Lone Wolf and Cub: Lanterns for the Dead, Volume 6

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Dark Horse Comics, Feb 28, 2001 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 288 pages
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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Graphic fiction writer, Kazuo Koike is co-creator and writer of the Lone Wolf and Cub and Crying Freeman manga. In addition, he founded a golf magazine, was a movie producer, and writer of poetry and screenplays. He adapted the popular manga into a series of films which gained him recognition for his screenwriting. Koike started the Gekiga Sonjuku, a college course to assist talented writers and artists entering the comics field. His works have earned him many awards including two Harvey Awards and an Eisner Award.

Kojima is a self-taught painter who began painting advertising posters for movie theaters to pay his bills. In 1967, Kojima broke into the magazine market.

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