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  • Star Wars Day: Guinness World Records celebrates Star Wars Day

    Matthew Price | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Curious about “Star Wars” records?  Guinness World Records sent over the following information from its archives about records held by the “Star Wars” franchise for May 4, “Star Wars Day.” From Guinness World Records: Largest fortune made from a film franchise Rather than taking a director’s...

  • Star Wars Day: Comics Artist's Editions, micro packs coming from IDW-Marvel partnership

    Matthew Price | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    IDW and Marvel are teaming up to bring “Star Wars” to two new formats via IDW Publishing.   For the high-end collector, Artist’s Editions, oversized collections scanned from the original art, are on the way.  And for younger fans, Micro Collectors Fun Packs, which contain a...

  • Star Wars Day: 4 recommended comics reads for May 4th

    Matthew Price | Updated: 3 hr ago

    Want to check out the world of “Star Wars” comics but don’t know where to start?  Below are four of my favorites that may be worth a look to celebrate “Star Wars Day.”  May the Fourth be with you! Star Wars #1 (Marvel, 2015) The “Star Wars” license came back to Marvel with a bang […]

  • Star Wars Day: Captain Phasma revealed by Vanity Fair

    Matthew Price | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Vanity Fair has revealed Captain Phasma as part of its Star Wars coverage.  The photo of Gwendoline Christie is part of the magazine’s special focus on Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  More info (and possible spoilers of a sort) according to the magazine: Here, in the final Annie...

  • Star Wars Day: Star Wars Card Trader offering free digital pack

    Matthew Price | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    If you play the Star Wars Card Trader game/app via iOS or Android, you could get a free rare pack today. Topps Digital tweeted: “Post a pic on #MayThe4th in @starwars gear from 10-5pm ET holding the app or Topps SW cards. Tag #SWCT, add your fan name & get a FREE PACK.” The free […]

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron real-time sales infographic

    Matthew Price | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Retale, an app that connects shoppers with retailers, has created a quick, live infographic that keeps track of the movie’s ticket sales domestically and abroad in real-time. The movie had a $187.7 million launch over the weekend in the U.S. and Canada, according to the Associated Press. It fell...

  • Star Wars Day: Mark Hamill offers lunch with Luke Skywalker!

    Matthew Price | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

    Want to have lunch with Luke Skywalker?  Mark Hamill, who played the Jedi Master, is inviting two Star Wars fans to lunch in Los Angeles as part of a charity auction. Information from Charity Buzz, who is hosting the auction: With Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens set for a December...

  • Free Comic Book Day 2015: Complete list of 50 FCBD titles

    Matthew Price | Published: Fri, May 1, 2015

    The following are the complete list of the 50 comics available for Free Comic Book Day on May 2.  These comics are available free at comic book specialty stores around the world for one day only. Most stores will have limited numbers available, so you can peruse this list for your top...

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron - my review as a comics fan

    Matthew Price | Published: Fri, May 1, 2015

    “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has received near-universal critical praise, so I didn’t necessarily feel the need to do a full review, since The Oklahoman’s main review was already covered. But enough people asked me for my take that I thought I’d share my opinions as a fan of the comics. I’ve read...

  • Live blog: Free Comic Book Day

    BY MATT PRICE | Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    It’s the 14th annual Free Comic Book Day, and once again Features Editor Matt Price will be providing live updates on the event from his store, Speeding Bullet Comics in Norman.



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