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While X Bomber was broadcast in Japan, there were two manga comics published in two different monthly childrens magazines:

According to the Spanish-language Go Nagai wiki, there were two X Bomber manga stories, written by Go Nagai...
The first story was illustrated by Naoki Kamohara and featured in the monthly publication; Gekkan Shonen Jump from 1980.06 to 1980-08.
The second story was illustrated by Makoto Ono and featured in Televi-Kun from 1980.11 to 1981.04.

I had a photo of the inside cover for the Shonen Jump manga for quite some time but I had no idea what the contents were like.

I found scans of a couple of pages on Twitter Japan and these are included below.
	#xbomber hashtag on Twitter

What interests me about these mangas is that it combines familiar characters, ships and settings, which are presented in a new light, with some interesting new characters and ships.
Apparently, the female character shown in the Shonen Jump manga is called Ruby.

Where Japanese users on twitter have mentioned about the comics not being accurate to the show, the comic book artists have responded, saying that they were given no opportunity to watch the show before the manga stories had to be finished.
All they had was information about the setting of the show and some publicity images and they had to find their way from there.

Currently, I'm in the process of collecting the publications containing the X Bomber mangas, so that I can scan them and everyone can have a look ...

	TV-Kun					Shonen Jump
	 1980.11 - Complete			 1980.06 - Shipping limbo
	 1980.12 - Complete			 1980.07 - Received
	 1981.01				 1980.08 - At depot in Japan
	 1981.02 - Shipping limbo
	 1981.03 - Received
	 1981.04

Folders 3

Televi-Kun - 1980-11

Televi-Kun - 1980-12

Televi-Kun - 1981-03

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