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Shuriken TPB (1987 Blackthorn) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Shuriken TPB (1987 Blackthorn) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 – 1st printing. Story by Reggie Byers and Neil D. Vokes. Art by Reggie Byers, Robert Durham, Chris Kalnick, Michio Okamura and Rus Sever, plus pin-ups by Craig Brasfield and Joshua Quagmire. Wraparound cover by Reggie Byers. Collects Shuriken (1985 1st Series) #1-4. Blackthorne Publishing presents Shuriken, an early entry in both the Amerimanga and warrior woman trends that would explode over the next few decades. Martial-arts expert Kyoko Shidara, aka Shuriken, tries to protect her friend Joan after she witnesses a Yakuza murder. But it turns out the assassin, Eagle Claw, has a close connection to Shuriken herself. The Enemy; Scratched!; Yakuza; Owari. 96 pages, B&W. Cover price $7.95.