Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Vol 1: December 2004 – December 2005
First volume (of two) about the adventures of Akusai Shiro – a samurai warrior who who longed to be reunited with his lover, Lady Yoshiko. Originally published by Dark Horse as a 5-issue limited series in 2004.
Collected in Samurai: Heaven & Earth volume 1.
Vol 2: November 2006 – June 2007
Indicia titled as “Samurai: Heaven & Earth Volume II”.
Samurai: Heaven & Earth mini-series, the year is 1704, and the samurai Asukai Shiro travels across Asia and to Europe to retrieve his beloved Lady Yoshiko, who was kidnapped and sold into slavery. After foiling an assassination plot against King Louis XIV of France with the King’s Musketeers, Shiro finds and loses Yoshiko again.
Collected in Samurai: Heaven & Earth volume 2.