the Warrior Rabbit
Usagi Yojimbo, first published in 1984, continues to this day.
Usagi Yojimbo is one of the longest independent serialized comic book series in existence.
Stan Sakai , the sole creator, author, and artist became famous with the creation of Usagi Yojimbo, the epic saga of Miyamoto Usagi, a samurai rabbit living in late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth-century Japan. Since then, Stan Sakai has received numerous awards for Usagi Yojimbo including the National Cartoonists Society Award, the Parents Choice Award, and multiple Eisner Awards.