Scott West - Writer and Assistant Editor

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Detective Comics’ #4

    Posted Sunday, December 11th, 2011 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Batman continues his battle with the cohorts of the demented Dollmaker. The Dollmaker’s plan is to sell mutilated bodies and replicas to rich and presumably perverse people. I mean… who wants a dead Joker replica, really? The latest conquest on the Dollmaker’s agenda is...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avenging Spider-Man’ #2

    Posted Sunday, December 11th, 2011 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    Marvel’s modern spin on the classic ‘Marvel Team-Up’ title continues the pairing between Spider-Man and the Red Hulk. When last we saw the unlikely Avengers pair in ‘Avenging Spider-Man’ #1, they were trapped beneath New York City. More precisely, they were trapped...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Venom’ #10

    Posted Saturday, December 10th, 2011 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Flash Thompson may not be Spider-Man but, as Venom, he seems to have some of that trademark Parker luck. ‘Venom’ #9 ended with Flash finally hearing the dying words of his father through a letter that his dad left behind. This issue begins with Flash and his girlfriend, Betty,...
  • New ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Poster Hints At The End Of Batman

    Posted Saturday, December 10th, 2011 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    There’s been speculation of whether writer/director Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dark Knight’ franchise should continue after the final film, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, without the director or it’s star (Christian Bale). Other rumors have been circulating that Nolan actually...
  • ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Poster Released And Andrew Garfield Swinging By A Thread

    Posted Saturday, December 10th, 2011 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    There hasn’t been much from the set of director Mark Webb’s ‘Amazing Spider-Man’. We’ve seen a little bit of stunt work and some images of star Andrew Garfield in a pseudo-Spidey get-up. It’s not official scenes or anything, but the first real poster for ‘Amazing...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Swamp Thing’ #4

    Posted Saturday, December 10th, 2011 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Young William Arcane is a boy who is so allergic to chlorophyll (the stuff that makes plants green) that contact with it could kill him in a matter of minutes. Because of that, William has lived his entire life trapped in a medical bubble. At the facility where William lived,...
  • Captain America And Wolverine Monster Trucks To Appear In 2012

    Posted Saturday, December 10th, 2011 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Marvel announced yesterday that monster truck fans will have two more Marvel superhero trucks added to the lineup that already includes Spider-Man and two different Iron Man trucks. In early 2012, new Captain America and Wolverine trucks will join the monster truck ranks. Created...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #675

    Posted Friday, December 9th, 2011 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Continuing where ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #674 left off, Spidey and his ex-girlfriend (and police officer) Carlie Cooper are investigating a string of mysterious robberies. These robberies have all taken place in high rise buildings where the crooks entered from outside of the...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Animal Man’ #4

    Posted Friday, December 9th, 2011 06:30 pm GMT -4 by
    When we last left Buddy Baker (aka Animal Man), he and his daughter Maxine were inside the strange realm of The Red, and Buddy was fighting a losing battle against the three demons of The Rot. Back in the real world, Baker’s wife, Ellen, and son had unknowingly been abducted...
  • Free Comic Book Day Announces Silver Level Comic Books

    Posted Friday, December 9th, 2011 03:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Last week, the folks at Free Comic Book Day announced the Gold Level comic books that they will be giving away for FCBD 2012. Today, the Silver Level books hit their site. This list is much larger than the Gold list, but because they’re Silver level and often smaller companies,...
  • James Cameron Is Being Sued For Stealing The Idea That Brought Us ‘Avatar’

    Posted Friday, December 9th, 2011 12:56 am GMT -4 by
    James Cameron on the set of 'Avatar' Writer/director James Cameron is being sued for allegedly stealing the idea for his sci-fi epic ‘Avatar’. Surprisingly, it’s not the writer of ‘Dances with Wolves’ that’s doing the suing (although Cameron’s movie is so...
  • Viral Marketing For ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Reveals Mysterious Documents And A Countdown Clock

    Posted Thursday, December 8th, 2011 09:30 pm GMT -4 by
    One of the most brilliant moves that Christopher Nolan and crew masterminded in the marketing for ‘The Dark Knight’ was a viral marketing campaign that included clues, 20+ fake websites, and culminating with custom cellphones and Joker cards in birthday cakes. The stunt had...
  • Should The ‘Dark Knight’ Movies Continue Without Bale And Nolan?

    Posted Thursday, December 8th, 2011 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Gary Oldman as Commissioner Jim Gordon It’s been made clear by writer/director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale that ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ is their last Batman film. ‘Dark Knight Rises’, which releases next summer, is the final chapter in Nolan’s trilogy...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Action Comics’ #4

    Posted Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    At the end of ‘Action Comics’ #3, the alien Brainiac had taken over the Metal Zero suit with John Corben inside it. With the military compound in chaos, Lex Luthor is attempting to flee the scene while trying desperately to contact Brainiac. Meanwhile, robotic auto manufacturing...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Voltron’ #1

    Posted Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Voltron. For many of us who grew up in the 80s, the name conjures images of epic space battles between robotic lions and monstrous alien robeasts. And, while I’m sure the epic battles will eventually appear, Dynamite Entertainment’s new ‘Voltron’ series brings the aliens,...