One-Punch Man, Vol. 1 by ONE

One-Punch Man, Vol. 1 by ONE
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Paperback, 200 pages
Expected paperback publication: September 1st 2015 by VIZ Media
first published 2009

One-Punch Man (1)

I love One-Punch!!! I've read chapters of it here and there in Weekly Shonen Jump and have really wanted to get in on the manga from the beginning. What is there not to love about One-Punch? I think he's so adorable. This is probably first and foremost satire of the shonen genre, but it's done so well it's a great one harkening back to the days of the greats. It's got comedy, action, battles and more battles. We get Saitama's backstory and a wide range of emotions along with his adoring sidekick. Seeds have been sown for the greater story arc. This is good, plain, battle-action fun with its tongue firmly set in the cheek.