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Preview: Samurai: Legend #1

Posted by Luke Brown On September - 24 - 2008

Marvel’s Soliel imprint brings another new English translation of a European hit comic in Samurai: Legend. Hit the jump for a preview of the first issue, on sale this week.

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Marvel is proud to announce that Samurai: Legend #1, the latest release from the partnership between Marvel and Soleil, is in stores now! Writer Jean-Francois Di Giorgio and artist Frédéric Genêt tap into the rich mythology of the noble Samurai, creating a nuanced look at the fabled Japanese warriors, in the hit series that took Europe by storm! A samurai seeks to discover the answers to his mysterious past, as one of Japan’s most important figures seeks to betray the Emperor—but just how are both connected to the 13th prophet? And what does it mean for the future of Japan? Plus, this issue features a variant exclusive to the U.S market!

Following in the tradition of the acclaimed Sky Doll and Universal War One, Marvel brings you another European best-seller—now finally presented in English!

Now’s your chance to experience the acclaimed samurai action-thriller that’s about to take North America by storm—it’s Samurai: Legend #1 and it’s on-sale NOW!

SAMURAI: LEGEND #1 (of 4) (JUL082253)
SAMURAI: LEGEND #1 (of 4) VARIANT (JUL082254)
Written by JEAN-FRANCOIS DI GIORGIO
Penciled by FRÉDÉRIC GENÊT
Cover by FRÉDÉRIC GENÊT
Adapted by JAKE FORBES
With an Exclusive U.S. Variant!
Mature …$5.99
ON SALE NOW!

SAMURAI: LEGEND #2 (of 4) (AUG082307)
Written by JEAN-FRANCOIS DI GIORGIO
Pencils & Cover by FRÉDÉRIC GENÊT
Adapted by JAKE FORBES
Mature …$5.99
FOC—10/2/08, On-Sale—10/22/08



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