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Scott Pilgrim and the Infinite Sadness (Scott Pilgrim #3)

4.28 of 5 stars 4.28  ·  rating details  ·  22,657 ratings  ·  740 reviews
Ramona's third evil ex-boyfriend, Todd Ingram, is currently dating the former love of Scott Pilgrim's life! Envy Adams broke Scott's heart a year and a half ago. Now she and her evil art-rock band are back, and they're getting Scott's band to open a show two days from now! That's just enough time for Scott to fight Todd, keep Ramona happy, fend off demented ex-girlfriends, ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Fourth Estate (GB) (first published May 1st 2006)
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Nicolo Yu
My reread of Scott Pilgrim reaches to volume three which is in my opinion a high mark in the series.

Bryan Lee O'Malley flexed a lot of different muscles in creating this volume. It has at least two main arcs but I'm highlighting two: the first one was Scott Pilgrim's current battle with evil ex number three Todd Ingram; and the second story was a series of flashback that shows Scott and Envy Adams' love story and breakup that lead to the eponymous Infinite Sadness. If one would notice, O'Malley
Greta is Erikasbuddy
LOLZ!! Ok... checks it!! This isn't written by the author but he has a special sectiop in the back of this issue where his friends contributed scenes... and this REALLY helped me understand Canadians.

Ramona (American) - How come Canada has the queen on its money
Scott (Canadian) - Shh! Do you think it's easy being Britain's plaything?

Ramona: Plaything?

Scott: We do what that old lady wants. She says "jump" and we say "how high" and "should we smile wider?"
Ramona: This is so much crap, Scott

Nicholas Karpuk
Ever feel like a book is a little too specific to your interests? Scott Pilgrim's life is all music and old-school video games. I get the references consistently, and they're references I'm not used to seeing in stories.

O'Malley's storytelling style is perplexing in many regards. About 80% of the time it's a slice-of-life view of a Canadian loser in a band who's barely keeping things together in any aspect of his life.

The weirdness comes with the remaining 20%, where he engages in anime-style pa
Much better than book 2, IMHO, flowing more smoothly along the story, while still diving into various characters' lives. Really excellent use of the artwork to convey intensity and emotion. Certain scenes take on a gravity of their own, simply by using a variety of contrasts; things I didn't realize you could do with black and white in a comic. While I got completely lost about who had dated whom by the end, the very last page of the book is a relational diagram of the characters. Very awesome, ...more
Rating: 3 of 5

Scott Pilgrim & the Infinite Sadness offered more of the same that I enjoyed in Scott Pilgrim #1 and #2.

Fave quote, "She punched the highlights out of your hair!!"
AMAZING!!!. This was such a great graphic novel. I loved it even more then the second volume. The reason why I gave this a 4 star and was close to a 5 star is because it was kind of confusing seeing who dated which and what happened in the past. But overall this was such an AWESOME and KICKASS Graphic novel.
Harold Ogle
In reflecting back on this book, I am struck by how much of a soap opera it is (the back of this volume actually has an attempt to diagram all the relationships between the various characters, because it is so tangled), and yet I still found it very engaging. The book is both complicated enough to evoke real-life relationships and very, very silly. Some of it is clearly O'Malley making it up on the fly, but so much of the story is so madcap already that it doesn't suffer from it.

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I feel like this was nearly exactly the same as the first two. The art is decent, the jokes are good, but the story isn't really going anywhere in this one. We learn a little about Scott's past and Ramona's is hinted at, but other than that there's no character development.

The way it started off, I wondered if I had accidentally picked up Volume Four and missed something, but soon the plot got moving. The characters are hard to tell apart, especially from far away, but they're cutely drawn in a

Brendon Schrodinger
I think I found this volume the most awkward of the series. Suddenly we are introduced to the character of Envy, an ex girlfriend of Scott's who has since made it semi-big in some kind of music scene. And on every page it gets pointed out that she is a total bitch. Just in case we forgot from the last page.
Oh and conveniently Envy is connected to one of Ramona's ex boyfriends. Small world.

Scott get's a haircut.

So yeah. No change in my opinion of this series at all. This is the volume I enjoyed t
Okay, this is obviously too much different than the movie, I mean there are some events there but they're either in a different settings, different timings or different characters, but I'm enjoying it, and I kinda understand since they stuffed 6 volumes in a 2 hours movie, it'd have been tough.

Back to volume 3, the main focus is of course Natalie aka Envy, Scott's ex girlfriend, who comes back, and I'm kinda glad to know more about their story and the gradual change she went through. Scott's cha
Marcelo Sanchez
He leido los cinco primeros volumenes de Scott Pilgrim, y debo decir que este es el que más me gusta en terminos de historia.
En los tomos anteriores he visto a Scott recibiendo palizas y a Scott siendo... aweonao. Pero no lo he visto de una manera en la que podamos empatizar con el. Podemos apoyarlo, hacerle barra pero no tanía la profundidad suficiente para que quisieramos ser él. Por que la verdad, Scott es un personaje para mirar pero son los personajes secundarios quienes son para empatizar
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Adam Oster
Although I absolutely loved all the vegan jokes going on in this volume, I think it might be my least favorite of the books yet. That's not to mean that there isn't a ton to love about this one, between the super vegan powers, the vegan police, getting to finally know more about the history between envy and scott, as well as the battle between envy and ramona. There's giant hammers, extra lives, and a whole host of other imaginative, crazy things that make this a wonderful addition to the series ...more
In which Scott does battle with Ramona’s third Evil Ex-boyfriend: Todd, the stupid fucking vegan.

