Best periodical comics of 2022

by MATTHEW PRICE From the Dec. 30, 2022, editions of The Oklahoman Behind the scenes, periodical comics had some ups and downs in 2022 as paper shortage and supply chain issues impacted what was released. Fallout from distribution shakeups continued, and some smaller publishers faced cashflow issues or even ceased operations.  However, a small publisher […]

Comic-book adventures for the holiday season

By MATTHEW PRICEFrom Friday, Dec. 23, 2022 editions of The Oklahoman Santa Claus isn’t the only character who gets dressed up and has holiday adventures.  Comic-book heroes like Zorro and Batman frequently celebrate the holiday season as well.  Comic books have long celebrated the winter holidays, with periodical issues coming out in December often focusing […]

Superman: The Movie turns 44; continues in comics

By MATTHEW PRICE  From the Dec. 17, 2022, editions of The Oklahoman One of the most influential superhero films made its debut 44 years ago this month. The story continues in a comic-book series, now available in collected format.  “Superman: The Movie”’s tagline said “You’ll believe a man can fly.” But perhaps more importantly, you’ll […]

Holiday gifts for those on your list who love comics

by MATTHEW PRICE From the Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022 edition of The Oklahoman Comics gift ideas for ‘22 As the holidays near, you might like some suggestions for shopping for the comic fan in your life. Local comic shops would no doubt appreciate your patronage, and many offer gift certificates, as well. The following are […]

Sci-fi comic-book series promises ‘Utopia’ 

by MATTHEW PRICE From the Dec 2, 2022, edition of The Oklahoman The second season of a sci-fi comic book epic from Oklahoma City publisher Literati Press prepares for launch.  Three different artists illustrate three different eras in the ambitious “We Promised Utopia,” which also features three writers: Charles J. Martin, writer of “Glamorella’s Daughter”; […]