The highly anticipated new standalone graphic novel from Bryan Lee O’Malley, author and artist of the  bestselling Scott Pilgrim graphic novel series, comes out in 2 WEEKS! (July 15th in North America, from Ballantine Books / Random House)

We rarely recommend books or graphic novels here on Aggressive Comix but this is a special occasion. We know how many people have a huge adoration for Scott Pilgrim Vs The World and, I for one, am terribly excited about the release of his new graphic novel.

Also I recently asked him if he would be at this years New York Comic Con to promote his book and he got back to me:

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So there you go folks. He will in fact be at this years NYCC with his new book. Hopefully the lines don’t go for miles. I mean, I’ll be in them regardless but still.  For  information on the book’s release for those of you outside of the US:

In the UK, it’s being published by SelfMadeHero on the 14th of August!

Debolsillo has a Spanish version coming out this month (July)!

French and Italian editions are coming in October!

Portuguese (Brazil) edition coming in December!

Russian version coming soon! Date TBA!

Plot: Katie’s got it pretty good. She’s a talented young chef, she runs a successful restaurant, and she has big plans to open an even better one. Then, all at once, progress on the new location bogs down, her charming ex-boyfriend pops up, her fling with another chef goes sour, and her best waitress gets badly hurt. And just like that, Katie’s life goes from pretty good to not so much. What she needs is a second chance. Everybody deserves one, after all—but they don’t come easy. Luckily for Katie, a mysterious girl appears in the middle of the night with simple instructions for a do-it-yourself do-over:

1. Write your mistake
2. Ingest one mushroom
3. Go to sleep
4. Wake anew

And just like that, all the bad stuff never happened, and Katie is given another chance to get things right. She’s also got a dresser drawer full of magical mushrooms—and an irresistible urge to make her life not just good, but perfect. Too bad it’s against the rules. But Katie doesn’t care about the rules—and she’s about to discover the unintended consequences of the best intentions.

From the mind and pen behind the acclaimed Scott Pilgrim series comes a madcap new tale of existential angst, everyday obstacles, young love, and ancient spirits that’s sharp-witted and tenderhearted, whimsical and wise.

“In Seconds, Bryan Lee O’Malley plays the angst of youth against the fabric of a larger epic. In doing so, he enriches both. A great ride!”—Guillermo del Toro

“Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Seconds is adorable, haunting, funny, and beautiful. A perfect recipe for a great graphic novel.”—Scott McCloud, author of Understanding Comics



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