Artist Tim Sale remembered

By Matthew Price From the Friday, June 24, 2022, edition of The Oklahoman A noted comic-book artist whose work was featured across a variety of media in his nearly 40-year career has died at age 66. Eisner award-winning comic book artist Tim Sale died June 16 after a brief hospitalization. Sale drew a string of […]

Where I’ll be at SoonerCon 30

I’m excited to return to SoonerCon this weekend as a panelist. This weekend’s SoonerCon 30 will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center, 2501 Conference Drive, in Norman, Oklahoma. The show runs from Friday-Sunday, and more information is at soonercon.com. Guests at the show include A. Lee Martinez, Elizabeth Leggett, Johnny Yong […]

Marvel Comics returns to world of Fortnite in new miniseries

From the Friday, June 17, 2022, edition of The Oklahoman By MATTHEW PRICE  Marvel’s comic-book heroes are dipping back into an action-packed video game world in a new miniseries.  “Fortnite x Marvel: Zero War” kicked off this month with a new story that will feature ramifications in the Fortnite world and in the comics, as […]

Summer reads, comic-book style

From the Friday, June 10 edition of The Oklahoman As the days get longer and vacations beckon, many are making up their summer reading lists.  The following are some graphic novels worth consideration, recently released, revamped or repackaged.  Marvel Classics from Penguin Some of Marvel Comics’ greatest hits are set to be released in the […]

Speeding Bullet Comics to celebrate 24th anniversary

Speeding Bullet Comics, 614 N. Porter Ave., will celebrate 24 years of serving the Norman community with an anniversary party on June 11. Signings, giveaways, sales and more will mark the occasion. Event hours will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 11 at the shop. Special appearances are scheduled from local artists Robert […]

‘Ms. Marvel’ to join streaming lineup

by MATTHEW PRICE From the Friday, June 3 edition of The Oklahoman Marvel is introducing a new character to TV audiences next week.  “Ms. Marvel” is a new, original series on Disney+ that will bring the comic-book character of Kamala Khan into the live-action superhero lineup. Kamala, a Muslim American teenager growing up in Jersey […]

‘Star Wars’ mentor returns on TV, in comics

From the Friday, May 27, edition of The Oklahoman By MATTHEW PRICE  Key characters from the “Star Wars” saga return again in the new series “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” which debuted this week on Disney+. Kenobi also takes the spotlight in a new comic-book series from Marvel Comics, which continues to expand the “Star Wars” universe beyond […]

Neal Adams, George Perez remembered

Comics fans mourned the loss of two of the most noted artists in the field in recent days.  Neal Adams, 80, and George Perez, 67, were both among comics’ best-known and best-loved artists. Adams was known for revitalizing Batman and being an activist for creators; Perez revamped Wonder Woman and was known for his personal […]