Samurai Executioner 1

Cover to Samurai Executioner vol. 1

Samurai Executioner is published by Dark Horse Comics. Current price per volume is $9.95.

Publication DatesEdit

Last IssueEdit

Samurai Executioner Vol 9: 15 Mar 2006

Current IssueEdit

Samurai Executioner Vol 10: 01 Jun 2006

Next IssueEdit



Samurai Executioner was a ten volume collection of the manga series.


Main CharactersEdit

  • Yamada Asaemon - The executioner and sword tester for the Shogun.

Minor CharactersEdit

Other Characters/Places/ThingsEdit

Recent StorylinesEdit

Samurai Executioner Vol 10 Edit

Samurai Executioner Vol 9 Edit


Trade PaperbacksEdit

  • Samurai Executioner Omnibus, vol. 2 - Collects part of vol. 3 & vols. 4-5. - WorldCat - ISBN 1616553200 - (forthcoming, August 2014)


Leftover Useful InformationEdit

Creative TeamEdit

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

Publishing HistoryEdit

First published in Japan as Kubikiri Asa (首斬り朝) from 1972–1976.

English language version published from 2004–2006.

Future Publication DatesEdit

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Samurai Executioner Omnibus, vol. 2 TPB: 13 Aug 2014


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