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  • Reflections on Stan Lee, who marveled a generation

    Reflections on Stan Lee, who marveled a generation By Matthew Price For The Oklahoman   | Published: Tue, Nov 13, 2018

    In the 1960s, Marvel Comics writer and editor Stan Lee was the first to give super-heroes personable flaws, to make their secret identities more relatable to the average reader. It worked phenomenally, and characters such as Spider-Man, Thor, the Fantastic Four and the X-Men are now known...

  • Video: Remembering Stan Lee through his legendary cameos - and looking ahead to his appearance in 'Avengers 4'

    Video: Remembering Stan Lee through his... By Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 22 hr ago

    Stan Lee, the storytelling "marvel" who became the architect of the modern comic book and more recently supplied the characters for Hollywood super-blockbusters, died today. He was 95.

  • Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies

    Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel... Published: Mon, Nov 12, 2018

    Comic book legend, creator of characters like the X-Men, died Monday at 95.

  • Word Balloons: Noted Scottish writer takes on ‘Green Lantern’ title

    Word Balloons: Noted Scottish writer takes on... By MATTHEW PRICE For The Oklahoman matthew@matthewLprice.com | Updated: Thu, Nov 8, 2018

    DC Comics' top space policeman is getting new orders. Noted Scottish writer Grant Morrison (“All-Star Superman,” “JLA”) is relaunching “The Green Lantern” with artist Liam Sharp. The first issue is on sale in comic shops this week. The series will star Hal Jordan, the second major Green...

  • Infinite Danger Room #105: Costume changes!

    Infinite Danger Room #105: Costume changes! Infinite Danger Room | Updated: Mon, Nov 5, 2018

    Halloween is over, but we aren't done talking about superhero costumes! In this previously "lost episode," Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Anthony Brown, Matt Howlett and Chris Borthick discuss changes to superhero costumes that worked, and changes that didn't.

  • Word Balloons: From local artists to Superman, Tulsa Pop Culture Expo offers variety 

    Word Balloons: From local artists to Superman,... By Matthew Price For The Oklahoman matthew@matthewLprice.com | Published: Fri, Nov 2, 2018

    TULSA — From Superman to Buck Rogers to Ponyboy, the Tulsa Pop Culture Expo is bringing a wide variety of guests with a strong background in genre and other entertainment. But artists and creators with local ties also are featured. Brandon Routh, who was able to leap tall buildings in a single...

  • Halloween to be celebrated Saturday at comic shops

    Halloween to be celebrated Saturday at comic shops By Matthew Price For The Oklahoman matthew@matthewLprice.com  | Published: Fri, Oct 26, 2018

    Spooky comics are in the spotlight for Saturday's Halloween ComicFest, a national event promoted by Diamond Comic Distributors. Characters featured this year include Hellboy, Spider-Man and more; multiple publishers have offered titles for this event. “The comics available this year reflect...

  • Infinite Danger Room #103: Halloween Recommendations

    Infinite Danger Room #103: Halloween... Infinite Danger Room | Published: Mon, Oct 22, 2018

    Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Kade Poulson and Chris Borthick give their recommendations for Halloween reading, viewing and more.

  • NASA reveals modern constellations featuring Godzilla, Albert Einstein and The Hulk

    NASA reveals modern constellations featuring... Published: Sun, Oct 21, 2018

    Move over, Orion and Ursa Major. Make room for Godzilla and The Hulk.

  • Review: 'Titans' aims for gritty take on superheroes

    Review: \'Titans\' aims for gritty take on... By Matthew Price For The Oklahoman matthew@matthewLprice.com | Published: Fri, Oct 19, 2018

    The DC Universe streaming app got its first new content when the “Titans” live-action TV program was released last week. Starring Brenton Thwaites as Robin, this show draws much of its inspiration from the Marv Wolfman-George Perez “New Teen Titans” comic-book series of the 1980s. In the...



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