One Piece, Volume 44

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VIZ Media LLC, May 4, 2010 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 200 pages
440 Reviews
High jinx on the high seas!

Please note: book reads right to left (Japanese style)

As a child, Monkey D. Luffy dreamed of becoming the King of the Pirates. But his life changed when he accidentally gained the power to stretch like the cost of never being able to swim again! Now Luffy, with the help of a motley collection of pirate wannabes, is setting off in search of the "One Piece," said to be the greatest treasure in the world!

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Fun adventure, with decent plot and characterisation. - Goodreads
The poor quality cover art reflects this as well. - Goodreads
I loved the plot and storyline. - Goodreads
I love the fight scenes in this volume. - Goodreads
... artwork is good. - Goodreads
It was my first introduction to this series. - Goodreads

Review: One Piece, Volume 01: Romance Dawn (One Piece #1)

User Review  - Julie Sondra Decker - Goodreads

Luffy is an obliviously ambitious and fun-loving clean-cut kid who wants to be a pirate for some reason. He eats the Gum-Gum fruit and ends up with the ability to stretch himself like rubber, which is ... Read full review

Review: One Piece, Volume 01: Romance Dawn (One Piece #1)

User Review  - Bill - Goodreads

Outside of my usual comics comfort zone, but a lot of fun and I'm interested in reading at least the next volume or two to see where it goes. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Eiichiro Oda debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1997 as a comic creator and artist with ONE PIECE. One of the most popular comic artists in Japan today, Oda started out by winning the Hop Step Award (a monthly award given by Jump for amateur artists) as well as the esteemed Tezuka Award. His art style is reminiscent of Akira Toriyama, Sergio Aragones, and the movie Yellow Submarine.

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