Ricky Laprade
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Ricky Laprade

Comic Book/ Graphic Novel & Screenwriter. Movie Director. Former writer @ Cakemix Studios (@HasbroNews). Contributing Writer @Agentsofgeek. Batman, AD&D & Dark Tower fanatic. Phenomenal Mrs. PacMan player.

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2013 will go down in history as the year I learned that I only partially understand Twitter. There’s so much to figure out in the popularity contest that is the Internet, and I only grasp

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2013 was a banner year for the now all-too-common comic book or graphic novel-based movie. Between live action epics, stunning animation, and jaw-dropping announcements for 2014, it was one of the more super-heroic movie years

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Where the Frak Was S.H.I.E.L.D.? Phase 1 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe provided us with some of the finest examples of what a superhero movie is capable of, and, to a greater extent, how to

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Humor

2012 was the biggest disaster flop since Y2K; it did, however, prove two things: 1) The Mayans are either liars or they played the biggest game of “up yours, people of the future” in history.

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Comic book movies are one aspect of cinema that lacks a gray area; they generally range from jaw-droppingly awesome (The Dark Knight, Man Of Steel, Thor: The Dark World) to embarrassingly, excruciatingly terrible (Batman and

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I, like Vin Diesel, and dozens of other devastatingly handsome, muscle-bound action stars, am a huge Dungeons & Dragons fanatic. Playing AD&D from an early age (until now actually) fanned the flames of my writing

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“Everyone’s a critic.” Truer words have never been spoken (although who actually spoke them is up to interpretation). In the long, occasionally glorious, history of the motion picture, there have been films revered for the wrong reasons;

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