The weekend is right here, and so too is Weekend Studying 174! As traditional, The Beat elite will probably be spending our weekend inside Stately Beat Manor, misplaced in a superb ebook. What’s going to you be paging by this weekend? The Beat desires to listen to from you! Tell us within the remark part.
AJ FROST: Noah Van Sciver’s Paul Bunyan: The Invention of an American Legend.
TAIMUR DAR: After Netflix unveiled the trailer for the upcoming Scott Pilgrim Takes Off anime, I now have the urge to revisit the unique Bryan Lee O’Malley comics. I don’t assume I’ve correctly learn them in over a decade, not less than not for the reason that Edgar Wright movie was launched. I undoubtedly haven’t learn the editions coloured by Nathan Fairbairn which because it occurs can be found on comiXology. So I’ll be diving into some Scott Pilgrim this weekend.
AVERY KAPLAN: Arising with my very own studying selections is tough, and I’ve received incoming rain to fret about. So as an alternative of fussing about and developing with my very own studying selections, I’ll simply steal some re-reading ideas from A.J. and Taimur! First up will probably be Joseph Smith and the Mormons by Noah Van Sciver. Then it’s on to Scott Pilgrim by Edgar Wright with colour by Nathan Fairbairn.
DEAN SIMONS: I stumbled throughout My Elegant Yokai Condominium Life earlier this week and have been shortly drawn into the lives of Yushi and the residents of Kotobuki Manor. Waka Miyama’s manga skillfully adapts the sunshine novels of the identical title by Hinowa Kouzuki. The interpretation on quantity 1 is by Adam Hirsch. The premise: orphaned scholar Yushi Inaba is about to begin highschool when the dorm he was going to reside in burns down. Unable to afford wherever else he’s provided Kotobuki Manor, which seems to be a tenement neighborhood of ghosts, spirits, paranormal creatures, and a few uncommon people. Completely charming stuff.
CY BELTRAN: Similar to Taimur, I used to be additionally impressed by the trailer for the brand new Scott Pilgrim anime to take a look at the unique Bryan Lee O’Malley comics. In contrast to Taimur, I’ve by some means by no means learn them, so I went and located all 6 of the coloured editions on Hoopla (with nice colours by Nathan Fairbairn), and I plan on making my means by these over the following couple of days. Additionally, Cujo. Reaaaalllly attempting to complete Cujo.
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