Scott West - Writer and Assistant Editor

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Venom’ #16

    Posted Saturday, April 21st, 2012 09:30 am GMT -5
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    In ‘Venom’ #15, Flash (Venom) joined the Secret Avengers. As this issue opens, Venom is doing his Avengers duties and excorting the Human Fly to a holding facility. But, as has been the case with almost all of Venom’s journey’s so far, things go awry. As the story begins, the Human Fly is trying to […]

  • Jonathan Frid, The Original Barnabas Collins, Dead At Age 87

    Posted Thursday, April 19th, 2012 01:00 pm GMT -5
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    With less than a month before Tim Burton’s big screen adaptation of ‘Dark Shadows’, actor Jonathan Frid has passed away. According to Digital Spy, Frid died of natural causes at the Juravinski Hospital in Canada this past Friday the 13th. In the original television series of ‘Dark Shadows’, which ran from 1966-1971, Frid played the […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Green Lantern Corps’ #8

    Posted Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    In ‘Green Lantern Corps’ #6, John Stewart killed a fellow Green Lantern to protect sensitive secrets from falling into the hands of The Keepers. Last issue was a touching tale of the aftermath of that decision as John chose to take Lantern Kirrt’s body back to his family. However, in his official report to the Guardians, […]

  • Check Out The First Trailer For DC Nation’s ‘Beware The Batman’

    Posted Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Not counting all the awesome in-between snippets like ‘Plastic Man’ and ‘Teen Titans’, Cartoon Network’s DC Nation already has ‘Young Justice’ and ‘Green Lantern’. Next year, they will be adding another superhero to their comic-based lineup. Today, Cartoon Network unveiled the first, albeit brief, teaser trailer for their upcoming show ‘Beware the Batman’. Check it […]

  • Taylor Kitsch Wishes For Brooklyn Decker In New ‘Battleship’ Clip

    Posted Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 01:00 pm GMT -5
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    Despite derision from a lot of movie critics and filmgoers here in the states, the board game turned big-budget action flick ‘Battleship’ is doing extremely well in the overseas market. Until now, we’ve seen trailers that have highlighted the explosions and aliens (yes… aliens in a ‘Battleship’ movie). How about a clip that highlights one […]

  • Warner Brothers Wins Key Component In Superman Copyright Case

    Posted Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    The case between Warner Brothers and the estates of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster over exactly who owns the rights to the character of Superman has been raging for years. In 2008, it seemed as if there was the possibility that Warner Brothers, who in turn owns DC Comics, would lose the publishing rights to […]

  • Ralph Macchio Joins The Cast Of ‘Hitchcock’

    Posted Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Yes. You read that headline correctly. Ralph Macchio, the original Karate Kid, is the latest actor to be tapped for the upcoming ‘Hitchcock’ (formerly titled ‘Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho’). Since his stint as the Karate Kid, Macchio seemingly disappeared from the public eye but a quick glance as his filmography shows that […]

  • Julianne Moore May Be Playing Carrie’s Mother In The Upcoming Film Adaptation

    Posted Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 11:00 am GMT -5
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    In the first film adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘Carrie’ back in 1976, actress Piper Laurie played the role of Carrie’s insanely religious mother Margaret and did a bang-up job of it! Now that Columbia Pictures is going back for yet another adaptation of ‘Carrie’, who could fill Laurie’s psychotic shoes? Bloody Disgusting is reporting that they […]

  • ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Novel-Of-The-Movie Hits The Same Day As The Film

    Posted Monday, April 16th, 2012 10:54 pm GMT -5
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    Occasionally, when there’s a movie that you just can’t wait for, you get lucky that there’s a novelization of the film. Even better, the book version often releases before the actual film so you can get a head-start on the movie’s universe before it hit. And, if it’s a huge movie, the novel gives you […]

  • ‘The Hunger Games’ Takes #1 Spot Fourth Week In A Row

    Posted Monday, April 16th, 2012 02:45 pm GMT -5
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    Friday afternoon, early reports came in that the Farrelly Brothers’ ‘Three Stooges’ was in the lead at the box office, finally taking out Lionsgate’s juggernaut ‘The Hunger Games’. Between that news and word that ‘Battleship’ opened to the #1 spot overseas, I was beginning to think that Hell had frozen over and that maybe 2012 […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Green Lantern’ #8

    Posted Sunday, April 15th, 2012 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    At the end of ‘Green Lantern’ #7, both Sinestro and Hal Jordan had been captured by the Indigo Tribe. But to what purpose? Since even before DC’s New 52 relaunch, all readers have ever really learned of the Indigo Tribe is that their rings are powered by compassion, they don’t speak English, and their leader […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Deadpool’ #53 (Dead Pt. 4)

    Posted Sunday, April 15th, 2012 05:14 pm GMT -5
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    At the finale to ‘Deadpool’ #52, both Wolverine and Deadpool had been injected with the serum that negates mutant powers. Of course, this was Deadpool’s plan all along… well… at least his getting injected with it was. Wolverine was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Now that Deadpool’s healing factor is gone, […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Batman and Robin’ #8

    Posted Sunday, April 15th, 2012 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    In the aftermath of the final showdown with the assassin Nobody in ‘Batman and Robin’ #7, Bruce rushes to save his son’s life and afterwards deal with the consequences of his son’s actions over the past several issues… and especially Damien’s decision to kill Nobody in last issue’s shocking cliffhanger! The first half of this […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avenging Spider-Man’ #6

    Posted Sunday, April 15th, 2012 11:00 am GMT -5
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    So far with this series, Spider-Man has teamed up with his Avengers teammates the Red Hulk, Hawkeye, and Captain America. This issue, writers Greg Rucka and Mark Waid take over the title of ‘Avenging Spider-Man’ ignore the ‘Avengers’ angle for the first part of a cross-over with their own current titles…  ‘Punisher’ and ‘Daredevil’. As […]

  • The Cast And Crew Of ‘Walking Dead’ Drop Teasers For Season 3

    Posted Saturday, April 14th, 2012 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    The season finale of AMC’s zombie drama ‘The Walking Dead’ left fans clamoring for more. The final few moments of that episode revealed the first appearances of both the character Michonne, who is a fan favorite in the Image comic series, and the infamous prison that is home to the Governor. But, since the television […]