One Piece, Volume 54: Impel Down, Part 1 (Paperback)
Impel Down, Part 1
Viz Media, 9781421534701, 208pp.
Publication Date: July 6, 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 Unstoppable: With his brother Ace locked up in the Naval prison Impel Down, Luffy doesn't have much time to rescue him before his imminent execution. While he may have found a way to sneak into the maximum-security prison, finding Ace isn't going to be as easy. But a chance reunion with some former enemies just might be a blessing in disguise.
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.