garrick lee (goner4sure@yahoo.com)
Thu, 22 Feb 2001 16:45:08 -0800 (PST)


--- Diglettdig@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 2/21/01 10:32:52 PM Eastern
> Standard Time, z@gundam.com
> writes:
>
>
> > The ronin, who hires himself out as a mercenary
> bodyguard, enforcer,
> > assassin or
> > whatever, travels with his son is a bamboo
> perambulator filled with hidden
> > weapons and booby traps. Although his journey
> seems random, he never fails
> > to
> > encounter an old enemy or the minions of same in
> the course of a seemingly
> > unrelated job and dispatches them with some
> incredible move, always unique,
> > along the way.
> >
>
> im into volume five of what is the dark horse
> release of the manga, and i
> have to say lone wolf has quickly become a favorite
> of mine. the way he
> utilizes his son in his assassinations is quite
> skillful, and his whole
> obsession with meifumado <buddhist version of hell>
> is similar to Mu, total
> emptiness. i think there is some reference to that
> in volume four. In any
> case, Lone Wolf and Cub is a definite must read.
>
> --bob
>

dark horse release? you mean it's released in
english?
i see those thick novel-size manga of lone wolf and
cub. are those it?

how does LW&C compare to, er, kenshin? kenshin was
historical-fiction (with a healthy dose of the
latter). how about lone wolf?

-garr

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