Cover to Path of the Assassin vol. 3

Path of the Assassin is published by Dark Horse Comics. Current price per volume is $9.95.

Publication Dates[edit | edit source]

Last Issue[edit | edit source]

Path of the Assassin Vol 14: 21 Jan 2009

Current Issue[edit | edit source]

Path of the Assassin Vol 15: 29 Apr 2009

Next Issue[edit | edit source]

none

Status[edit | edit source]

Bunkoban manga collection (pocket-sized manga format). Published irregularly. Scheduled for fifteen volumes.

Characters[edit | edit source]

Main Characters[edit | edit source]

  • Hattori Hanzo - Master ninja who protects the Shōgun Tokugawa Ieyasu.
  • Tokugawa Ieyasu - Shōgun destined to unite Japan.

Minor Characters[edit | edit source]

Other Characters/Places/Things[edit | edit source]

Recent Storylines[edit | edit source]

Path of the Assassin Vol 15: One Who Rules The Dark[edit | edit source]

This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

WorldCat - ISBN 1593075162

Path of the Assassin Vol 14: Bad Blood[edit | edit source]

WorldCat - ISBN 1593075154

Path of the Assassin Vol 13: Hateful Burden[edit | edit source]

WorldCat - ISBN 1593075146

Path of the Assassin Vol 12: Three Foot Battle[edit | edit source]

WorldCat - ISBN 1593075138

Path of the Assassin Vol 11: Hikuma Castle[edit | edit source]

WorldCat - ISBN 159307512X

Path of the Assassin Vol 10: Battle for Power part 2[edit | edit source]

Preview - WorldCat - ISBN 1593075111

Path of the Assassin Vol 9: Battle for Power part 1[edit | edit source]

Preview - WorldCat - ISBN 1593075103

Path of the Assassin Vol 8: Shinobi with Extending Fists[edit | edit source]

Preview - WorldCat - ISBN 159307509X

Path of the Assassin Vol 7: Center of the World[edit | edit source]

Preview - WorldCat - ISBN 1593075081

Path of the Assassin Vol 6: Life's Greatest Difficulty[edit | edit source]

Preview - WorldCat - ISBN 1593075073

Path of the Assassin Vol 5: Battle of One Hundred and Eight Days[edit | edit source]

Preview - WorldCat - ISBN 1593075065

Path of the Assassin Vol 4: The Man Who Altered the River's Flow[edit | edit source]

Preview - WorldCat - ISBN 1593075057

Path of the Assassin Vol 3: Comparison of a Man[edit | edit source]

Preview - WorldCat - ISBN 1593075049

Path of the Assassin Vol 2: Sand and Flower[edit | edit source]

Preview - WorldCat - ISBN 1593075030

Path of the Assassin Vol 1: Serving In The Dark[edit | edit source]

Preview - WorldCat - ISBN 1593075022

History[edit | edit source]

Leftover Useful Information[edit | edit source]

Creative Team[edit | edit source]

Writer/Creator: Kazuo Koike (小池一夫). Artist/Creator/Covers: Goseki Kojima (小島剛夕).

Publishing History[edit | edit source]

Originally published in Japan as Hanzo no Mon from 1978–1984.

First English language translation published in 2006.

Order Codes[edit | edit source]

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Future Publication Dates[edit | edit source]

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