this graphic novel follows a dedicated group of Asano's vassals on their unwavering road to bloody vengeance.
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