Writer and artist Scott Cosby is something of a fixture on the local comics scene, frequently seen at conventions, signings, and other gatherings of geek culture. Cosby will be on hand for this weekend’s Oafcon. The comics and nostalgia convention Oafcon will be held this weekend at the...
Sept. 25 is celebrated as “National Comic Book Day,” and while I don’t know why, exactly, I’m always all for celebrating comic books. The original American medium is a great way to experience storytelling. While superheroes are often seen as the dominant genre, comics, like TV,...
BY MATTHEW PRICE, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014
Crime comics were nearly left for dead in the United States following Senate hearings in the 1950s. But the genre came roaring back, perhaps most notably due to Frank Miller, whose “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” film, based on his comics, is in theaters now.
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s always been interested in comics, reading them at age 2, working in comic shops starting at 17, printing his first comics 'zine at 20 and buying a comic-book store at 23. His column on comics, Word Balloons, has run weekly in The Oklahoman’s Weekend Look section since 2001.Matt's blog, Nerdage, has been honored by the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists, and his store, Norman's Speeding Bullet Comics, co-owned with his wife, Annette, was nominated for the Eisner Spirit of Retailing Award in 2005.