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  • How Long Does A DC Comics Reboot Last?

    Published: Mon, Jun 8, 2015 looks at the average amount of time between DC Comics' reboots, revamps or continuity alterations.  The upshot is, the median is between 5 and 6 years, with the average after the notable "Crisis on Infinite Earths" at 6 years and 4 months. However, I take some quibbles with...

  • Extended Q&A with Tim Seeley and Tom King on 'Grayson'

    Matthew Price | Updated: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    I talked to writers Tim Seeley and Tom King about "Grayson Vol. 1: Agents of Spyral" for this week's column at The Oklahoman and NewsOK.   The following is an extended version of some of their answers that didn't make the print edition of the column.  NERDAGE: How did the two of...

  • Former Robin turns superspy in 'Grayson' from DC Comics

    By Matthew Price

    Features Editor

    Published: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    In "Grayson," Dick Grayson is now a secret agent working for the organization known as Spyral. Volume 1, "Agents of Spyral," went on sale this week.

  • Former Robin turns superspy in ‘Grayson’ from DC Comics

    By Matthew Price

    Features Editor

    Updated: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    One of the writers on DC Comics’ “Grayson” series might partially owe his job to a misshipped Mego toy decades ago.  Tim Seeley, with Tom King, writes “Grayson,” about Batman’s former sidekick Dick Grayson, who has held the superheroic identities of Robin and Nightwing.  Grayson...

  • Tickets go on sale for St. Jude Dream Home giveaway

    Matthew Price | Published: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    Tickets are on sale to win a home valued at approximately $400,000, benefiting St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.  Fore more info about St. Jude, see or and Information via news release below:...

  • Marvel Comics To Launch a New Generation of Super Heroes

    Published: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    Time reports that this fall we can expect all-new versions of Spider-Man, Wolverine and the Hulk as Marvel relaunches several of its titles with new #1 issues following its "Secret Wars" series. Editor in chief Axel Alonso said he thinks new jumping on points are necessary in the current...

  • Hero Initiative & Dark Horse Comics Unveil The HELLBOY 100

    Matthew Price | Updated: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    The Hero Initiative has announced "The Hellboy 100," a selection of Hellboy images that will be used to raise funds for creators in need, in collaboration with Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and Dark Horse Comics. More info about the project below, via news release: To create the HELLBOY 100,...

  • "Star Wars" comic reveals surprising mystery character

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    The newly released Star Wars #6 comic book from Marvel contains a reveal that appears as if it will have interesting ramifications for a major character in the franchise. Spoilers ahead! The mysterious character who first appeared in "Star Wars" #4 has revealed her identity in the latest...

  • Batman vs Superman trailer in 1940s style

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Batman and Superman will meet for the first time in a live-action film in March 2016.  But Paul Cornish of FamousFanboy has come up with a "what if" trailer teaming Superman and Batman in the 1940s, with serial stars Kirk Alyn (Superman) and Lewis Wilson (Batman).

  • "Jaws," "Goonies" return to OKC movie theater in June

    Matthew Price | Published: Tue, Jun 2, 2015

    Harkins Theatres kicks off its June Tuesday Night Classics with “Jaws” at 7 tonight.  The program re-presents classic summer blockbusters each Tuesday in June on the big screen. More info from Harkins: The series kicks off with the movie that began summer blockbuster films, Steven...

  • Comic Collection Monday #4: The Man of Steel #1 (1986)

    Matthew Price | Published: Mon, Jun 1, 2015

    In today’s Comic Collection Monday, I’ll take a look at “The Man of Steel” # 1, with a publication date of July 1986. 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 […]

  • Oklahoma writer Michael Vance's novel is based on long-lost comic-book synopsis

    By Matthew Price, Features Editor | Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    “Snake: Nest of Vipers” features a deadly masked avenger in the early 1950s. The book is based on a six-page synopsis by comics writer and editor Richard Hughes, who was the editor of the American Comics Group from 1943 to 1967.

  • Comic collection Monday #3: Flash #1 (1987)

    Matthew Price | Published: Mon, May 25, 2015

    Comic Collection Monday returns for its latest installment. Today I’ll take a look at “Flash” #1, with a publication date of June 1987. 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,...


Matthew Price

Features Editor

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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