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Archaia Property Featured Art--Okko


Originally published in France, OKKO is the story of a ronin warrior and his band of demon hunters as they travel from village to village during the age of the fictitious Pajan Empire (similar to medieval Japan).

OKKO VOL. 1: THE CYCLE OF WATER Collected Edition Hardcover
Year 1108 in the official calendar of the Pajan Empire. This turbulent age, often called the Asagiri Era, or The Time of Mists, saw the great clans wage decades-long wars in attempts to seize power. Far from the fields of battle, Okko the ronin heads a small group of demon hunters, wandering the realms of the Empire. He is accompanied by Noburo, a mysterious giant who hides his face behind a red mask, and the whimsical monk Noshin, the saké lover with the power to summon and commune with the spirits of nature. When Tikku’s sister Little Carp is kidnapped by pirates, the young fisherman enlists the group’s help in finding her. But the quest will have a price, and will lead our four heroes much farther afield than they’d ever imagined…. Collects the OKKO: THE CYCLE OF WATER miniseries.

OKKO VOL. 2: THE CYCLE OF EARTH Collected Edition Hardcover
It is the Winter of 1109 in the official calendar of the Pajan Empire.  Okko and his faithful companions—the mysterious masked Noburo, Noshin the monk, and young Tikku—arrive at the City of the Blasting Powder. While seeking a guide to help them cross the perilous chain of the seven monasteries, they meet a skillful warrior: Mow of the Wind. Okko and his companions seek the Forbidden Libraries of the Eighth Monastery on the Roof of the World. But the way is dangerous, and the ancient powers of the earth demand a blood sacrifice when awoken. Collects the OKKO: THE CYCLE OF EARTH miniseries.

OKKO VOL. 3: THE CYCLE OF AIR Collected Edition Hardcover
It is the Spring of 1110 in the official calendar of the Pajan Empire. Okko is called upon to assist the daughter of Lady Mayudama, who has retreated into a profound silence. The best doctors have been unable to provide even a diagnosis of her condition. Okko may prove to be her last resort. But a strange force that has been prowling around the region for over a week has also arranged a meeting with the ronin for a duel of incomparable violence… Collects the OKKO: THE CYCLE OF AIR miniseries.



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September 1, 2011

One of the French titles we publish in English is Hub’s Okko, about a motley crew of demon-hunting warriors in a fictitious Asian country led by the titular character, a ronin with a hot temper and very little patience. The …

January 24, 2011

The newest volume in the OKKO saga comes out this week. OKKO VOL. 3: THE CYCLE OF AIR by Hub continues the adventures of Okko the samurai and his band of demon hunters.

September 28, 2010

In comic book shops on Sept. 29th is the penultimate chapter in Hub’s OKKO: THE CYCLE OF AIR #3, in which Okko faces his most difficult challenge yet: death!