New Substack post: Adventures of Superman #1

Check out my latest Substack post at Word Balloons and other Nerdage for a review of the new Adventures of Superman #1 at DC Comics, starring Jon Kent. I’ve also got updates on tonight’s Pictionary at Speeding Bullet Comics, starting at 6 p.m., and tomorrow’s “Power Rangers” signing with Erik Betts at noon! (That’s March […]

Erik Betts of “Power Rangers,” “Buffy” to make Oklahoma stop at Speeding Bullet Comics

Speeding Bullet is excited to announce a signing appearance by actor, stuntman and martial artist Erik Betts of “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” at noon Saturday, March 11! Betts performed as the stunt double for the Red and Green Rangers on the FOX-TV series “Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers.” Betts also portrayed […]

New Substack post: Will Eisner Week

Pop over to the new Substack newsletter to find out more about Will Eisner Week, as comic stores, libraries, universities and more celebrate Will Eisner this week as the father of the graphic novel. Eisner was born March 6, 1917.  The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art hosts its 6th annual Will Eisner Comic Fest, […]

Silent auction kicks off at Speeding Bullet!

Speeding Bullet Comics is kicking off another silent auction to benefit Annette Price’s run for Norman School Board. The auction will go through 7 p.m. on March 1. Bid at Speeding Bullet Comics, 614 N Porter Ave. in Norman. There are a lot of great items in the auction — see them all at the […]

Static and other Black heroes get focus in February

by MATTHEW PRICE From the Friday, Feb. 10, 2023, edition of The Oklahoman DC Comics is celebrating Black History Month this February with miniseries, collections, variant covers and more. The year 2023 marks the 30th anniversary of Milestone Media and the creation of the “Dakotaverse,” and that’s a big part of the DC Comics celebrations.  […]

Music program to celebrate superheroes

by MATTHEW PRICE From Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, editions of The Oklahoman Music program to celebrate superheroes  By MATTHEW PRICE  A local radio show will dive into the world of superheroes this week.   Tonic: The Funky Groove Show is an original production of KGOU radio (105.7/106.3 FM). Norman, OK musician, artist and DJ Michael Bendure […]

Michael B shares views on superhero tunes

by MATTHEW PRICE For my Oklahoman column this week, I talked to DJ Michael B about the superhero-themed episode of his program “Tonic: The Funky Groove Show,” an original production of KGOU radio (105.7/106.3 FM) that airs at 9 p.m. Fridays. Each week, “Tonic” features a mix of instrumental funk and groove music spanning the […]