Cult Movies

Cult Movie Essentials: Black Scorpion II – Aftershock

Black Scorpion II: Aftershock, also known as Black Scorpion II: Ground Zero, is a 1997 comedy-action film starring Joan Severance as a crime fighting superhero. Roger Corman was the executive producer.

Darcy Walker is a police detective in Angel City, a fictionalized version of Los Angeles. Her secret identity is the Black Scorpion, acomic book style vigilante. The Black Scorpion does not have any super powers but, like Batman, she fights for justice using a combination of martial arts and advanced technology, including her high-tech car, the Scorpionmobile. The film’s exaggerated characters and unrealistic events are portrayed with a humorous camp aesthetic.

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