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  • Zombies refused to stay dead after 1950s ban in comics

    By Matthew Price Features Editor mprice@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Aug 28, 2015

    "The Walking Dead" comic issues, about the continuing aftermath of a zombie apocalypse, are among the best-selling indie comic books of the century and led to a TV series, and the companion series, "Fear the Walking Dead," debuted Sunday on AMC. This zombie success from the comics medium is all...

  • Throwback Thursday: The Superman-Batman team

    Matthew Price | Updated: 18 hr ago

    Superman at Batman are set to team in a live-action theatrical motion picture for the first time in next year's Batman vs. Superman: The Dawn of Justice. The two currently team up in the comic "Batman/Superman," but back in 2003, they hadn't been part of a regular team-up title with each other...

  • Marvel Comics adds 9th issue to Secret Wars event series

    Matthew Price | Updated: Wed, Aug 26, 2015

    Marvel has announced a new, ninth issue of its "Secret Wars" event by Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic.  The final issue is slated to go on sale in December.  Alex Ross will provide the cover. Here's the full release from Marvel:  It’s the story that has the whole world on the...

  • Local Comic Shop Day to be celebrated Nov. 28

    Matthew Price | Updated: Tue, Aug 25, 2015

    ComicsPRO has announced exclusive content for the new comic-shop celebration "Local Comic Shop Day," which will be held on Nov. 28.   Exclusive print runs of "Invader Zim" #1 and "Rick and Morty" #1 from Oni Press, as well as a variant of "Exodus: The Life After" will be available on...

  • Comic Collection Monday #14: Superman: Man of Steel #1 (1991)

    Matthew Price | Updated: Tue, Aug 25, 2015

    In today’s Comic Collection Monday, I'm taking a look at “Superman: Man of Steel” #1 with a cover date of July 1991. In Comic Collection Monday, I'll 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, whatever...

  • Report: Arrow star Stephen Amell impresses vs. Stardust in the ring at WWE SummerSlam

    Published: Mon, Aug 24, 2015

    The comic-book style battle that's been brewing on social media between actor Stephen Amell and wrestler Stardust finally came to blows at WWE’s SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday. Entertainment Weekly reports on the clash between Stephen Amell, who plays the Arrow on the CW show...

  • New 'Lois Lane' novel announced

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, Aug 24, 2015

    The sequel to "Lois Lane: Fallout" has been announced.  Author Gwenda Bond will return with "Lois Lane: Double Down," the second book in the series.  "Lois Lane is an icon, one of the most well-known and enduring figures in American pop culture--and for good reason,” said Bond in a...

  • Alfre Woodard tapped for Marvel's 'Luke Cage' Netflix series

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Aug 21, 2015

    Tulsa native Alfre Woodard is near a dealto star opposite Mike Colter ("Million Dollar Baby," TV's "The Good Wife") in Marvel's Netflix drama "Luke Cage," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The trade publication reports that Colter's character will be introduced in"Jessica Jones," the second...

  • George Miller may direct "Man of Steel" sequel?

    Published: Fri, Aug 21, 2015

    Today's DC Entertainment film rumor, as reported by Comic Book Resources, among others, is that Death of Superman Lives director John Schnepp has heard that Mad Max: Fury Road director George Miller will helm the Man of Steel sequel. This information was disclosed during a video interview with...

  • The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus coming to Tulsa

    Matthew Price | Updated: Fri, Aug 21, 2015

    Norman Reedus, star of "The Walking Dead," is set to appear at Wizard World Comic Con in Tulsa this fall. Reedus is known for his work in The Boondock Saints and Blade II, but is perhaps best-known for his role as Daryl Dixon in the AMC series "The Walking Dead." Reedus is scheduled to appear...



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