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  • Captain America: Civil War: A comic-book fan’s take

    Matthew Price | Updated: 3 hr ago

    In “Captain America: Civil War,” Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans) end up on opposite sides of a debate on whether to allow a special U.N. panel to decide when and where the Avengers can be deployed.  It soon becomes a very personal...

  • Exploring Batman: Rebirth with Tom King and Scott Snyder

    Matthew Price | Updated: 4 hr ago

    "Batman" has been one of the most popular titles of DC Comics' "New 52" relaunch, with Scott Snyder at the helm as the writer.  Now, with "Rebirth," writer Tom King ("Grayson,"  "Vision") will take over the main Batman title.  The two are working together on the "Batman: Rebirth"...

  • 15th annual Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday

    By Matthew Price Features Editor mprice@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, May 6, 2016

    Fans urged to celebrate the 15th annual Free Comic Book Day by exploring new comic titles and local comics shops.

  • Green Arrow: Rebirth preview and Q&A with Benjamin Percy

    Matthew Price | Yesterday

    DC has released a preview of its upcoming "Green Arrow: Rebirth," part of its overall "Rebirth" event in June that will see a relaunch of its most popular titles.  Writer Benjamin Percy will continue as the writer for "Green Arrow," and he answered some questions for Nerdage/ The Oklahoman...

  • May the Fourth be with you: Star Wars Day

    Matthew Price | Updated: Wed, May 4, 2016

    Happy "Star Wars Day." According to the AP, May 4 is known as Star Wars Day to fans worldwide since the date is similar to the franchise's slogan, "May the Force Be With You."  Check out my recommended reads for Star Wars Day. Marvel Comics is celebrating the day with 10 "Star Wars"...

  • 1980s toy property M.A.S.K. returns to comics from IDW

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, May 2, 2016

    M.A.S.K., or Mobile Armored Strike Kommand (yes, spelled goofy) will return to comics from publisher IDW. The toy line and animated cartoon also was a comic series in the 1980s.  It featured Matt Trakker's M.A.S.K. versus Miles Mayhem's V.E.N.O.M. (for Vicious Evil Network of Mayhem,...

  • Comic Collection Monday #37: Captain America Vol. 5 #25

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, May 2, 2016

    In today's Comic Collection Monday, I’ll take a look at “Captain America” #25, with a publication date of April 2007. 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,...

  • The Spirituality of Snoopy

    By JONATHAN MERRITT, The Atlantic | Published: Sat, Apr 30, 2016

    How the faith of Charles Schulz, creator of the Peanuts comic strip, shaped his work.

  • Word Balloons: 'Batman' team caps five-year run

    BY MATTHEW PRICE  Features Editor mprice@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Apr 29, 2016

    Writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo have kept "Batman" one of DC Comics' best-selling titles for nearly five years. Now, with this week's issue No. 51, the team will step away from the title, with a final issue that is a bit of a Batman farewell tour, looking again at some of the key...

  • Three recommended reads for National Superhero Day

    Matthew Price | Updated: Thu, Apr 28, 2016

    April 28 is “National Superhero Day,” which is said to have been created by Marvel Comics employees in 1995.  While it’s not the worldwide celebration that next Saturday’s Free Comic Book Day will be, it’s always fun to talk about superheroes.  Here are three recommended superhero...



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