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  • Sony's New 'Spider-Man' Won't Be Origin Story, Says Screenwriter

    Published: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    The Hollywood Reporter gives us some good news: the new Spider-Man film won't be another origin tale. "I think that everybody feels like, you know he got bit by a spider and you know Uncle Ben died," according to screenwriter Jonathan Goldstein on Grantland's The Andy Greenwald Podcast ....

  • Artist says Muppets embody love, laughter

    By Matthew Price Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    In an interview with The Oklahoman, former “Muppets” artist Guy Gilchrist said the characters, created by Jim Henson, were always intended to share laughter around the globe.

  • EW cover: First look at season 6 of 'The Walking Dead'

    Published: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    Entertainment Weekly shares a first look at Season 6 of The Walking Dead on this week's cover. Andrew Lincoln, Melissa McBride and Norman Reedus appear on the newest cover of Entertainment Weekly as the magazine digs into season 6 of The Walking Dead. Reedus says to expect “a lot of internal...

  • Comic Collection Monday #11: Avengers 271

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    In today’s Comic Collection Monday, I'm taking a look at "Avengers" #271, with a cover date of September 1986. 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 comes...

  • Word balloons: Nancy, Sluggo and pals continue into digital age after more than 80 years

    By Matthew Price Features Editor mprice@oklahoman.com  | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    In an interview with The Oklahoman, cartoonist Guy Gilchrist talks about his approach to "Nancy," a comic strip that continues more than 80 years after it was created by cartoonist Ernie Bushmiller. Gilchrist has worked on the "Nancy" strip since 1995.

  • Word Balloons: Oklahoma artist brings color to 'Ant-Man'

    By Matthew Price  Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jul 16, 2015

    Jordan Boyd, of Norman, Oklahoma, is the color artist for the series. It's the first time the Scott Lang character has headlined an ongoing series. Mark Brooks provided the cover for the first issue, now the cover for the collection, "Ant-Man: Second Chance Man," released in June.

  • Comic collection Monday #10: Wolverine #41 (1988 series)

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, Jul 13, 2015

    In today’s Comic Collection Monday, I'm taking a look at "Wolverine" #41, with a cover date of July 1991. 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, whatever...

  • Former Tulsa artist brings 'Galaxy' to visual life

    By Matthew Price Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Jul 10, 2015

    Oklahoma Cartoonist Hall of Fame inductee Steve Erwin is the artist for "Robert Heinlein's Citizen of the Galaxy," which has been released as three individual issues from IDW Publishing, with a collected edition set for August.

  • Comic Collection Monday #9: Magnus, Robot Fighter #12

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, Jul 6, 2015

    In Comic Collection Monday, each Monday, we'll share at Nerdage a comic from my collection, or the collection of a reader, along with notes about the issue -- thoughts about the issue, where it was purchased, whatever comes to mind. This week, we have our second special guest Comic Collection...

  • 'Patriot-1' brings Independence Day spirit to comic

    By Matthew Price Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    The original graphic novel “Patriot-1” from writer Kevin Powers was recently distributed to comic stores nationwide by Diamond Comic Distributors.Powers talked about the comic in an interview with The Oklahoman.



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