Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life

Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life

Graphic Novel - 2004
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Publisher: Portland, Ore. : Oni Press, c2004
ISBN: 9781620100004
9781932664089
1932664084
Branch Call Number: YGN OMal v.1
Characteristics: 1 v., unpaged : ill
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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jan 28, 2019

This comic is defiently a must read. This comic is great as it includes characters that are relatable and has amazing graphics. This comic contains a little bit of everything for everyone, romance, adventure, action and thriller. While reading this you start to feel like you are an actual person within the comic which is an aspect that is great because that means you can really relate with all of the characters. Not to mention this book's environment is actually based in Canada (Toronto, Canada) and contains many real locations, because of this I personally get a surreal feeling of actually living in the Scott Piligram universe. This comic also deals with tough issues such as depression, loneliness and not knowing what to do with your life. This comic is a definite must read as it contains a little bit of something for everyone. 5/5 Stars.
@TheCollector of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

GeeksInTheLibrary Oct 17, 2017

Scott's life is going pretty good, until a literal dream girl comes skating into his world, upending his plans and setting him on a quest to win her affection (or at least her attention). Chock full of pop-culture references that make it great for self-identified geek readers.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Mar 26, 2016

Exciting. Emotional. Clever. Author and illustrator Bryan Lee O'Malley sets the stage for the Scott Pilgrim series with a simple plot that unfolds into a beautiful mess. For fans of traditional video games and comics comes a contemporary graphic novel about a boy who falls in love with a girl with a seriously twisted path. There's mystery, magic, love, and lust – four compelling qualities that hooked me into this series, all starting from the first book. The art style is gentle and fluid, making it accessible to even the newest readers of graphic novels.
- @spaghettibro of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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chloe_chen
Aug 20, 2015

Watched the movie, and really wanted to read this comic series. It was SO great, I flipped through it in two days, and only because one book wasn't available the first day. :) Bryan O'Malley has made me fall in love with his art and writing (yet again, with Seconds, also a great graphic novel). I have to say that I enjoyed the comics much more than the movie, as the characters seemed to be developed better, with great, funky art, and an absolutely hilarious style of writing. Love the jokes!!! It's no surprise that this comic did so well and was made into a film... its rocks!

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E_L_I_J_A_H
Jul 28, 2015

Awesome love the author

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2kool4skool
Jun 15, 2015

A lot of fun! I enjoyed this very much. The art is good, the storytelling is good, the characters are unique and there are many funny parts. Absolutely recommended!

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EmilyShortt
Jun 07, 2015

Scoot Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life is about Scoot Pilgrim a 23 year old man in a rock band, who is “between jobs”, and is dating Knifes (a 17 year old high schooler). Everything was awesome until a wonderful and mysterious girl named Ramona Flowers comes into his life and he falls desperately in love with her. Dating Ramona isn't as easy as he thinks, he has to defeat her seven evil exes.
I personally love the Scoot Pilgrim series, the comics are drawn very well, and the plot has a fresh and original idea. I love how the writer makes the universe that the book is set is video game, it really adds to the plot and I think its also super cool that they put that aspect in the book. I also really like that even though video games is an aspect in the book it still is like real life all throughout the the series. I also love that all the characters are realist, there not super stereotyped and they are all highly relatable. So the main reason i love this book is because its so different from every other book I have read recently, its really funny and it gives you a little bit of every genera in the book. I would recommend this book to everyone who likes a good graphic novel, but don’t get me wrong people who don't traditionally read graphic novels can still read this book because its also a good read for anyone who likes funny and romanic books.

There's nothing quite like the Scott Pilgrim series. Scott is a lovable loser, and there's great action and hilarious classic video game references as he battles the seven evil exes of Ramona Flowers. A highly recommended series!

Mallory_MPL Feb 10, 2011

Scott Pilgrim, age: 23; status: Awesome, is dating a high school girl! AND she's Chinese! Among the occasional hand holding and trips to good will they also like to hang out during Scott's band practice, "Sex Bob-bomb!" Everything's pretty sweet... and then he starts having dreams about a really awesome girl on rollar skates.. the thing is she's actually real! Romana, hair like this, just uses his brain as a sort of superhighway - they're pretty low traffic here in Canada. Scott uses his maximum charms to win over Romona, but completely forgets about his fake high school girlfriend who has now become completely obsessed with Scott and his band.

I made the mistake of watching the movie first and really not getting it... But after reading the first book I can now appreciate how accurate the movie was! "Scott Pilgrim" is pretty random - at first its a classic story of boy-meets girl, and then right at the end out of no-where super powers come into play. If you like the weird and the random I highly recommend this book for you, otherwise you'll end up scratching your head and wondering if you missed something.

AnneDromeda Nov 16, 2010

What, hey? This is CanLit too? But it's fun, urban, sarcastic, youthful and slightly anarchic! O'Malley captures the shifty, wandering-wastebag 20s years like no other writer. Got a degree? Great! Good luck finding something to do with it. Might as well steep in video games and roomies' schadenfreude for 2 or 10 years while you try to fashion a life trajectory out of your underwater basket weaving degree. O'Malley's characters make the best out of this economically protracted youth in Toronto, rocking out and killing time at house parties with witty banter and ennui-fueled drama. Fans of the movie should definitely also check out these graphic novels - many of the shots and much of the dialogue in the movie comes straight from the book.

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Mar 21, 2019

Scott Pilgrim is an awesome graphic novel series about Scott Pilgrim, his band Sex Bob-omb and his new girlfriend Ramona. Scott meets Ramona in his dreams, and only after he convinces her to go on a date with him does he discover that he must fight and defeat her seven evil exes if he wants to date her. Throughout this six book series, Scott defeats all of her boyfriends while playing in his kind of sucky band and keeping up a relationship with Ramona. I think this series is really awesome and I’d rate it very highly. It has a very interesting style and it’s formatted like a video game which makes everything different and fun. The characters are all fun and have big personalities and it’s a very engaging book that can keep you hooked. I think I’d recommend this book to a lot of people, but especially people that may have a short attention span or difficulty reading because I think it’s engaging enough to keep you reading and excited about it.

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