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  • Word Balloons: 'Joker' vies for Oscars as character's 80th anniversary nears

    Word Balloons: \'Joker\' vies for Oscars as... Updated: Fri, Jan 24, 2020

    “The Joker” is receiving hefty critical acclaim, especially for a film based on a comic-book character. The Todd Phillips-directed film received 11 Academy Award nominations, the most of any 2019 motion picture. Star Joaquin Phoenix took home the Screen Actors Guild award for best actor on...

  • HBO won't pursue second season of 'Watchmen' after creator bows out

    HBO won\'t pursue second season of \'Watchmen\'... By Gary Levin USA TODAY | Published: Fri, Jan 17, 2020

    Sorry, fans, but the season-ending cliffhanger will likely never be resolved.

  • Word Balloons: Best comic book series of the decade (2010-2019)

    Word Balloons: Best comic book series of the... By Matthew Price
    For The Oklahoman |
    Updated: Fri, Jan 17, 2020

    Periodically released comic books are still the lifeblood of many comic book stores, providing ideas that have become part of movies, television and pop culture. Through the decade of the 2010s, comic book heroes became even more ubiquitous in the culture, and comics themselves pushed forward...

  • Tickets on sale Friday to Alison Krauss' spring OKC concert

    Tickets on sale Friday to Alison Krauss\' spring... By Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Thu, Jan 16, 2020

    The 27-time Grammy Award winner in November received the National Medal of Arts for her extraordinary contributions to American music.

  • Word Balloons: A look back at some of the decade's best graphic novels

    Word Balloons: A look back at some of the... Updated: Fri, Jan 10, 2020

    Graphic novel sales surged through the decade of the 2010s. Young-reader graphic novels became a hit in bookstores behind names like Raina Telgemeier and Dav Pilkey; mainline book publishers also got in line to nab top names in the graphic novel industry. While periodical comic books remained...

  • Word Balloons: Top 10 graphic novels of 2019

    Word Balloons: Top 10 graphic novels of 2019 By Matthew Price
    For The Oklahoman |
    Updated: Fri, Jan 3, 2020

    In 2019, comics in book form continued to be a growth area for many, especially in the young adult and youth markets. These books, commonly called graphic novels, have become an entrenched form in bookstores and comic shops in recent decades. The following are my picks for the 10 best graphic...

  • Analysis: A look at decade's most impactful pop-culture debuts

    Analysis: A look at decade\'s most impactful... By Travis M. Andrews
    The Washington Post |
    Updated: Sun, Dec 29, 2019

    From the rise of the #MeToo movement to the dominance of streaming services to the power of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the biggest pop culture stories from the 2010s probably will affect the cultural landscape for many years to come. So rather than look at the most singular moments from the...

  • Word Balloons: Top 10 comics series of 2019

    Word Balloons: Top 10 comics series of 2019 Updated: Fri, Dec 27, 2019

    More and more periodical publishers popped up in the comics market in 2019, leading some observers to believe the market could be headed for a glut of product. Still, there were gems to be found among the comic racks, as Marvel refocused on its X-Men line, Image Comics launched several new...

  • Word Balloons: Archie, Mickey and more get in holiday spirit

    Updated: Fri, Dec 20, 2019

    With Christmas just around the corner, the following are some new comic-books and graphic novels that celebrate the holiday season: Archie Christmas Spectacular 2019 The Archie Comics crew provide old-fashioned fun for the holiday with a mix of old and new stories featuring the teens from...

  • Oklahoma City A&E holiday gift guide: Highlights from local museum gift shops, musical options, cinematic companions and more

    Oklahoma City A&E holiday gift guide:... By Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Sat, Dec 14, 2019

    For fans of some of the most popular film franchises and television series, intriguing companion items are available.



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