In the words of the great Huey Lewis, "The power of love is a curious thing. Make a one man weep. Make Scott Pilgrim draw a fiery battle sword from his chest."
That's how the version I sing in the shower every day goes, thanks to Bryan Lee O'Malley's Oni graphic novel series-turned Edgar Wright-directed film.
I'll never forget the day that I bought the first volume of "Scott Pilgrim," Bryan Lee O'Malley's story about a sort-of noble Canadian loser/hero who falls in love with an American ninja delivery girl and is forced to battle her seven evil exes (soon to be a major motion picture).
I was working at a comic shop at the time, and after hearing that I'd somehow missed the boat on SP, a co-worker insisted that I pick it up. "You know," he said, "y
If you like the movie "District 9," check out Marc Guggenheim's comic book "Resurrection" from Oni Press.
"District 9," the summer's unsuspecting breakout blockbuster from producer Peter Jackson, takes alien-invasion tropes and teases them out in innovative, original ways -- something it shares with the Oni Press comic "Resurrection," from TV and comics writer Marc Guggenheim. While the alien races in the two stories play very differen
It's been a good year for Scott Pilgrim fans, with the release of the latest book in February, the "Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World" movie in development, and now the news that a Scott Pilgrim video game is in the works
Picking up where yesterday's post left off, this is a look at ten books being published in October 2007 that you might otherwise miss. From art school girls to gun-toting library police, there's a little something for everyone to enjoy here.
When the comic book industry releases its upcoming solicitations (two months in advance), there's always a lot of buzz and fanfare over the announcements for the four "front of the book" publishers: Dark Horse, DC, Image, and Marvel. T
I cannot say enough good things about the Local series. I am obsessed with it and as it doesn't seem to be running on any sort of schedule it is very frustrating to wait for.
This issue of Local takes us to Wicker Park, Chicago (part of the charm of Local is that each issue takes