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  • Q&A with Kevin Powers of Patriot-1

    Matthew Price | Updated: 6 hr ago

    If you are looking for a patriotic thriller to read this Independence Day, a good option is Kevin Powers' award-winning graphic novel "Patriot-1."  Powers talked to me about the graphic novel for Friday's column in the Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman.  But there was a lot of...

  • EW cover showcases 'Batman v Superman'

    Published: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    Entertainment Weekly showcases Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman in its Comic-Con themed issue. From EW: Batman v Superman introduces a new Batman only four years after the release of the final film in Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy. Ben Affleck plays an older, wearier Caped Crusader, one drawn...

  • Oklahoma comic creators and patriotic heroes

    Matthew Price | Yesterday

    With Independence Day nearing, I recently asked a group of comic creators about patriotic heroes with ties to Oklahoma.  The two gentlemen I talked to about their creations from that query were Kevin Stark and Mike Buckendorf.  Stark may be best-known for his role in starting, and...

  • Oklahoma comics artist competes for can design

    Matthew Price | Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    Oklahoma comic artist Sean Eddingfield, aka "Munky Wrench," is competing in a contest to design a can for Mike's Hard Lemondade. Eddingfield, of Sapulpa, who appeared at this past weekend's SoonerCon with Tulsa-based publishers Equinox Comics, has 16 designs being shared with the public for...

  • Comic Collection Monday #8: Captain America #250

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    In today’s Comic Collection Monday, I'm taking a look at "Captain America" #250, from October 1980. 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 comes to...

  • SoonerCon 2015 - Friday report

    Matthew Price | Updated: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    MIDWEST CITY -- SoonerCon kicked off with what felt like a large crowd for a Friday, with author Rachel Caine, actor Chuck Huber, and dozens of other guests mingling with hundreds of fans.  The multi-genre convention SoonerCon runs through Sunday June 28 at Reed Conference Center, 5800...

  • Word Balloons: Robert Picardo among headliners for SoonerCon

    By Matthew Price Features Editor mprice@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    SoonerCon, the Oklahoma City metro area's sci-fi/fantasy convention that dates back to 1986, is Friday through Sunday at the Reed Conference Center in Midwest City.

  • Chuck Huber Q&A: SoonerCon spotlight

    Matthew Price | Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    In advance of SoonerCon, I talked with actor/producer/writer Chuck Huber. He's perhaps best-known for his voice acting in "Dragonball Z" and "Yu Yu Hakusho," but he has a long list of credits in a variety of roles.  He stars in the third episode of the popular fan web series "Star Trek...

  • Rachel Caine Q&A: SoonerCon spotlight

    Matthew Price | Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    I got the opportunity to talk to author Rachel Caine ahead of her SoonerCon appearance as the Young Adult author guest of honor at the convention this year. Caine writes the best-selling "Morganville Vampires" series, among many other works.   She recently adapted "Morganville: The...

  • Hilarious: See how Paul Rudd's son reacted to his dad becoming Ant-Man

    Richard Hall | Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    As you likely know by now, funnyman and Cher Horowitz's step-brother-turned-boyfriend Paul Rudd is playing Ant-Man in Marvel's upcoming movie of the same name. Ant-Man is a great character. I love Ant-Man. He has a fantastic history in the Marvel Universe and, in the past, has been an...



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