Fight Club 2 by Chuck Palahniuk

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“Ideas are real. We are not.”

— Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club 2

       Wait. What? Fight Club 2? II? As in T-W-O? When did that happen? Where was I? What was I doing? Don’t worry, buddy! You might not be the only one! Who else would’ve imagined that the classic masterpiece that is Fight Club would ever get a sequel in our lifetime? Chuck Palahniuk did. But this isn’t a novel. And it isn’t a movie either. Mr. Palahniuk wanted to explore new territories and bring his creative genes to the comic world. You heard me right. What we’ve got here are 10 comic issues, released at an almost monthly frequency, and all written by Chuck Palahniuk and illustrated by Cameron Stewart. When I first heard of the series, I jumped on the opportunity to collect every single issue and not wait one moment for the collected edition. Diving into each issue every month was fun at first, but the real problem that presented itself is how easily you could miss elements and forget others. Rereading the issues in one shot was the only key remedy to the situation, and if I’ve learned anything, it’s the best way to enjoy Fight Club 2. Continue reading