One Piece, Volume 49

One Piece, Volume 49 Cover

One Piece, Volume 49

Thriller Bark, Part 4

By Eiichiro Oda; Eiichiro Oda (Illustrator)

Viz Media, Paperback, 9781421534657, 232pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2010

High jinx on the high seas
Reads R to L (Japanese Style). High jinx on the high seas
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 rubber at 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
Nightmare Luffy: In their effort to help their new friend the skeletal Brook regain his shadow from Gecko Moria and his army of zombies, Luffy, Sanji and Zolo lose their shadows too A human with no shadow will die if sunlight hits them Can the crew defeat their enemies and get their shadows back before the sun rises?

About the Author
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.