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  • Rifftrax announces worst movies of 2014

    Matthew Price | Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    Movie-mockers Rifftrax have announced their list of the Worst Movies of 2014, as chosen by their fans. Topping the list is “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” the reboot of the comics property created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. I reviewed the film for NewsOK, giving it 1 1/2 stars and calling...

  • Former 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' star celebrates Christmas with tweaked holiday tale

    By Matthew Price, Features Editor | Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Comic book characters celebrate holiday with new releases.

  • Christmas countdown 2014: Amazing Spider-Man #166

    Matthew Price | Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    In today’s Christmas countdown, we take a look back at a Spider-Man holiday tale from 38 years ago.  I first reviewed this one as part of my “2,011 in 2011″ comic-book challenge to read 2.011 comic books in the year 2011.  The comic has a cover date of March 1977, which means it was on […]

  • 1988 interview with 'Captain America' writer Mark Gruenwald

    Matthew Price | Published: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    Comics retailer Joe Field of Concord, Calif., shared this video from the archives in which he interviewed then-Captain America writer Mark Gruenwald in 1988. Here’s what Joe had to say: Back before Flying Colors Comics opened, when I was still working for KJOY-AM Radio and doing...

  • Christmas countdown 2014: Incredible Hulk 378

    Matthew Price | Published: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    With Christmas nearing, the Nerdage blog will take a look back at a few holiday comic-book stories.  I first reviewed “Incredible Hulk” #378 as part of my “2,011 in 2011″ comic-book challenge to read 2.011 comic books in the year 2011.  Writer Peter David and artist Bill Jaaska create a...

  • 1930s superheroes return in Oklahoman's novel

    By Matthew Price, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    “The Steel Ring” by Tulsa writer R.A. Jones features characters who first appeared in 1930s and were revived in 1990s.

  • WATCH: The Avengers assemble to sing Christmas carols

    Published: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    Thor, Iron Man, Captain America and the rest of the Avengers would like to wish you a merry Christmas. Mashable reports the superheroes sing holiday tunes thanks to a bit of splicing action by YouTuber James Covenant. Seriously, this song will Hulk smash away any Grinch-y...

  • Report: Mark Hamill to return as Trickster in 'Flash' TV show

    Matthew Price | Published: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

        According to a report from HitFix, Mark Hamill, best known as Luke Skywalker of “Star Wars,” will return to a role he first played in the 1990 “Flash” TV series.   He’ll play the Trickster on the 17th episode of the new series, “Flash” on CW, according to HitFix’s report....

  • Executive producer John Rogers set to launch 'The Librarians' with Oklahoma-raised star Christian Kane

    Matthew Price | Updated: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    Fans of Christian Kane, who grew up in Norman, can catch the multitalented singer and actor’s latest show starting at Sunday at 7 p.m. Central. “The Librarians” is an hourlong sci-fi series that continues the mythology from the trilogy of TV movies that starred Noah Wyle.  With Wyle...

  • Word Balloons: Flash and Arrow make faster friends on TV than in comics

    By Matt Price | Published: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    Word Balloons: Two DC Comics superheroes, Flash and Arrow, crossed over this week on television, but they’ve had limited interaction recently in the comics.



Assistant Features Editor Matt Price keeps you up with comic books, video games, action figures and other important news in film, television and geek culture