12.09.16 [Fandom Friday] – Scott Pilgrim vs the World

12.09.16 [Fandom Friday] – Scott Pilgrim vs the World

“Not so long ago, in the mysterious land of Toronto, Canada, Scott Pilgrim was dating a high schooler” *Cue the Link to the Past Music*

If you would have entered my room any time during my high school career, you would have, without a doubt, found Scott Pilgrim vs the World in my DVD player. A melting pot of garage-band music, retro video games, and (dare I admit it) hipsters, the movie was everything I could have dreamed of and more. My obsession with the franchise was to the point where I would watch the film not once, but up to three times a night at the low point of my addiction. Even with the unhealthy habit of binge watching a DVD I found on sale at a Wal-Mart, it got me through some the worst points in my life, and for that I will be forever greatful to Brian Lee O’Malley (author of the original graphic novels)

Although I first encountered the dorky Canadian through the media of film, the story was originally expressed as a graphic novel series (I warn you to make the distinction of the books being graphic novels instead of comics). Continue reading “12.09.16 [Fandom Friday] – Scott Pilgrim vs the World”

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