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Richard Meyers, (b. 1953) for his contributions to the Martial Arts film industry, was the first non-martial artist to be inducted into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Portail d'informations Ce site est en vente!. Ric Meyers has met, talked with and written about the most influential people in Asian films. His book Great Martial Arts Movies is the reference tool many use to build their Asian Film collections.
He also writes for Asian Cult Cinema and Inside Kung-Fu, and he is friends with Jackie Chan and Tsui Hark. He has also done audio commentaries for more than forty DVDs as of 2008; he interviews Steven Chow on Sony's American release of Kung Fu Hustle.
He regularly attends FanimeCon and has hosted/presented the annual Superhero Kung-Fu Extravaganza at the San Diego Comic Con since 1998. Although perhaps best known for his contributions to the martial art movie industry (Rim Films called him "one of the men most responsible for the acceptance of Asian action movies and stars in America"), Meyers has been writing, consulting, and performing professionally since 1974.
He is the author of at least two dozen books -- both fiction and nonfiction -- under variations of his name, as well as several pseudonyms, such as Dane Hartman and Wade Barker. His most successful and popular include "Doomstar", "Fear Itself", "Murder in Halruua", "TV Detectives", "For One Week Only: The World of Exploitation Films", and contributions to The Destroyer, Dirty Harry, and Ninja Master paperback series. In addition, he has contributed to such publications as Starlog, Famous Monsters of Filmland, The Armchair Detective, and DirectTV the Guide.
Enjoying an eclectic career, his other accomplishments include writing the third Marvel Comics novel ("The Incredible Hulk: Cry of the Beast"), contributing to the 60th Anniversary issue of "Detective" (the Batman comic book), consulting for a variety of TV shows and movie projects, and playing both the king at Medieval Times and Santa Claus at a variety of malls, corporate events, and private parties.
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