Samurai Jack and the Threads of Time last edited by MattieWashburn on 10/07/21 09:36PM View full history

Cartoon Network's hit animated series is back at IDW! The legendary samurai known only as 'Jack' is stranded in a strange future ruled by the demonic wizard, Aku. His quest to return back to the past has tested him many times, but now the stakes are higher than ever. Can an ancient relic known as the Rope of Eons finally take him home? Writer Jim Zub (Skullkickers, Street Fighter) and artist Andy Suriano (Character Designer on the original Samurai Jack TV series) begin a new era of samurai adventure!

List of covers and their creators:

CoverNameCreatorsSidebar Location
RegRegular CoverAndy Suriano1
RIRetailer IncentiveRob Guillory10
SubSubscription CoverGenndy Tartakovsky11
RERetailer Exclusive - Awesome ConBryan Turner8
RERetailer Exclusive - beguiling.comGenndy Tartakovsky3
RERetailer Exclusive - Emerald City ComiconSean Galloway7
RERetailer Exclusive - HastingsSergio Quijada6
RERetailer Exclusive - Phantom ComicsJim Zub9
RERetailer Exclusive - Newbury ComicsEthen Beavers5
RERetailer Exclusive - Rhode Island ComicConCraig Rousseau4

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Jack is Back! 0

Samurai Jack is a series that holds a special place in my heart. Very few animated series can match it's unique story and interesting, diverse elements. Therefore, when the series ended, I was irked that we didn't get a few more seasons. I'm still hoping for a few animated films that continue Jack's quest to defeat the demonic Aku and return to the past to undo the evil the villainous entity has wrought. However, when it was announced that IDW would be releasing a comic series based on the anima...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.


It's got that Samurai Jack kinda feel. "GOTTA GET BACK, BACK TO THE PAST, SAMURAI JACK!" Samurai Jack is BACK! After being prematurely canceled in it's 4th season, fans of the series knew that we'd never see Jack defeat Aku and return to the past. Even though it was teased that an older Jack would kill Aku, as seen in season 3 "Jack and the Traveling Creatures", we never saw this happen. However, now with IDW Publishing and Cartoonetwork reaching an agreement to publish Samurai Jack comics, fans...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Samurai Jack Is Back And Its Awesome! 0

This review originally went up on my blog here.If, like me, you grew up in the heyday of Cartoon Network programming of the late 90s and early 2000s, then you are well familiar with the Samurai Jack animated series, created by Genndy Tartakovsky. The series ran from 2001-2004 to great acclaim and it is one of the very few CN series that I remember very fondly. It was, perhaps, one of the darkest cartoons I’d ever watched, but it was told in a way that the grim and gritty really balanced o...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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