Samurai Executioner

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Cover to Samurai Executioner vol. 1

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

Publication Dates

Last Issue

Samurai Executioner Vol 9: 15 Mar 2006

Current Issue

Samurai Executioner Vol 10: 01 Jun 2006

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


Main Characters

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

Recent Storylines


Trade Paperbacks

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


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Creative Team

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

Publishing History

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

English language version published from 2004–2006.

Future Publication Dates

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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