Scott Pilgrim

Are you looking for a comic so whimsical and crazy you’ll want to read over and over? In the mood for some action, romance, humor, music, and pure awesomeness? If yes, then I recommend reading the Scott Pilgrim comic books.

Scott Pilgrim is a series of six graphic novels by Canadian Bryan Lee O’Malley about 23-year-old Canadian Scott Pilgrim, a slacker who lives in Toronto. He plays bass guitar in the band Sex Bob-omb and falls in love with American Ramona Flowers. However, she does come with her seven evil exes, whom Scott must defeat in order to date her peacefully.

Bryan Lee O’Malley’s epic tribute to video games, relationships, music, heartbreak, and falling in love blew the doors wide open on what could be done with narratives and comics on the whole. When I received the books for Christmas, I didn’t really know what to expect, except some epic action. As the I began reading, I found it extremely funny. The humor is current and witty, which helps progress character and plot development. Here is an example:

I quickly devoured the volumes and started recommending it to my friends because I thought it was that awesome and they agreed as well. The story will draw you in and as the series progresses, Scott gets easier to root for, although he seems to be very apathetic and lazy at first. Each character plays a part in the madness, with Wallace, Knives, the seven exes, Ramona, the Sex Bob-omb band members, etc.

Scott Pilgrim is an intriguing series, making anyone unable to put the books down. Get ready for an adventure like no other, with Scott Pilgrim.