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Samurai's Blood, Issue #1

First issue in a comic mini-series published by Image Comics.

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A Quick Tip by woopak_the_thrill

  • Jul 28, 2011
A pretty strong start for Image Comics’ 6-issue mini-series that depicts a tale of betrayal, corruption and secrets that takes place in the Japanese feudal period. The first issue is filled with bloody and graphic imagery that gives its themes a lot of narrative impact.
 
It was gutsy for Image Comics to price the first issue at a mere One dollar with such stunning artwork to grab new readers; for me, it worked since I am now in for the long haul.
 
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August 03, 2011
Pretty cool!
 
July 31, 2011
I will check this out
 
July 28, 2011
Yeah, $1 comics are rare especially with high quality art like that. When I stopped buying on a regular basis is was around 1997 or 1998 and most comics were about $3.
July 28, 2011
I know...right? I would have paid $ 3.00 for that quality. Most expensive single issue I ever boguht was Tomb Raider painted special by Joe Jusko for $ 6.00....very nice!
 
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review by . July 27, 2011
Beware The Man Obsessed With Law, Who Knows No Space Between Law and Honor....
I have to say, I am always hesitant whenever I see a comic that has samurai themes written by American writers, since I have read some of the best manga (Japanese comic book) that goes into the genre. Dark Horse Comics’ “Samurai Heaven and Earth” had a pretty amazing start, until it got a little silly to towards the end and “No Honor” (by Top Cow) was a mini-series that did what it was supposed to do, but it hardly put the samurai themes together with its modern and …
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In an era when lineage defined you, three teenagers must make their way through the world hiding their identities in order to find their destinies. As their village burns behind them, they are headed for a city they'd heard about only in stories. The three young samurai must now struggle to stay alive and take vengeance on the evil usurper who has destroyed the rest of their clan and the only world they'd ever known. Will they rise on the tides of vengeance, or they will they fall on the swords of fate?

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Revenge, redemption, honor, and love shine in SAMURAI’S BLOOD, the new six-issue miniseries from Image Comics and Benaroya Publishing. Beginning in June, writer Owen Wiseman, in collaboration with interior artists Nam Kim and Matthew Dalton, along with cover artist Jo Chen, will introduce a tale of three young samurai battling their way through the world while hiding their identities in order to find their destinies. Readers can not only learn of the legacy of SAMURAI’S BLOOD, but they can now enter for a chance to take a piece of the journey home as well!

Wiseman explained, “We wanted to give fans who jump on board early a chance to win some one-of-a-kind art. It’s the fans really caring and paying attention that keeps us going, so we wanted to do something special for them.”

Before the journey of SAMURAI’S BLOOD begins, readers can join the SAMURAI’S BLOOD community on Facebook and Twitter to enter into a ...
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Author: Owen Wiseman, Nam Kim, Matthew Dalton
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels, Historical Fantasy
Publisher: Image Comics
Format: Comic book issue

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