Dr. Slump (Dr. (????) ???? Dokuta- Suranpu?) is a Japanese manga series,
authored by Akira Toriyama.
The title was serialized in Shueisha‘s anthology comic Weekly Sho-nen Jump
from 1980 to 1984,eventually compiled into 18 tanko-bon.
The series helped launched Toriyama’s career and was awarded
the Shogakukan Manga Award
for sho-nen and sho-jo manga in 1982.