Lone Wolf and Cub Volume 1: The Assassin's Road

288 pages
Ages 16+

Dark Horse Comics is proud to present an authentic landmark in graphic fiction, Lone Wolf and Cub. An epic samurai adventure of staggering proportions—over seven thousand pages—Lone Wolf and Cub (Kozure okami in Japan) is acknowledged worldwide for the brilliant writing of series creator Kazuo Koike and the groundbreaking, cinematic visuals of Goseki Kojima, creating unforgettable imagery of stark beauty, kinetic fury, and visceral thematic power that influenced a generation of visual storytellers both in Japan and in the West. Don't miss this monumental release of twenty-eight volumes!

This volume includes the following stories:

• "Son for Hire, Sword for Hire"

• "A Father Knows His Child's Heart, as Only a Child Can Know His Father's"

• "From North to South, from East to West"

• "Baby Cart on the River Styx"

• "Suio School Zanbato"

• "Waiting for the Rains"

• "Eight Gates of Deceit"

• "Wings to the Birds, Fangs to the Beast"

• "The Assassin's Road"


Kazuo Koike
Goseki Kojima
Cover Artist:
Frank Miller