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Kickstarter Exclusive Launches Thursday November 30th!

For The First Time Ever, The Masterwork That Launched The “Bad Girl” Revolution Returns with 112-Page Original Art Edition!

Shi: Way of the Warrior #1 literally changed the face of comics and launched the “Bad Girl” revolution returns in this premium formatted, 112-page, edition featuring the never-before-published original artwork for the book that started it all back in 1994.

Now to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the multi-Eisner Award nominee, Crusade Comics is publishing this very special hardcover, The Shi #1 30th Anniversary Original Art Edition!

This modern-day samurai saga introduces the story of Ana Ishikawa, a young woman born of two cultures and drafted into a shadow war that has existed for over 500 years.

In this complete omnibus, we follow Ana as she begins her violent assault on the Yakuza Oyabun Masahiro Arashi. 

Originally brought to you by outlaw indie-creators Billy Tucci, Peter Gutierrez and Barry Orkin, Crusade Comics has spared no expense in delivering you this incredible collection chockfull of never-before-published art and extras. Every story page, pencils/inks, colors, and letters have been digitally re-mastered from the original comic book pages will be individually showcased and printed, detailing the inner creative process.


Crusade Comics’ is offering many other Shi-related items including prints, apparel, commissions, and special editions, including the SHI #1 “HD” PEARLIZED METAL EDITION! Limited to just thirty signed and numbered editions, the 112-page, actual metal covered books features a PEARLIZED metal cover, with RAISED, SPOT-INKING giving the cover art physical dimension and visual depth!


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About Billy Tucci

Inkpot Award recipient Billy Tucci is a cartoonist best known for his modern-day samurai saga Shi. Through his company, Crusade Fine Arts, Shi has been printed in five languages and sold more than 3 million comic books. The graduate of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology has earned the prestigious Diamond Comics Gem Award and has been nominated for four Eisner Awards. In addition to his own creations, Billy’s DC Comics’ graphic novel, Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion, was awarded the Military Writers Society of America Gold Medal for its depiction of the real-life 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which was comprised of Japanese-American, US soldiers. His earnest retelling of the Christmas story in A Child Is Born has quietly turned into an international blockbuster, winning the Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award.  Billy’s critically acclaimed Miss Fury: Joy Division saw the return of the Golden Age Iconfor Dynamite Comics. He recently released Shi: Return of the Warrior, Shi: Haikyo, Shi: Sakura, Shi: Way of the Warrior Omnibus, Shi: Senryaku Omnibus and Zombie-Sama via Kickstarter and Indiegogo uniting backers from over fifty countries and bringing Crusade Comics’ crowdfunding campaign totals to over $1,385,000.00.