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  • DC Entertainment announces 'Suicide Squad,' 'DC Super Hero Girls' for Free Comic Book Day

    Matthew Price | Updated: Tue, Jan 19, 2016

    DC Entertainment has announced its offerings for Free Comic Book Day, to be held in comic book stores around the world on Saturday, May 7.   Comic retailers purchase special comics at a lower cost to be given away on that date to customers who enter the brick and mortar locations....

  • Countdown to 'Legends of Tomorrow,' 'Suicide Squad'

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, Jan 18, 2016

    On Jan. 19, after "The Flash," two new half-hour specials will look into upcoming TV and movie plans from Warner Bros./DC Entertainment.  DC's LEGENDS OF TOMORROW: THEIR TIME IS NOW airs at 8 p.m. Central (9:00-9:30pm ET/PT) and DC FILMS PRESENTS: DAWN OF JUSTICE airs at 8: 30 p.m....

  • 'Heathen' collection set for Oklahoma City release event

    by MATTHEW PRICE  Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jan 14, 2016

    Oklahoma native Natasha Alterici is the writer and artist of "Heathen," a comic-book series that will be released in trade paperback collection soon.

  • The Oklahoman's 10 favorite films of 2015

    Updated: Thu, Jan 14, 2016

    The Oklahoman's Nathan Poppe, Brandy McDonnell and Matt Price, along with James Cooper and Gene Triplett, each share two of their favorite films from 2015.

  • 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' to ride back into theaters in January

    Matthew Price | Updated: Fri, Jan 8, 2016

    The influential Western "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford, will ride back into theaters for a limited engagement on Jan. 17 and Jan. 20. These theaters in the Oklahoma City metro area are hosting the film: Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial Road,...

  • The Oklahoman's top 10 graphic novels of 2015

    By Matthew Price Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jan 8, 2016

    The Oklahoman's Matt Price lists his picks for the top graphic novels of the past year.

  • Blake Shelton to voice cowboy pig in 'Angry Birds' film

    Matthew Price | Updated: Wed, Jan 6, 2016

    Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton will voice Earl, a cowboy pig, and provide an original song called "Friends" in the upcoming "Angry Birds" film. “They kept saying, ‘More country!’ ” Shelton told Entertainment Weekly. “I felt like I was doing a voice-over for Dukes of Hazzard.”...

  • The Oklahoman's list of best comic book series of 2015

    BY MATTHEW PRICE Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Jan 1, 2016

    Comics columnist Matthew Price of The Oklahoman lists his 10 favorite comic book series of 2015.

  • Oklahoma featured in Marvel/ESPN football comic cover

    Published: Thu, Dec 31, 2015

    The Oklahoma Sooners take on the Clemson Tigers today and Marvel released an image of the teams fighting it out comic-book style. The cover, which features a Clemson Tiger facing off against an OU pony (Boomer or Sooner, presumably), is a visual homage to Mike Zeck's cover for "Captain...

  • Discover a jolly good backstory in 'Klaus'

    By Matthew Price Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Dec 25, 2015

    Grant Morrison's "Klaus," drawn by Dan Mora, features Morrison's take on the origin of the man who would one day be known for delivering toys to tots around the world.

  • Former 'Wiggle' Greg Page provides holiday cheer on 'Here Comes Christmas'

    BY MATTHEW PRICE Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Dec 24, 2015

    Greg Page, the original yellow Wiggle in the band The Wiggles, has released "Here Comes Christmas," an album for the holiday season that includes a mix of new songs he's co-written and holiday classics.

  • Former 'Wiggle' Greg Page provides holiday cheer on 'Here Comes Christmas'

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, Dec 21, 2015

    Lots of parents no doubt remember Greg Page, the original yellow Wiggle in the band "The Wiggles."  In the early and mid-2000s, these Australian guys were basically the Beatles for the single-digit age set, with best-selling albums, a hit TV show and much more. While the Wiggles continue,...

  • Oklahoma City Ballet to offer 'rush ticket' discount to 'The Nutcracker'

    Matthew Price | Updated: Fri, Dec 18, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Ballet has announced it will offer 'rush tickets' for "The Nutcracker" 30 minutes prior to showtime at a discount. “We have had so many people contact us saying they wish they could attend but cannot afford to take their family, that just is not right. The arts are for...



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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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