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  • Marvel Event: Quick Thoughts

    Matthew Price | Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Marvel has announced its full slate of film programming for “Phase 3″ of its cinematic development. Here’s the lineup: May 6, 2016: Captain America: Civil War November 4, 2016: Doctor Strange May 5, 2017: Guardians of the Galaxy 2 July 28, 2017: Thor: Ragnarok November 3, 2017: Black Panther May...

  • Halloween Countdown: Recommendations for comic-book reading (2011)

    Matthew Price | Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    With Halloween nearing, I’m taking a look at some of my previous Halloween recommendations columns.  Look for the latest Halloween comics recommended reading in the Oct. 31 Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman!   The following column, from Oct. 28, 2011, shared three main reading...

  • Oafcon 2014: Saturday report

    Matthew Price | Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    NORMAN — Day 1 of the 2014 edition of Oafcon is in the books, and the first day in the new location went well, most reported.   The Embassy Suites venue feels very classy, and while organizer Bart Bush said attendance may have been off a bit from last year, his feedback from attendees...

  • Oafcon 2014: Sunday report

    Matthew Price | Published: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    NORMAN – Sunday at Oafcon seemed busier to me than last year’s Sunday, and for those I talked to, it seemed like sales were pretty strong for a Sunday as well. Lots of folks enjoyed seeing a rare “Batman” issue 1 at the convention, but Bat-Blog author Tommy Brookshire set up a potentially even...


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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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