Doug is among the artists celebrating 30 years of Stan Sakai's samurai rabbit saga, Usagi Yojimbo; the oversized hardcover benefit book - The Sakai Project - will be released on July 23rd and available for the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con.
The Sakai Project, published by Dark Horse Books, is produced in association with the Comic Art Professional Society (CAPS); Dark Horse is donating all proceeds from the book to Stan and his wife Sharon.
Doug is also donating the watercolor original of a classic winking bunny with a tattoo of Stan's samurai rabbit to the benefit art auction organized by CAPS.
A partial list of contributing artists to The Sakai Project includes: Sergio Aragones, Bill Morrison, Matt Groening, Howard Chaykin, Mike Mignola, Michael Golden, Adam Hughes, Allison Sohn, Tim Sale, Frank Cho, Neal Adams, Jack Davis, Dan Brereton, Stephen Silver, Dean Yeagle, Paulo Rivera, Bill Sienkiewicz, Dave Gibbons and more.
(blog entries by Heidi Hutson)