Scott West - Writer and Assistant Editor

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Green Lantern’ #11

    Posted Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    Talk about some major epic space opera! This issue opens on Sinestro, still under the power of the Indigo Tribe. Sinestro briefly flashes back to an early memory of himself and Hal battling the Manhunters. Then Sinestro’s willpower kicks in and he awakens. It seems as if Hal has convinced the Indigo Tribe to release […]

  • Sara Wayne Callies Says Lori Must Die On ‘The Walking Dead’

    Posted Monday, July 23rd, 2012 08:15 pm GMT -5
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    Recently, many of the creators and stars of ‘The Walking Dead’ (both the comic and the TV series) got together to celebrate the release of the 100th issue of Robert Kirkman’s ‘The Walking Dead’ comic. At that event, actress Sara Wayne Callies, who plays Lori Grimes on the AMC show, spoke about her ideas for […]

  • ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Looks To Be #1 2D Opening Ever

    Posted Monday, July 23rd, 2012 04:45 pm GMT -5
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    After a midnight opening garnering $30.6 million, Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ went on to rule the box office’s #1 spot over the past weekend. The estimated gross for the film is currently at $161.8 million. I say estimated because both Warner Brothers and Rentrack have chosen not to release official numbers until later […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Green Lantern Corps’ #11

    Posted Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    After Guy Gardner busted his pal John out of the hoosegow in ‘Green Lantern Corps’ #10, the Alpha Lanterns are none too pleased and there’s almost an all-out Green Lantern war brewing. As this issue opens, Guy, John, and Kilowog, and several other Lanterns are getting slammed by the Alpha Lanterns. It’s a losing battle […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Justice League’ #11

    Posted Saturday, July 21st, 2012 02:15 pm GMT -5
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    In the finale to ‘Justice League’ #10, new villain Graves proved himself to be quite a threat when he appeared aboard the JL watchtower and pretty much took down the entire league in one spirit-tossing memory-digging attack. You see… Graves travels with some sort of demonic spirits that have the power to incapacitate people by […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Fantastic Four’ #608

    Posted Saturday, July 21st, 2012 11:00 am GMT -5
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    After traveling to Wakanda, the home of the Black Panther, in ‘Fantastic Four’ #607, Reed Richards is finally beginning to learn the reason that his old friend T’Challa called on him. As the last issue closed, T’Challa (no longer the Black Panther, as that job has been passed off to his sister) brought Reed to […]

  • ‘Captain Marvel’ #1 Sells Out And Goes Back For A Second Printing

    Posted Friday, July 20th, 2012 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    This past week saw the release of ‘Captain Marvel’ #1. This issue featured the ex-Ms. Marvel, Carol Danvers, as she took up the mantle of Captain Marvel once held by her good friend Mar-Vell. While fan response to the issue was mixed, it generally veered towards the positive. There were comments like “Brilliant!” (IGN.com), “Fantastic!” […]

  • DC Claims They Already Bought 50% Of The Superman Rights For $600,000

    Posted Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    With Warner Brothers and DC Comics set to lose at least some of the rights to their flagship character, the battle for Superman rages on. A few months back, DC’s case took a step forward when a judge ruled that previously confidential documents were to be made public for use in the case. Those documents detailed […]

  • Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Confirms That He Might Be DC’s New Lobo

    Posted Monday, July 16th, 2012 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    DC Comics and Warner Brothers have been trying to get a Lobo movie off the ground for a while. When we last heard about it, ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth 2’ director Brad Peyton had been brought on to do script rewrites and to direct. Then news on the project dried up. Then […]

  • See The History Of The Batmobile Tonight On The CW

    Posted Monday, July 16th, 2012 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    This past weekend at the San Diego Comic-Con, Warner Brothers treated fans to a new half-hour documentary on the history of one of the most famous cars in history… the Batmobile. The special, titled aptly enough ‘The Batmobile’ was first shown on July 12th along with a display of all six film and television versions […]

  • New Critic TV Spots And Countdown Trailer For ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Feature New Footage

    Posted Monday, July 16th, 2012 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    This is it, bat-gang! ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, director Christopher Nolan’s conclusion to his Batman trilogy, swoops into theaters with midnight showings on Thursday and then an official opening this coming Friday the 20th. Other than Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’, this movie might be the biggest hyped superhero film of the year and DC Comics and […]

  • Marvel Movie Updates On Captain America And Thor Sequels, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Ant Man, And More From Comic-Con

    Posted Sunday, July 15th, 2012 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    Yesterday’s Marvel Pictures panel at the San Diego Comic-Con talked about three upcoming sequels (‘Iron Man 3’, ‘Thor 2’ and ‘Captain America 2’), the recently announced ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ movie, and the long-rumored Edgar Wright directed ‘Ant Man’. While they didn’t have much in the way of promo footage or art, Marvel did provide […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Venom’ #20

    Posted Sunday, July 15th, 2012 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Last month in ‘Venom’ #19, Flash was dealing with the consequences of revealing his Venom identity to his girl Betty Brant, all while trying to save his sister and mother from the attacks of the Crime-Master and his Savage Six. In the end, Betty is kidnapped and Flash races to check on his mother. Upon […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Swamp Thing’ #11

    Posted Saturday, July 14th, 2012 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Anton Arcane is back and is out to help The Rot take over the world! At the finale to ‘Swamp Thing’ #10, Abby Arcane had placed the Swamp Thing back in the swamp so that he could recover. As Swampy was recovering, Anton and his mutated un-men got the drop on Abby! Abby fights bravely […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Spider-Men’ #3

    Posted Saturday, July 14th, 2012 05:15 pm GMT -5
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    After the awesome showdown between Peter Parker and Miles Morales, the Spider-Men of two universes, in ‘Spider-Men’ #2, this issue takes us further down the rabbit hole. Sadly, what we find at the bottom isn’t good. Last issue, Peter and Miles had a brief (and hilarious) skirmish before Miles called in his S.H.E.I.L.D. pals to […]