Stan Sakai

Stan Sakai

Nationality: Japanese-American

Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan

Biography:
Stan Sakai broke into the comic industry lettering Groo the Wanderer for Mark Evanier and Sergio Aragones in the early 1980s. After several of his own stories (set in a medieval anthropomorphic world) were published in various small press titles, he achieved his greatest fame in 1984 with the creation of his next character, Usagi Yojimbo. Miyamoto Usagi was a samurai rabbit living in Japan during the 16th century. Sakai continues the adventures of the Bushido bunny to this day. In 1989, Usagi was briefly licensed and appeared in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon and action figure line. Stan Sakai has also produced a title set in the future named Space Usagi Stan Sakai is a beloved convention guest and one of the nicest people working in the comic industry.


 

Stan Sakai Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #3 Wraparound Cover Original Art (Dark Horse, 2014)
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #3 Wraparound Cover Original Art (Dark Horse, 2014)....
Lot 92339
Auction 7099
Saturday, November 22, 2014
$4,481.25
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo Saga #4 Cover Original Art (Dark Horse, 2015)
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo Saga #4 Cover Original Art (Dark Horse, 2015)....
Lot 93507
Auction 7152
Saturday, November 21, 2015
$3,824.00
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo #9 Cover Original Art (Fantagraphics, 1988)
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo #9 Cover Original Art (Fantagraphics, 1988)....
Lot 92261
Auction 7158
Saturday, February 25, 2017
$3,585.00
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo #21 Cover Original Art (Fantagraphics, 1990)
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo #21 Cover Original Art (Fantagraphics, 1990)....
Lot 94698
Auction 7163
Saturday, May 20, 2017
$3,585.00
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #2 Wraparound Cover Original Art (Dark Horse, 2014)
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #2 Wraparound Cover Original Art (Dark Horse, 2014)....
Lot 92338
Auction 7099
Saturday, November 22, 2014
$3,346.00

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Buy Stan Sakai Art at Auction

ItemCurrent Bid
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo Hand-Colored Signed, Limited Edition Print #A/P [Artist's Proof] (1986)
Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo Hand-Colored Signed, Limited Edition Print #A/P [Artist's Proof] (1986)....
Lot 13111
Auction 121725
Sunday, June 18, 2017
$160.00
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