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The Uncanny Adventures of Okie Artists

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Oklahoma is known for producing some amazing stars.  We’re home to country music stars like Reba McEntire and Garth Brooks, comedian and actress Megan Mullally, and, of course, Will Rogers.  But few people know that Oklahoma is also home to a number of famous comic artists and writers.

I’m a pretty big comic book fan, but I had no clue that our state was home to people like Sterling Gates.  Mr. Gates has written many titles for DC Comics, including Superman: Secret Files, Green Lantern Corps, and Supergirl.  Then there’s Chester Gould, the man who created Dick Tracey.  He’s from Pawnee, Oklahoma.  Another famous Oklahoma comic writer is Archie Goodwin, a Tulsa native who has written for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, and did the comic adaptations of the Star Wars movies.

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Greater OKC Hot Wheels Association Show N Sale

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Do you love Hot Wheels cars?  If you have fond memories of playing with these little cars as a kid or have kids who enjoy them now, you may enjoy checking out the Greater OKC Hot Wheels Association Show N Sale.  The next show is on March 13.  You’ll find over 40 venders selling and displaying their amazing Hot Wheels.  While you’ll find plenty of new toys to buy, you’ll also have the chance to see some of the older Hot Wheels.  Collectors will find themselves resisting the urge to drop a good amount of money on the truly old and hard to find cars.

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March Events in OKC

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Ready for the wearing of the green on St. Patrick’s Day?  OKC has several events going on to celebrate!  We’ve also got some other great activities in March, so if you’re going to be around Oklahoma City this month, you might want to check them out.

March 1 – WWE Monday Night Raw at the Ford Center

March 1 – 27 – Function and Design art exhibit at [Artspace] at Untitled

March 1 – May 9 – The Guitar: Art, Artists, and Artisans exhibit at the National Cowboy Museum

March 1 – April 11 – New Frontiers exhibit at the OKC Museum of Art

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