Synopses & Reviews
Goku is dead but his journey is just beginning. Now he must travel through the afterlife along with the million-kilometer Snake Road to find Kaio-sama, the Lord of the Worlds, who will teach him martial arts techniques so powerful they're reserved for the gods! And he'd better hurry too because the Earth has only nine months until the evil Saiyans, Vegeta and Nappa, will arrive to wipe the planet clean of life. While the archdemon Piccolo trains Goku's son Gohan to reach his full power potential, the alien spaceships rocket ever close to Earth, bearing a power so awesome that even Earth's six strongest heroes may not be a match for it!!!
"Dragon Ball Z is a great book. Fans of the cartoons...will be amazed to see how much better the comics are...even though both are essentially telling the exact same stories....This is one of the best books available today." TheComicStore.com
Piccolo sends Gohan into the wilderness to undergo some incredible training. Meanwhile, Bulma gets Raditz's power-detector to work in English, and Goku meets the most powerful martial artist in the afterlife. As he trains to be stronger than ever, Goku's friends gather the Dragon Balls to wish him back to life--just as Saiyans Vegeta and Nappa have arrived to destroy the planet! Illustrations throughout.
This graphic novel collects Dragon Ball Z #6 through PART 2 #2.
About the Author
Widely known all over the world for his playful, innovative storytelling and humorous, distinctive art style, Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama is also known in his native Japan as the creator of the wildly popular Dr. Slump, his previous manga series about the adventures of a mad scientist and his android "daughter." His hit series Dragon Ball ran from 1984 to 1995 in Shueisha's weekly Shonen Jump magazine. He is also known for his design work on video games such as Dragon Warrior, Chrono Trigger, and Tobal No. 1. He lives with his family in Tokyo, Japan.
Akira Toriyama's epic Dragon Ball Z
, as seen on the Cartoon Network, is now available in English in its original comic format!
After years of training and adventure, young Son Goku has become Earth's strongest martial artist but the stakes are increasing as he and his friends must fight against the deadliest villains of all time and space! Get ready for action as aliens, time travelers, and the mighty Saiyans clash over the fate of the Earth and the awesome power of the seven Dragon Balls which can grant any wish!