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Dragon Ball Z. Vol. 1 / story and art by Akira Toriyama ; [English adaptation by Gerard Jones.].

Toriyama, Akira, 1955- (Author). Jones, Gerard, 1957- (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1569319308 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781569319307 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1591163617 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781591163619 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1569314977
  • ISBN: 9781569314975
  • Physical Description: [147] p. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.
  • Edition: Shonen jump graphic novel ed.
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Viz, c2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: "This book reads from right to left."--Cover.
"DB: 17 of 42."
"This graphic novel is number 17 in a series of 42"--P. facing t.p.
"First published in Japan in 1984 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo."--P. facing t.p.
"In the original Japanese edition, Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z are known collectively as the 42-volume series Dragon Ball. The English Dragon Ball Z was originally volumes 17-42 of the Japanese Dragon Ball."--P. facing t.p.
Formatted Contents Note: Mysterious warrior from space -- Kakarrot -- Tails of future not-quite past -- Enemy in common -- Unexpected strength -- Nothing up my sleeve -- Piccolo's farewell to arms!? -- Surprise appearance -- Sayonara, Goku -- Needs of the many.
Summary, etc.: In the first volume of this series, Goku discovers that his Saiyan enemy Raditz is really his brother. When Goku tries to rescue his son, Gohan, from Raditz, the adventure turns fatal.
Subject: Comic books, strips, etc. > Japan.
Graphic novels > Japan > Translations into English.
Genre: Comic books, strips, etc. > Japan.
Graphic novels > Japan.
Science fiction comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Young adult fiction.