One-Punch Man, Vol. 1 (Paperback)

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Staff Reviews

— Viz Media

When monsters mysteriously begin to appear all over Z-City, the strongest heroes must rise in order to defeat them. The strongest hero of all is a man named Saitama, who is able to knock out the deadliest of monsters with one punch! — Elizabeth Bryan

A laugh-out-loud manga comedy that pokes fun of any superhero story, origin situation, battle anything, while remaining utterly serious. Staring bored, overpowered, self named hero Saitama. You might want some privacy for this one, you will end up braying like a donkey. — Firdous Madany


Life gets pretty boring when you can beat the snot out of any villain with just one punch.

Nothing about Saitama passes the eyeball test when it comes to superheroes, from his lifeless expression to his bald head to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking guy has a not-so-average problem—he just can’t seem to find an opponent strong enough to take on!

Every time a promising villain appears, Saitama beats the snot out of ’em with one punch! Can he finally find an opponent who can go toe-to-toe with him and give his life some meaning? Or is he doomed to a life of superpowered boredom?

About the Author

Manga creator ONE began One-Punch Man as a webcomic, which quickly went viral, garnering over 10 million hits. In addition to One-Punch Man, ONE writes and draws the series Mob Psycho 100 and Makai no Ossan.

A highly decorated and skilled artist best known for his work on Eyeshield 21, Yusuke Murata won the 122nd Hop Step Award (1995) for Partner and placed second in the 51st Akatsuka Award (1998) for Samui Hanashi.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781421585642
ISBN-10: 1421585642
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Publication Date: September 1st, 2015
Pages: 200
Language: English
Series: One-Punch Man