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Fight Club 2 is a graphic novel sequel to the novel Fight Club. The comic is being written by original author Chuck Palahniuk and illustrated by Cameron Stewart (Batman and Robin, Seaguy). The book was published by Darkhorse Comics as as a 10 issue maxiseries, with the first issue debuting on April 8, 2015.

The story takes place 10 years after the events of the novel and starts off from the submerged perspective of Tyler Durden as he observes the day-to-day tedium of life of the previously unnamed narrator (here called Sebastian). Oblivious, and now in a run-aground marriage with a bored Marla Singer (with whom he as a young son); Tyler manages to stage a comeback and kidnaps Sebastian's son, dragging him back into the world of Mayhem.

A third comic book, Fight Club 3, was released in 2019.


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  • Anything That Moves: Tyler has slept with men and women in Rize or Die to gain their allegiance.
  • Babies Make Everything Better: Averted. Sebastian and Marla have had a child together and their marriage is still on the rocks.
  • Bed Trick: Tyler tries to have sex with Marla when she assumes it's Sebastian. She is not at all pleased by it.
  • Black Comedy
  • Dark Messiah: Tyler Durden, who is literally Satan. His more humble motivations in the novel and film prequels are now to explicitly purge the Earth of "snowflakes" (read: anyone who isn't a macho hypocrite).
  • Death of the Author: Invoked. The entire last chapter is an ode to the concept itself - after suffering writer's block, writing himself into a corner, and getting mocked by his fellow writers for his pretentiousness, Chuck gives up, just as a horde of angry fans show up, displeased with the cop-out ending and how Tyler has been depicted. Chuck throws in the towel and writes an ending where everyone is happy - the fans who didn't want Jack/Sebastian and his family dead rescue Jack's family and cancel the apocalypse, movie-only fans and fans who think Tyler is a straight hero ALSO save Tyler, movie-favorite Bitch-Tit Bob is revived, Chuck's friends find the meta twist decent, and Chuck gets to impart his anti-populist wisdom on a crowd, and Tyler gets Chuck to write him a Deus ex Machina from a throwaway line to continue his rampage... followed by Tyler literally killing Chuck.
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  • Happily Married: Averted. Sebastian is doped up to his eyeballs in pharmaceuticals to keep Tyler buried in his subconscious, and Marla is bored and yearns for the wild man her husband used to be to the point that she deliberately tampers with his medication to bring back Tyler.
  • Henpecked Husband: What Sebastian has now become.
  • In the Blood: Sebastian's son develops a talent for homebrew chemistry similar to Tyler's abilities at making homemade explosives.
  • Mind Screw: Becomes like this halfway through the comic when characters start contacting Fight Club author Palahniuk on what to do next in the story. Reality and fiction appears to co-exist.
  • No Name Given: Averted to an extent. The protagonist now goes by the name of Sebastian, though it's implied to be him changing his name.
  • Rage Against the Author: Tyler belittles Chuck the entire way through culminating in killing him.

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