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Bryan Lee O'Malley - "Seconds: A Graphic Novel" out TODAY (15/7/2014)

Old 07-15-14, 09:30 AM
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Bryan Lee O'Malley - "Seconds: A Graphic Novel" out TODAY (15/7/2014)

I'm surprised there's not a thread for this already.

From the author of the Scott Pilgrim series:


Seconds is a complex and novelistic stand-alone story about a young restaurant owner named Katie who, after being visited by a magical apparition, is given a second chance at love and to undo her wrongs. Fans new and old will love O'Malley's bold and quirky style infused with his subtle, playful humour.


I'm going to pick up my copy at lunch time. Anyone else excited about this one?
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Old 07-15-14, 11:15 AM
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Re: Bryan Lee O'Malley - "Seconds: A Graphic Novel" out TODAY (15/7/2014)

I figure I'll order it later this week.
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I'm vaguely interested; i'll be interested in the opinions of people here before deciding to get it or not.
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Old 07-15-14, 04:25 PM
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Re: Bryan Lee O'Malley - "Seconds: A Graphic Novel" out TODAY (15/7/2014)

I read the first couple chapters. I'm digging it.
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Re: Bryan Lee O'Malley - "Seconds: A Graphic Novel" out TODAY (15/7/2014)

I think I'm the one person here who's never read a panel of his work or seen the movie (s?).
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Re: Bryan Lee O'Malley - "Seconds: A Graphic Novel" out TODAY (15/7/2014)

Definitely looking forward to this, but haven't purchased it yet.
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Re: Bryan Lee O'Malley - "Seconds: A Graphic Novel" out TODAY (15/7/2014)

Amazon actually delivered mine early so I'm about a third into it. It's no Scott Pilgrim but it is very enjoyable. I'd also recommend Lost At Sea if your a fan of his work.
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Old 08-08-14, 02:22 PM
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Re: Bryan Lee O'Malley - "Seconds: A Graphic Novel" out TODAY (15/7/2014)

I picked this up yesterday. It's a good read, but...

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I felt like Katie just comes off as a female version of Scott Pilgrim, someone who's never quite grown up and taken responsibility for themselves. The boyfriend who is crucial to the 2nd half of the book is barely there for the first. The end comes too quickly and it comes off like O'Malley realized he had 20 pages to tie everything up and crammed a happy ending in.
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