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The Resource Dragon Ball, Vol. 8, story and art by Akira Toriyama ; [English adaptation by Gerard Jones]

Dragon Ball, Vol. 8, story and art by Akira Toriyama ; [English adaptation by Gerard Jones]

Label
Dragon Ball, Vol. 8
Title
Dragon Ball
Title number
Vol. 8
Statement of responsibility
story and art by Akira Toriyama ; [English adaptation by Gerard Jones]
Title variation
Dragon Ball 8
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
"Tired of losing their best operatives to Son Goku, the commanders of the Red Ribbon Army hire Taopaipai, the world's greatest assassin, to "take care" of him permanently! To have a chance of defeating this new opponent, Goku must climb the miles-high Karin Tower, where a mysterious hermit guards a jug of magic water which will grant the one who drinks it super strength. And while Goku struggles to get the magic water, time is running out... because Commander Red only needs two more Dragon Balls to make is deepest, darkest wishes come true!"--Cover
Related
Member of
Summary
Recounts the adventures of Son Goku, a boy martial artist with a monkey tail, and his friends as they search for the seven magical Dragon Balls, in a graphic novel that reveals the early days of the heroes of "Dragon Ball Z."
Storyline
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
254151
Cataloging source
VHB
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Dragon Ball (Comic strip)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toriyama, Akira
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Rated "T" for teen; ages 13 and up
Language note
Adaptation from the Japanese
Literary form
comic strips
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  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
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Jones, Gerard
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Shonen Jump graphic novel
Series volume
0008
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  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Graphic novels
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Dragon Ball, Vol. 8, story and art by Akira Toriyama ; [English adaptation by Gerard Jones]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in Japan in 1984 by Shueisaha
  • "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. [2]
  • In keeping with the original Japanese format, this book reads from back to front and from right to left
  • "DB: 8 of 42."
Control code
ocm52815838
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
Shonen Jump graphic novel ed.
Extent
174 p.
Isbn
9781569319277
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADS-8106
Label
Dragon Ball, Vol. 8, story and art by Akira Toriyama ; [English adaptation by Gerard Jones]
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in Japan in 1984 by Shueisaha
  • "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. [2]
  • In keeping with the original Japanese format, this book reads from back to front and from right to left
  • "DB: 8 of 42."
Control code
ocm52815838
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
Shonen Jump graphic novel ed.
Extent
174 p.
Isbn
9781569319277
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADS-8106

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