This Criterion Channel Studio Visits episode details the extensive influence Lone Wolf and Cub has had on comic creators.
Paul Pope shares how Lone Wolf and Cub brought the manga tradition of emphasizing character development over traditional three act plots.
Larry Hama explains how the fight scenes are depicted differently from their American counterparts. Lone Wolf and Cub uses cause and effect. A swing of the sword from character could be parried or missed by character B. This sequence would be reflected in the following panel.
Ronald Wimberly describes how mark making can communicate as its own language.