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  • Local artist releases latest graphic novella

    Matthew Price | Updated: Thu, May 26, 2016

      Writer/artist Dustin Oswald, aka Dorshak Bloch, will be releasing his graphic novella "The Bloodied Past of Jingle Heimer SVS" at a release party Thursday evening.  "Jingle Heimer is a young and beautiful rabbit full of promise when it seems his path in life becomes significantly...

  • Indiegogo campaign seeks to create 'magic cauldron'

    Matthew Price | Updated: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Adding a high-tech element to play-acting as a wizard, Immersive Play, or "Immplay," is running an indiegogo campaign for its Aremi: The Magic of Gaia augmented reality "magic cauldron."  A free app allows users to "cast spells" and "create tablets," with the ultimate achievement of...

  • Short, spoiler-free DC Universe Rebirth review

    Matthew Price | Updated: Wed, May 25, 2016

    Writer Geoff Johns teams up with several of the top artists in the industry -- Gary Frank, Ivan Reis, Phil Jimenez, and Ethan Van Sciver -- to tell the tale of one time-lost hero trying to reconnect with his friends and family. Something has changed the world and this character is out to find...

  • Marvel Is Doing Something Insane with Captain America

    Marvel Is Doing Something Insane with Captain... Published: Wed, May 25, 2016

    Spoilers for the Captain America comic book universe in this post. In the new issue Steve Rogers: Captain America #1, a revelation seems to shake the idea of Captain America as a symbol of truth and justice.  In an interview with Entertainment Weekly , Marvel’s own Nick Spencer and Tom...

  • Comic Collection Monday #39: Avengers West Coast #81

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, May 23, 2016

    In today’s Comic Collection Monday, I'm taking a look at “Avengers West Coast” #81, with a cover date of April 1992. 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...

  • Jonny Quest, Space Ghost and cartoon pals return in 'Future Quest'

    Jonny Quest, Space Ghost and cartoon pals... BY MATTHEW PRICE  Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, May 20, 2016

    A new line from DC Comics is adapting Hanna-Barbera cartoon properties into new print comics. In "Future Quest," on sale this week, Jonny Quest teams up with other action heroes from Hanna-Barbera cartoons, including Space Ghost and Dino Boy, The Herculoids, Birdman and the Galaxy Trio, Moby Dick...

  • Peaceful Family Solutions seeks to break cycle of addiction in Oklahoma

    Peaceful Family Solutions seeks to break cycle... BY MATTHEW PRICE Features Editor mprice@oklahoman.com | Updated: Sun, May 15, 2016

    Peaceful Family Solutions, an Oklahoma nonprofit founded to break the family cycle of addiction, recently formed a board of directors. Board President Michael Barcum talked to The Oklahoman about the free programs provided for young people.

  • 'Supergirl' series by Oklahoma native gets print release

    \'Supergirl\' series by Oklahoma native gets... BY MATTHEW PRICE Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, May 13, 2016

    Tulsa native and University of Oklahoma graduate Sterling Gates returned to comic shops this week as "Adventures of Supergirl" No. 1 hit shelves.

  • 'Preacher' interview video examines characters in AMC series

    \'Preacher\' interview video examines characters... Matthew Price | Updated: Thu, May 12, 2016

    Dominic Cooper and Ruth Negga are among those sharing their thoughts on the characters in "Preacher," the upcoming AMC program based on the DC/Vertigo comic book, in a new video from Fandom. The exclusive video features the cast and producers of show, with never-before-seen interviews with...

  • Comic Collection Monday #38: Avengers #221

    Comic Collection Monday #38: Avengers #221 Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, May 9, 2016

    In today’s Comic Collection Monday, I'm taking a look at “Avengers” #221, with a cover date of July 1982.  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...

  • Live Blog: 15th annual Free Comic Book Day

    By Matthew Price | Updated: Fri, May 6, 2016

    On Saturday, Free Comic Book Day celebrated its 15th year with more than 6 million comics set to be given away at comic book shops around the world.

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

    Captain America: Civil War:  A comic-book fan’s... Matthew Price | Updated: Fri, May 6, 2016

    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

    Exploring Batman: Rebirth with Tom King and... Matthew Price | Updated: Fri, May 6, 2016

    "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"...



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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.

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