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  • Report: Dark Knight 3 is in the works from DC Comics

    Matthew Price | Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Writer Brian Azzarello is working with writer/artist Frank Miller for a second sequel to the smash-hit Batman tale from the 1980s: The Dark Knight Returns. “For the past six months, I’ve been working with Frank Miller to bring the next chapter in the ‘Dark Knight’ to light,” Azzarello said at...

  • Word Balloons: Five suggestions to read before 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

    By Matthew Price, Features Editor | Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Word Balloons: The villain of Joss Whedon’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” was introduced in the comics in 1968.

  • Worst to best: Every Marvel Studios movie ranked

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    We're taking a look at the best and worst the Marvel Cinematic Universe has to offer.

  • California scheming: Ultron vs the West Coast Avengers

    Matthew Price | Published: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    Today’s post looks at two times that the robotic villain Ultron faced off against the Marvel Comics heroes of the West Coast Avengers. I asked Dean Compton of The Unspoken Decade to share some thoughts about Ultron in the lead up to “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”  The second  “Avengers”...

  • First American edition of Geof Darrow's Bourbon Thret coming from Dark Horse Comics

    Matthew Price | Published: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    Next year, Dark Horse Comics will bring Geof Darrow’s “Bourbon Thret” to the U.S.  The graphic novel features the introduction of Darrow’s chainsaw-wielding Shaolin Cowboy. The book will be printed in the same oversized format used for the recently released “Shaolin Cowboy: Shemp Buffet”...

  • Former Oklahoman Farel Dalrymple among nominees for comics' Eisner Awards

    Matthew Price | Published: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    Former Oklahoma resident Farel Dalrymple as among the nominees for the 2015 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards.  The writer/artist was nominated for the graphic novel “The Wrenchies” in the category “Best Publication for Teens.” The top nominees this year were Marvel’s Ms. Marvel, DC’s...

  • A look back at Captain Planet on Earth Day

    Matthew Price | Published: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    It’s Earth Day, and what superhero better embodies the holiday than Captain Planet?  What some may not know is that the co-creator of the hero is from Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. The following is an excerpt of an interview with Barbara Pyle from an April 2011 interview in The Oklahoman, timed to...

  • Brian K. Vaughn's We Stand on Guard set for July; to appear on cover of May Previews magazine

    Matthew Price | Published: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    A new sci-fi tale from “Saga” creator Brian K. Vaughan is solicited in the May Previews from Diamond Comics Distributors. Items in the catalog are set for release beginning in July. Here’s how Diamond describes the series, which is featured on the front cover of the magazine: Canadians fight to...

  • Daredevil to return for season 2 on Netflix

    Matthew Price | Published: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    I’d call this good news for anybody who likes darker-hued superhero fiction.  Marvel’s Daredevil will return to Netflix in 2016 with a new season. Details below from Netflix: Netflix is confirming a second season of Marvel’s Daredevil that will premiere in 2016. Doug Petrie (Buffy the...

  • Thousands dress as DC Comics superheroes worldwide in attempt to set world record

    Matthew Price | Published: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    Fans of Superman, Batman and more dressed as their favorite characters on Saturday, April 18, in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as DC Comics Super Heroes. According to a news release, in a 24-hour period, thousands of fans gathered around the...



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