Scott West - Writer and Assistant Editor

  • Comic Book Review: ‘The Flash Annual’ #1

    Posted Thursday, August 30th, 2012 01:03 pm GMT -4

    Continuing shortly after the events of ‘The Flash’ #12, this annual edition gives us the origin of the Rogues. When DC rebooted their universe with the New 52, Flash’s Rogues were changed from being weapon-based villains to actually having super powers. I just assumed it was a new spin on the old material. This issue […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘The Flash’ #12

    Posted Monday, August 27th, 2012 05:00 pm GMT -4

    In ‘The Flash’ #11, our hero had rounded up and captured the Rogues Heatwave and Capt. Cold. However, on their way to prison, Gold’s sister Glider showed up and appeared to be busting the villains out. Oh boy! This is sure to turn out bad for the Flash! As this issue opens, Glider reveals that […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superman’ #12

    Posted Monday, August 27th, 2012 02:00 pm GMT -4

    In the pages of ‘Superman’ #11, Superman had responded to an attack at a secret Russian laboratory. In the lab, Supes discovered that the Russians had found a portal to another world and had brought through some sort of alien Predator-like creature. When Superman attempts to stop whatever is going on, the creature attacks the […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘All-Star Western’ #12

    Posted Saturday, August 25th, 2012 03:12 pm GMT -4

    In ‘All-Star Western’ #11, the followers of the Crime Bible had captured Jonah Hex, Amadeus Arkham, and Tallulah Black and were planning on torturing and killing them. Yet somehow Miss Black escaped and was running free somewhere in their compound. Oh boy! This is going to get messy, isn’t it? This issue kicks off with […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Venom’ #23

    Posted Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 06:09 pm GMT -4

    ‘Venom’ #22 marked the end of Rick Remender’s run on this wonderful title. Now Cullen Bunn, who’s been co-writing the book with Remender for several months, steps up to the full-time scripter. So can Bunn’s solo stuff work as well as what Remender’s been able to do with the character? Sadly, not if this issue is […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ #692

    Posted Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 02:08 pm GMT -4

    Okay… so depending on what you read or know of history, August may or may not be the actual release date of the classic ‘Amazing Fantasy’ #15 (featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man). Sure… the book’s cover says August and some comic historians say that the actual date was August 10th, 1962 but, as any […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Green Lantern’ #12

    Posted Saturday, August 18th, 2012 04:57 pm GMT -4

    After the gloriously creepy return of Black Hand in the pages  of ‘Green Lantern’ #11, Hal and Sinestro find themselves teleported to Earth and into the middle of a creepy zombie apocalypse as this issue begins. In the process of their teleportation, Hal and Sinestro have inadvertently delivered The Book of the Black directly into […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #691

    Posted Saturday, August 18th, 2012 01:40 pm GMT -4

    In the closing pages of ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #690, a large portion of the staff of Horizon Labs had been transformed into lizards. Meanwhile the real Lizard was walking around in a the human guise of Curt Connor as he frantically tries to regain his reptilian form. Spider-Man has been advised by Madame Web to return […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Green Lantern Corps’ #12

    Posted Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 09:00 pm GMT -4

    After ‘Green Lantern Corps’ #11 ended in an all out war between the Green Lantern Corps and the Alpha Lanterns (with a giant Manhunter abomination tossed into the mix), this issue doesn’t give you time to breathe as it opens right in the middle of said battle. With all factions of the battle slinging green […]

  • ‘Kick Ass 2’ Gets A Release Date And Some New Cast Members

    Posted Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Just days ago, Donald Faison (‘Scrubs’) was added to the cast of Mark Millar’s ‘Kick Ass 2’ as Dr. Gravity, as was Yancy Butler who will reprise her role as Red Mist’s mother. Now, Deadline reports that the superhero parody, officially subtitled ‘Balls to the Wall’ has a release date of June 28, 2013. With barely […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Batman And Robin’ #12

    Posted Sunday, August 12th, 2012 02:00 pm GMT -4

    In the final pages of ‘Batman and Robin’ #11, the Dynamic Duo were having a showdown with Terminus and his gang of mangled misfits in the middle of Gotham City. In an unusual twist, Terminus had manipulated Batman into showing his face in broad daylight for a change with the idea that Batman needed to […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Batman’ #12

    Posted Sunday, August 12th, 2012 11:09 am GMT -4

    Now ‘Court of Owls’ storyline has wound down with ‘Batman’ #11, we’re treated to a sort of mini-epilogue that ties into some of the events of that tale while introducing new elements. The story picks up with Batman nowhere in sight. Instead, we’re introduced to Harper and Cullen. The pair are a brother and sister […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Spider-Men’ #4

    Posted Saturday, August 11th, 2012 09:39 pm GMT -4

    Peter Parker is still trying to come to grips with the fact that he’s somehow slipped into an alternate universe where their world’s Peter Parker is dead, a new kid has picked up the Spidey mantle, and probably strangest of all… the entire world knows that Peter is Spider-Man. At the end to ‘Spider-Men’ #3, […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Scarlet Spider’ #8

    Posted Saturday, August 11th, 2012 05:46 pm GMT -4

    At the finale to ‘Scarlet Spider’ #7, Kaine had broken into Roxxon Corporation to try and find the truth behind whatever CEO David Walsh is hiding concerning one of the company’s off-shore drilling rigs. But, before Kaine can get anything out of Walsh, the superhero crimefighting team called The Rangers shows up thinking that Kaine […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Venom’ #22

    Posted Saturday, August 11th, 2012 10:00 am GMT -4

    Flash Thompson’s had a rough year. He’s had both friends and family die, joined the Secret Avengers, lied to the same team about his addiction to the Venom symbiote, and completely ruined his relationship with Betty Brant. In the final pages of ‘Venom’ #21, Flash had decided to come clean with his Secret Avengers teammates […]