It’s kind of epic. For serious.
I don't even like graphic novels, but these are amazing. They make me happy for some reason.
Eric Mesa
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I read Scott Pilgrim in its original manga-sized, black and white form when it first came out. With the final volume of the color version coming out this year, I thought it would be a great time to revisit the story as well as looking at how the addition of color changes things. I’ll be exploring the story and themes volume by volume. This time, volume 3.

This volume is the culmination of all that’s come before – a lot of
Cassidy  Charles
O’Malley does a fantastic job of keeping the stakes up as the series progresses. Where volume 5 wrapped up, the score was Scott: 6, Evil Ex-Boyfriends: 0, with one more ex-boyfriend to go (Ramona dated a set of identical twins, separately).

One is led to believe that Scott is off the hook with this challenge, but then Gideon, Ramona’s most recent (and the most evil) ex-boyfriend, serves Scott with marching orders. The final battle will be epic.

I have full-faith that Scott Pilgrim will defeat Gide
The halfway point of the Scott Pilgrim series is where things start to get a little more complex. We’re still firmly on the “beat the evil exes to date Ramona” boss-battle rails, but in Scott Pilgrim and the Infinite Sadness, an evil ex of Scott’s shows up, as well. Despite the story getting a little deeper, I had a little more trouble getting into this one than I did the previous books.

At the end of the last volume, Ramona reveals that her next evil ex is Todd Ingram, who just happens to be the
This volume confused me in the beginning. Then I thought it was making sense again, but I was wrong. I just ended it all rather confused.

I was willing to accept it as a fantasy world, where Ramona can cross through dreams, and her evil ex-boyfriends, once defeated, turn into coins. Throwing in a save point, though, made it start to seem rather surreal. Am I to believe it's a fantasy world? A game parody? A.. a.. a story where they're all living _in_ a game?

But that's not really the part that con
Being the continuing saga of Canadian twenty-something slacker Scott Pilgrim, his friends and band mates, and his new girlfriend Ramona Flowers who has seven evil ex-boyfriends that Scott must fight to win her hand. Or, I dunno. Something like that.

In this volume, Scott encounters his old girlfriend Envy whom he is still obsessing over a year and a half after their epic break-up that may or may not have involved his getting a bad haircut. She's in town with her madly successful-and evil-alt roc
I really want to give this 4.5 stars, because while I loved the first two books equally, I think I loved this one a little bit more.

The thing I enjoy most about these graphic novels is that the characters seem so fully developed. Even those that barely garner a few pages of actual space in the novel (Lucas Lee, Wallace, that guy that knows *everybody* (including you)) feel like real, flesh and blood people. They have real quirks and complexities, and make me want to know more about them.

This vol
When we last left our favorite Canadian Hipster, he was trying to clean up after a few ex-girlfriends. In Volume 3 Scott Pilgrim vs. The Infinite Sadness, Scott’s dealing with the grand poobah of exGFs, Envy Adams.

Envy’s back in town toting a vegan boyfriend named Todd who also plays in her fabulously successful band, Clash at the Demonhead. She’s asked Sex Bob-omb, Scott’s band, to open for one of their shows.

A lot of this volume is spent in flashback, detailing how Envy and Scott met — their c
It's another winner in the Scott Pilgrim series! This series is so bizarre and hilarious and downright wacky - I put down every book I read from the series with a big goofy smile on my face. In this book, Scott has to take on Ramona's most evil ex-boyfriend yet, Todd...who happens to be dating and in a very successful band with SCOTT's evil ex-girlfriend, Envy. So it turns into a pretty awesome double-face-off between Scott and Todd and also Ramona and Envy. And there are a lot of flashback's to ...more
The characters and their relationships are getting a little deeper and the story as a whole is getting a little weirder, both of which I'm digging. Never got much of a feel for Envy, who, in spite of being the center of this book, never seemed to be much more than what the story needed her to be at any given moment. Unlike the mystery-of-Ramona arc of the series as a whole, this did not seem to be intentional. Still, excited to see where the series will go from here.
Jose Moran
An immediate continuation of Vol. 2, Scott and the band are backstage, after both his band and Envy's band (one is his exes) have finished. Tension runs high in this small room due to a lot of their relationships. Envy is dating one of Ramona's evil exes (Todd) and Knives showed up with her hair dyed and cut with one of Scott's friends. Todd turns out to be vegan, and has some intense Vegan superpowers.

Again, we get to see more flashbacks that explains how characters came to be and have the rel
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I really like Wallace and Ramona. Apart from that, this was just more of the same.
Federiken Masters
Hummm. Me gustaron las batallas, me gustaron los personajes nuevos, me gusta cada vez más el dibujo, me gusta hacia dónde va apuntando todo. Hasta me empecé a acostumbrar a la traducción asquerosamente española que tiene esta edición supuestamente argentina. Pero sin embargo siento que el tomo podría haber dado un poco más, como que renguea en algunas partes, y eso que ahora mismo no recuerdo qué. La cuestión es que es un muy buen libro pero redondeo para abajo de momento. La próxima procuraré e ...more
Gerran Walker
VEGAN POWERS! Great volume and the added color is an awesome touch.
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Bryan Lee O'Malley is a Canadian cartoonist. His first original graphic novel was Lost at Sea (2003), and he is currently working on (and best-known for) the six-volume Scott Pilgrim series (2004 to present). All of his graphic novels thus far have been published by Portland, Oregon-based Oni Press. He is also a songwriter and musician (as Kupek and formerly in several short-lived Toronto bands).
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