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  • Word Balloons: 'Batman' team caps five-year run

    BY MATTHEW PRICE  Features Editor mprice@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Apr 29, 2016

    Writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo have kept "Batman" one of DC Comics' best-selling titles for nearly five years. Now, with this week's issue No. 51, the team will step away from the title, with a final issue that is a bit of a Batman farewell tour, looking again at some of the key...

  • Three recommended reads for National Superhero Day

    Matthew Price | Updated: Thu, Apr 28, 2016

    April 28 is “National Superhero Day,” which is said to have been created by Marvel Comics employees in 1995.  While it’s not the worldwide celebration that next Saturday’s Free Comic Book Day will be, it’s always fun to talk about superheroes.  Here are three recommended superhero...

  • Comic Collection Monday #36: JLA #5 (1997)

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, Apr 25, 2016

      In today's Comic Collection Monday, I’ll take a look at “JLA” #5, with a publication date of May 1997. In Comic Collection Monday, each Monday, I post the cover of a comic book from my collection, along with a brief note about the issue – what I thought about it, where I got it,...

  • Video: Psylocke takes on Beast and Wolverine returns in final 'X-Men: Apocalypse' trailer

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, Apr 25, 2016

    Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) leads a young band of X-Men in a fight to save the world, Psylocke (Oklahoma City native Olivia Munn) does battle with Beast (Nicholas Hoult), and Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) gets his claws into the action in the final trailer for "X-Men: Apocalypse," which debuted today....

  • Monday Catchy Quote No. 411

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, Apr 25, 2016

    A catchy quote from a movie, TV show or other source to brighten the beginning of your week: Charles: Just because someone stumbles and loses their path, doesn't mean they're lost forever. - Click here to learn the source.

  • Word Balloons: New book investigates reporter Lois Lane

    BY MATTHEW PRICE Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com  | Updated: Thu, Apr 21, 2016

    "Investigating Lois Lane: The Turbulent History of the Daily Planet's Ace Reporter," a new book by Tim Hanley, looks at the character through her many incarnations.

  • Teen returns Thor's wallet, gets $10,000 reward

    Published: Wed, Apr 20, 2016

    Even Thor needs a hero sometimes. When Australian actor Chris Hemsworth left his wallet in a Los Angeles restaurant, 17-year-old Tristin Budzyn-Baker came to his rescue, USA TODAY reports.

  • Comic Collection Monday #35: Green Lantern #3 (1990)

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, Apr 18, 2016

    In today's Comic Collection Monday, I’ll take a look at “Green Lantern” #3, with a publication date of August 1990. In Comic Collection Monday, each Monday, I post the cover of a comic book from my collection, along with a brief note about the issue – what I thought about it, where I got it,...

  • 'Batman: The Killing Joke' animated movie receives R rating

    Published: Fri, Apr 15, 2016

    Batman: The Killing Joke isn’t kidding around. Warner Bros’. direct-to-video animated film based on the notorious Alan Moore comic has been rated R, the studio’s home entertainment division tells EW exclusively. The Killing Joke marks the first film in the DC Universe Original Movie franchise...

  • 'Knight' of the Panther

    By Matthew Price Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Apr 15, 2016

    The Black Panther, a longtime popular Marvel character, is set to make more appearances in the future.



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