Shueisha's Saikyou Jump Unveils Dragon Ball Super Gallery Tribute

Artists such as Naruto's Masashi Kishimoto offer their interpretations of Akira Toriyama's manga covers

A promotional image Viz Media's English language version of Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball manga, featuring a young Son Goku and Krillin riding the Kinto'un nimbus cloud while Master Roshi rides on a flying turtle resembling Gamera in the background.

Image via Viz Media.

 

Shueisha's Saikyou Jump manga magazine is celebrating the artwork of Akira Toriyama's landmark manga, Dragon Ball, with a series of back cover illustrations by other artists, and the first illustrator to contribute their interpretation of Toriyama's characters is none other than Masashi Kishimoto, the author of Naruto.

 

Masashi Kishimoto's interpretation of the cover of Dragon Ball Volume 11, featuring Goku and Oolong attempting to ride an out-of-control four-wheeled motorcycle.

 

Kishimoto's illustration (above) is an interpretation of the cover of Volume 11 of the Dragon Ball manga. By way of comparison, below are the Japanese and English language versions featuring Akira Toriyama's original artwork of Goku and Oolong.

 

The cover of Shueisha's Japanese release of Dragon Ball Volume 11, featuring artwork by Akira Toriyama of Goku and Oolong attempting to ride an out-of-control four-wheeled motorcycle.

 

The cover of Viz's English language release of Dragon Ball Volume 11, featuring artwork by Akira Toriyama of Goku and Oolong attempting to ride an out-of-control four-wheeled motorcycle.

 

Kishimoto's illustration appears on the back cover of the September 2021 issue of Saikyou Jump, which was published in Japan on August 04, 2021. The Dragon Ball Super Gallery project will feature a new back cover illustration each month with various different artists producing their versions of the covers of all 42 of the collected volumes of the Dragon Ball manga series.

 

Source: Comic Natalie

 

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