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The assassin's road

Author: 小池一雄, 1936- 小島剛夕. ; Kazuo Koike; Goseki Kojima
Publisher: Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Comics, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Few works can legitimately lay claim to the mantle "landmark". Dark Horse Comics is proud to present one of the authentic landmarks in graphic fiction, Lone Wolf and Cub. Acknowledged worldwide for the brilliant writing of series creator Kazuo Koike and the groundbreaking cinematic visuals of the late Goseki Kojima, Lone Wolf and Cub contains unforgettable imagery of stark beauty, kinetic fury, and visceral thematic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comics (Graphic works)
Comic books, strips, etc
History
Graphic novels, Japanese
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koike, Kazuo, 1936-
Assassin's road.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Comics, 2000
(OCoLC)989014200
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 小池一雄, 1936- 小島剛夕. ; Kazuo Koike; Goseki Kojima
ISBN: 1569715025 9781569715024
OCLC Number: 46486993
Description: 303 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 16 cm
Contents: Son for hire, sword for hire --
A father knows his child's heart, as only a child can know his father's --
From north to south, from east to west --
Baby cart on the River Styx --
Suio School Zanbato --
Waiting for the rains --
Eight gates of deceit --
Wings to the birds, fangs to the beasts.
Responsibility: by Kazuo Koike & Goseki Kojima ; [front cover illustration by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley ; translation, Dana Lewis].

Abstract:

Few works can legitimately lay claim to the mantle "landmark". Dark Horse Comics is proud to present one of the authentic landmarks in graphic fiction, Lone Wolf and Cub. Acknowledged worldwide for the brilliant writing of series creator Kazuo Koike and the groundbreaking cinematic visuals of the late Goseki Kojima, Lone Wolf and Cub contains unforgettable imagery of stark beauty, kinetic fury, and visceral thematic power that influenced a generation of visual storytellers both in Japan and in the West.

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