Nausicaä was serialized in Animage magazine between 1982 and 1994.
Viz Media has published Nausicaä in six formats:
- They first published English translations of Nausicaä in 27 issues in the Viz Select Comics series from 1988 to 1996.
- Viz Media then combined the 27 issues into seven Viz Graphic Novels between 1990 and 1997.
- The manga was reprinted into four graphic novels, the Perfect Edition, between 1995 and 1997.
- The fourth format was a box set of four volumes published in 2000.
- The seven graphic novels were re-released in the Editors Choice edition in 2004.
- The two-volume Deluxe Edition was released in 2012.
Viz Select Comics: VS01 - VS27
Viz Graphic Novels: VG1 - VG7
Perfect Edition: PE1 - PE4
Box Set: BS1 - BS4
Editors Choice: EC1 - EC7
Deluxe Edition: DE1 - DE2
There is good information to understand what is an edition vs a printing from Editions and Printings, How to Tell the Difference: a guide for book collectors by Michael Sauers
a See Page Conversions Between Editions to convert Deluxe Edition volume 1 (DE1) to other editions