O'Malley's cult-favorite series about a Canadian slacker attempting to defeat his crush-object's seven evil ex-boyfriends is the weirdest, funniest and coolest Western variation on the manga aesthetic to date, and the third volume is even more hilarious than the first two"mostly because O'Malley's running gags are the kind that improve with repetition. At their core, the Scott Pilgrim books are outrageous allegories for coming to terms with a partner's former romantic relationships. This time, Scott's pitted against Todd Ingram, the current boyfriend of his ex, rock star Envy Adams; they battle at a discount department store and a rock club. Unfortunately, Todd's got psychic powers, because he's a vegan ("graduated top of his class from vegan academy and everything"), and he's also a much better bass player. On top of that, Scott's band, Sex BobOmb, can't quite get it together; 17-year-old ninja Knives Chau is still obsessed with him; and the mysterious Ramona Flowers is becoming envious of Envy. O'Malley's story zooms through its slalom-course plot, peppered with delectably witty dialogue, and he pulls in wild ideas and images from manga, role-playing gaming (Ramona's hipster handbag is actually a "subspace suitcase" from which she draws a "large hammer, +2 against girls") and video games. (May)
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Although I absolutely loved all the vegan jokes going on in this volume, I think it might be my least favorite of the books yet. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Adam Oster
I love this series. Started with the movie and the 6 volumes give me the starting point and offer more, like with any book(s) turned into a movie.Published 10 months ago by Chris bct
Pretty disappointed by the condition of this book, considering it is suppose to be new. The bottom corner of the cover has a bend/fold, as well as an even more unsightly one found... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Eric Leigh
We both loved the Scott Pilgrim movie and he just love the book series. Great graphics and truly funny. Great buy.Published 15 months ago by Elley D.
I started to like scott pilgrim after i saw the feature film and then i started to buy the whole collectionPublished 16 months ago by omar