THE SUPERHERO WITHIN IS A VERY SPECIAL MEMOIR
It’s the story of a long-time comic book fan whose own life has featured many of the sensationalized elements of the genre he’s always loved, including:
Betrayal, murder, scandal, love, sex, rebirth and tragedy.
Each Chapter of the memoir relates a famous comic book character or story to specific moments of his life. The lessons learned during a lifetime of reading about superheroes help impact his reality in more ways than one.
Along the way readers will hear tales of a tragic murder, failed love, drunken debauchery, serving in the United States Army, attending the Joe Kubert School, working for DC Comics, a first-hand account of being in midtown Manhattan on 9/11, and insider knowledge of the comic book scandal known as “Compgate,” along with many other heartbreaking and thrilling moments.
A unique and engrossing tale of a man who overcomes the adversity in his life to find
The Superhero Within.
About the Author
Scott Young has been developing stories and original characters since he first fell in love with comic books at age 10. Despite a few detours over the years, he has never stopped creating his unique vision and now focuses solely on writing.
He is a United States Army Veteran and attended two prestigious art schools, Pratt Institute and The Joe Kubert School. Scott has also worked as a Production Artist for DC Comics.
He has a nomadic heart, moving over 20 times in his life and never settling down for too long. Currently, he resides in Lehighton, Pennsylvania where he spends his days creating new and exciting worlds.
Disabled with permanent nerve damage in his right arm since 2010, Scott strives to be creative everyday despite his limitations.