We can’t POSSIBLY be the first person to point this out…are we???? While the SCOTT PILGRIM trailer briefly supplanting Justin Bieber as the most important topic on earth has been noted, Bieber’s uncanny resemblance to an animated manga character has not — or at least not on comic book message boards.
Also it should be noted that while we were prepping this graphic, our software kept crashing — have we made a cute joke or opened the gateway to another dimension of terror and woe?
• In other Scott Pilgrim news, CBR interviewed Bryan Lee O’Malley:
Have you started work on your first project post “Scott Pilgrim,” and can you give us any teases on what it might be?
I’ll never tell. If there’s one thing I’m learning, it’s to not tell anyone anything about what I’m doing. It just creates weird and false expectations.
How heavily involved have you been with the filming of “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World?”
I have been heavily involved since day one. If I wasn’t busy writing and drawing the comic books, I think they would have had me working on the movie full-time. They really like my brain.
BUT, O’Malley also tweeted:
soon you will feel like a loser for ever having liked scott pilgrim and you will curse my name and rue the day etc etc
If O’Malley is somehow responsible for the Bieber-verse leaking into our own reality, then his name shall indeed be cursed.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.