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  • "Supergirl" movie was released 30 years ago today

    Matthew Price | Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    The “Supergirl” movie starring Helen Slater hit theaters 30 years ago today, Nov. 21, 1984. American Comic Book Chronicles writes about the anniversary on Facebook, noting that DC’s publisher Jenette Kahn had given the OK for Supergirl to perish in “Crisis on Infinite Earths” prior to the film’s...

  • 'Best American Comics 2014' offers worthwhile sampler of the medium

    by Matthew Price, Features Editor | Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    WORD BALLOONS: Writer/artist Scott McCloud serves as editor for the “Best American Comics 2014” anthology.

  • Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival set for Historic Capitol Hill

    Matthew Price | Published: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    A two-day film festival to celebrate cinema and Latino culture will be held Nov. 14 and 15 at OCCC Capitol Hill Center located in 123 SW 25th St, OKC, OK 73109 . According to a news release, the festival will count with the presentation of a variety of features, documentaries, and short films, as...

  • Word Ballooons: Spider-Man's clone returns in dimension-spanning crossover

    By Matthew Price, Features Editor | Published: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Ben Reilly, Spider-Man’s clone who starred in the controversial “Clone Saga” of the 1990s, returns — in a way — in a new crossover

  • Rites set for award-winning animation writer-producer Larry Latham

    Matthew Price | Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    Rites have been set for Larry Latham, award-winning writer and director of animation, the Tulsa World reports. A celebration of life has been set for 11 a.m. Nov. 21 at Gilcrease Museum. Serenity Funerals and Crematory handled arrangements. The 1975 University of Oklahoma graduate and Oklahoma...

  • Guest post: The physics of Thor's hammer

    Matthew Price | Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    The following is a guest post by Professor Jim Kakalios, author of THE PHYSICS OF SUPERHEROES, who explains the possible physics behind Thor’s enchanted hammer, Mjolnir. The Physics of Mjolnir Jim Kakalios These are exciting days for physics, with several recent experimental observations...

  • Wizard World pop culture show comes to Tulsa

    By Matthew Price, Features Editor | Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Michael Rooker, Lou Ferrigno, Jason David Frank will be among celebrities on hand

  • Happy Halloween 2014!

    Matthew Price | Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Wishing everyone a safe and Happy Halloween!  Comics have a long history of Halloween-themed and other frightful covers.  You can check some out at Comic Seeker and Comics Alliance.  

  • Word Balloons: Batman highlights Halloween comic-book releases

    By Matthew Price, Features Editor | Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Word Balloons: Batman has gotten into the Halloween season with spooky comic-book releases.

  • Halloween Countdown: Zombies may represent our darkest fears

    Matthew Price | Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    What makes the zombie genre so popular?  On Halloween 2011, I took a look at that question in the pages of The Oklahoman.   For this year’s Halloween countdown, I’m re-presenting that archive story.    In the meantime, the zombie trend hasn’t abated: “The Walking Dead”...

  • Halloween countdown: Superhero costumes ruled 1966

    Matthew Price | Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

      Above is a vintage photo from the Associated Press from 1966 with popular superhero costumes of the day. Here’s the photo caption info: Comic strips come alive this Halloween as Batman, the Green Hornet, Superman and a host of other comic strip characters are getting geared up for a...

  • Marvel Event: Quick Thoughts

    Matthew Price | Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Marvel has announced its full slate of film programming for “Phase 3″ of its cinematic development. Here’s the lineup: May 6, 2016: Captain America: Civil War November 4, 2016: Doctor Strange May 5, 2017: Guardians of the Galaxy 2 July 28, 2017: Thor: Ragnarok November 3, 2017: Black Panther May...


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