Dragon Ball Z, Vol. 3 (VIZBIG Edition)

Author: Akira Toriyama

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 210

View: 703

The ultimate science fiction martial arts manga – and one of the best-selling series of all time – Dragon Ball Z is the second half of Toriyama’s touchstone saga, Dragon Ball. After years of training and adventure, Son Goku has become Earth’s ultimate warrior, and his son, Gohan, shows even greater promise. But the strikes are increasing as even deadlier enemies threaten the planet – and means non-stop action! Gohan and Kuririn struggle to keep the last Dragon Ball from falling into Freeza and Vegeta’s hands, but how will they fare against Freeza’s Ginyu Force—a group of five of the strongest fighters in outer space? It could be that an unlikely ally will come to their rescue! Dragon Ball Z comprises the second part of the acclaimed series Dragon Ball, which originally ran in Japan’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1984 to 1995. Collected and published into 42 volumes, the series quickly became an international bestseller. (In the United States, volumes 1 through 16 were published as Dragon Ball, and volumes 17 through 42 as Dragon Ball Z.) Widely acknowledged as a landmark series, /Dragon Ball Z/ has been adapted into animated television series, movies, video games, toys and collectibles worldwide.

Dragon Ball, Vol. 3 (VIZBIG Edition)

Author: Akira Toriyama

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 210

View: 619

A seminal series from a legendary creator. Dragon Ball, a wry update on the Chinese "Monkey King" myth, introduces us to Son Goku, a young monkey-tailed boy whose quiet life is turned upside-down when he meets Bulma, a girl determined to collect the seven "Dragon Balls." If she gathers them all, an incredibly powerful dragon will appear and grant her one wish. But the precious orbs are scattered all over the world, and to get them she needs the help of a certain super-strong boy... Only Goku, Bulma and Kuririn stand between the Red Ribbon Army and the seven Dragon Balls which can grant any wish in the world! Using a submarine loaned by Kame-Sen'nin, the heroic trio explores a pirate's undersea cave in search of the next Dragon Ball, but gun-toting bad guys are on their tail! Dragon Ball, the most famous of legendary manga creator Akira Toriyama’s works, was originally serialized in Japan’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1984 to 1995, the series was collected into 42 volumes and quickly became an international bestseller. (In the United States, volumes 1 through 16 were published as Dragon Ball, and volumes 17 through 42 as Dragon Ball Z.) Widely acknowledged as a landmark series,Dragon Ball has been adapted into animated television series, movies, video games, toys and collectibles worldwide.

Dragon Ball Z 3

Vizbig Edition

Author: Akira Toriyama

Publisher: Paw Prints

ISBN:

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 210

View: 267

Goku and his friends protect the seven legendary Dragon Balls from villains and aliens who wish to use their power to destroy the world.

Dragon Ball Z, Vol. 1 (VIZBIG Edition)

Author: Akira Toriyama

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 528

View: 971

The ultimate science fiction martial arts manga – and one of the best-selling series of all time – Dragon Ball Z is the second half of Toriyama’s touchstone saga, Dragon Ball. After years of training and adventure, Son Goku has become Earth’s ultimate warrior, and his son, Gohan, shows even greater promise. But the strikes are increasing as even deadlier enemies threaten the planet – and means non-stop action! The VIZBIG edition of Dragon Ball Z contains volumes 1-3, bonus color content and updated text. Son Goku is the greatest hero on Earth. Five years after defeating the demon king Piccolo, he's grown up and had a family--he's married, and he has a child, Son Gohan. But what is the real reason for Goku's incredible strength? A visitor from outer space arrives bearing terrible news--Goku is an alien, and the visitor, Raditz, is Goku's brother! When Raditz turns out to be a ruthless killer, Goku must fight his incredibly strong brother to save his family and the entire human race. A surprising alliance may be Earth's last hope: Goku will team up with his old enemy Piccolo...archenemies united to save the world!

Dragon Ball, Vol. 1 (VIZBIG Edition)

Author: Akira Toriyama

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 560

View: 903

A seminal series from a legendary creator. Dragon Ball, a wry update on the Chinese "Monkey King" myth, introduces us to Son Go Son Goku, a young monkey-tailed boy whose quiet life is turned upside-down when he meets Bulma, a girl determined to collect the seven "Dragon Balls." If she gathers them all, an incredibly powerful dragon will appear and grant her one wish. But the precious orbs are scattered all over the world, and to get them she needs the help of a certain super-strong boy. The VIZBIG edition of Dragon Ball contains volumes 1-3, bonus color content and updated text. Before there was Dragon Ball Z, there was Akira Toriyama's action epic Dragon Ball, starring the younger version of Son Goku and all the other Dragon Ball Z heroes! Meet a naive young monkey-tailed boy named Goku, whose quiet life changes when he meets Bulma, a girl who is on a quest to collect seven "Dragon Balls." If she gathers them all, an incredibly powerful dragon will appear and grant her one wish. But the precious orbs are scattered all over the world, and Bulma needs Goku's help (and his super-strength)! With a magic staff for a weapon and a flying cloud for a ride, Goku sets out on the adventure of a lifetime...

Dragon Ball Z, Vol. 9 (VIZBIG Edition)

Author: Akira Toriyama

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 486

View: 925

Change your perspective: get BIG Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for A audiences. Final Volume!Change Your Perspective--Get BIGA Collection of Volumes 25 - 26!Final Battle!Earth's days are numbered indeed! Boo, the indestructible djinn of inconceivable power, has been swinging around Earth like a wrecking ball, knocking down everything in his path and turning everyone into snacks. And that was before he transformed from a childish blob into an evil fighting machine. There's no telling what destruction will rain down now!The universe's ultimate champions are desperately scheming and training to find a way to stop this abominable bouncy ball. Gohan is undergoing a bizarre training regimen with former Lord of the Lords...but the old guy keeps nodding off! Meanwhile, Trunks and Goten are perfecting their fusion dance in the Room of Spirit and Time to become Super Gotenks, a level 3 Super Saiyan power combo with extra-special hair. But how can they make a dent in a monster that keeps bouncing back? If only there were a way they could bring Goku and Vegeta and their other friends back to Earth... Don't miss the thrilling conclusion to this colossal manga classic!

Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition

Author: Michael Pawuk

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 719

View: 189

Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections