Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe

Paperback

Published April 21, 2009 by ONI Press.

ISBN:
978-1-934964-10-1
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OCLC Number:
56917909

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5 stars

It's difficult to explain why the Scott Pilgrim books are so good. They encompass so many interesting, unique qualities that blend together into a tapestry of epic epic-ness.

Here are a few ideas:

1. Scott Pilgrim exists in a world where the mechanics, ethos, and aura of video games (random fights with random robots, enemies exploding into heaps of coins - which may or may not be enough to cover bus fare - and other loot, etc.) are as common as breathing. And seriously, how can you dislike a guy whose band is named Sex Bob-omb?

2. Scott's paranoia, randomness, forgetfulness, and eccentricity - combined with the fact that underneath it all, he's a decent guy with the same problems as everyone else - make him an extremely likable character. The first time I saw Scott obsess over getting his hair cut - and what's more, freaking out that other …

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