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  • Comic Collection Monday #30: Captain America #241

    Matthew Price | Updated: Mon, Mar 14, 2016

    In today’s Comic Collection Monday, I'm taking a look at “Captain America” #241, with a cover date of January 1980.   The Punisher is about to be featured in the second season of “Daredevil” on Netflix, and Captain America has an upcoming film called “Civil War” that’s drawing a lot of...

  • Poe Dameron, BB-8 to star in latest 'Star Wars' comic

    BY MATTHEW PRICE Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Mar 11, 2016

    Set to go on sale April 6 in comic shops is "Star Wars: Poe Dameron" No. 1, following the adventures of one of the most popular characters from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Several Oklahoma City-area comics retailers comment on the new offering.

  • Comics Collection Monday #29: Marvel Tales #173

    Matthew Price | Updated: Tue, Mar 8, 2016

    In today’s Comic Collection Monday, I'm taking a look at “Marvel Tales” #173, with a cover date of March 1985. 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...

  • Norman-based World Literature Today focuses on international comics in March issue

    By Matthew Price Features Editor  mprice@oklahoman.com  | Updated: Thu, Mar 3, 2016

    The University of Oklahoma-based magazine World Literature Today takes an expansive look at international comics in its March issue, available now. Noted comics scholar Bill Kartalopoulos guest-edited and introduced the issue.



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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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