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USAGI YOJIMBO: 35 YEARS OF COVERS HC

Postby Gaffey » Mon Oct 28, 2019 16:44 +0000

The book is mentioned around 8:15. He'll be doing an advance review at a later date, but I'll skip that. I don't want any spoilers. :P

I must admit I am a little envious that he gets a copy a month in advance.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRuEUEY6mhU
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Re: USAGI YOJIMBO: 35 YEARS OF COVERS HC

Postby Maka » Mon Oct 28, 2019 18:05 +0000

That was surprisingly entertaining. I don’t think I will ever watch that channel again but it was different. Thanks for the link. Peace, maka
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Re: USAGI YOJIMBO: 35 YEARS OF COVERS HC

Postby Gaffey » Thu Oct 31, 2019 19:37 +0000

Here's the FIRST LOOK. I did not watch it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UxISQjbsU8
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Re: USAGI YOJIMBO: 35 YEARS OF COVERS HC

Postby Maka » Thu Oct 31, 2019 19:59 +0000

Gaffey wrote:Here's the FIRST LOOK. I did not watch it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UxISQjbsU8


Ha. If you didn’t post it, I wouldn’t have watch it. Too late now. :lol:

Looks beautiful. Can’t wait to get my copy.

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Re: USAGI YOJIMBO: 35 YEARS OF COVERS HC

Postby maichan » Thu Oct 31, 2019 21:49 +0000

Maka wrote:
Gaffey wrote:Here's the FIRST LOOK. I did not watch it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UxISQjbsU8


Ha. If you didn’t post it, I wouldn’t have watch it. Too late now. :lol:

Looks beautiful. Can’t wait to get my copy.

Peace, maka


I will not watch it. I will not watch it. I will not watch I will not watch.

:|

I did not watch it.
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Re: USAGI YOJIMBO: 35 YEARS OF COVERS HC

Postby Trevis Woods » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:44 +0000

Early release email notification from Stan’s site.
Unsigned option $39.99 w/$16 flat rate shipping
Signed option $44.99 w/ $16 flat rate shipping
Head sketch option $49.99 w/ $16 flat rate shipping
Hoping the head sketch option is also signed since it is the most expensive... “fingers crossed”
Glad this is an option as my local shop didn’t get it ordered and Amazon is not gentle with HC books.
I remember this type of book being discussed on the forum in the past...So glad this book has become a reality!
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Re: USAGI YOJIMBO: 35 YEARS OF COVERS HC

Postby Gaffey » Mon Nov 11, 2019 14:17 +0000

Trevis Woods wrote:Glad this is an option as my local shop didn’t get it ordered and Amazon is not gentle with HC books.
If you plan on getting an unsigned copy I'd suggest getting it through InStockTrades not Amazon. <--Assuming you live in the US.

However, if you want a signed copy then I'd definitely go through Stan's site.
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Re: USAGI YOJIMBO: 35 YEARS OF COVERS HC

Postby Maka » Mon Nov 11, 2019 14:59 +0000

Trevis Woods wrote:Early release email notification from Stan’s site.
Unsigned option $39.99 w/$16 flat rate shipping
Signed option $44.99 w/ $16 flat rate shipping
Head sketch option $49.99 w/ $16 flat rate shipping
Hoping the head sketch option is also signed since it is the most expensive... “fingers crossed”
Glad this is an option as my local shop didn’t get it ordered and Amazon is not gentle with HC books.
I remember this type of book being discussed on the forum in the past...So glad this book has become a reality!


Hey Travis,

I got that email too. I clicked on the link and I was tempted. But I’m fortunate that my LCBS always asked me if I wanted that Usagi covers book a few months back. I already said yes (I try to support local businesses). I thought it might be worth it to order for Stan to get a sketch. But a head sketch isn’t the same as one of his quick sketches.

I’m also fortunately to live on the California’s central coast so I have more opportunities to see the Sakai’s than those who don’t live in CA. There is a chance I could get it signed in person in the future.

Regardless, supporting the Sakai’s directly is awesome. The book looks amazing from the video Gaffey shared here. Enjoy!

Peace, maka
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Re: USAGI YOJIMBO: 35 YEARS OF COVERS HC

Postby maichan » Mon Nov 11, 2019 15:25 +0000

Me too. If I wouldn't already have it on preorder with my LCBS I would order it directly from Stan.
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Re: USAGI YOJIMBO: 35 YEARS OF COVERS HC

Postby Trevis Woods » Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:11 +0000

Gaffey wrote:
Trevis Woods wrote:Glad this is an option as my local shop didn’t get it ordered and Amazon is not gentle with HC books.
If you plan on getting an unsigned copy I'd suggest getting it through InStockTrades not Amazon. <--Assuming you live in the US.

However, if you want a signed copy then I'd definitely go through Stan's site.


I would normally go through Instocktrades.com but since almost everything I have is signed by Stan it was worth the extra money since I won't be seeing him anytime soon to get something signed.
Plus Instocktrades hasn't been so "in stock" lately. The last two orders I placed had to be canceled and they said they have been very busy and unable to process orders quickly. Their pricing is the best but two bad experiences in a row also pushed me to order from Stan. I'll give them another chance around Christmas when they have their yearly sale because normally they are awesome.
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Re: USAGI YOJIMBO: 35 YEARS OF COVERS HC

Postby Stan Sakai » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:33 +0000

I appreciate all the support, however I would encourage you to buy from your Local Comic Store when possible.

Most people who buy from the stansakai site do so because they want the items signed or remarqued, and we include unsigned items as a convenience.
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