A new story begins here! On his way to see Inspector Ishida, Usagi is confronted by Shogunate guards... a sign of the times. While unraveling a pair of murders in town later, Usagi and Ishida become wary as they find the corpses stripped of all identification--except for a talisman that leads to a startling discovery! * Part one of seven--the perfect place to start! Long story short, Usagi Yojimbo continues to be the best adventure comic in the world today.--Newsarama.