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Afro Samurai

Author: Takashi Okazaki; Greg Moore; Joshua Hale Fialkov
Publisher: New York : Tor/Seven Seas, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is said that he who wears the No. 1 headband shall rule the world. It is also said that only he who wears the No. 2 headband may challenge the No. 1. Years ago, a swordsman who wore the No. 1 was brutally slain by a power-hungry gunman named Justice. The swordsman's son witnessed the murder, and has grown up to become the cold-hearted Afro Samurai. Afro has honed his skills with a single purpose in mind. With the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Samurai comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Takashi Okazaki; Greg Moore; Joshua Hale Fialkov
ISBN: 9780765321237 0765321238 9780765322395 0765322390
OCLC Number: 251481196
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: TOR/Seven Seas is a division of Tom Doherty Associates, LLC.
Target Audience: Older teen (16+).
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Takashi Okazaki ; translation, Greg Moore ; adaptation, Josehua Fialkov.

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In the bleak world of the swordsman, it is said that he who becomes the Number 1 samurai shall rule the world. And only Number 2 is allowed to challenge Number 1. Afro Samurai has assumed the mantle  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR THE AFRO SAMURAI ANIME: "Creator and manga artist Takashi Okazaki has some serious chops." --Newsarama.com "Hip and very cool animation, in the most Quentin Tarantino of ways, highlights a Read more...

 
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