Edgar Rice Burroughs

That time Marvel Comics turned a John Carter story into a Star Wars tale
Aug 6, 2015

How do you change one sci-fi property into another? Comics legend Walt Simonson has revealed how it's done.

Concept footage reveals stunning, aborted John Carter of Mars film we never saw
Jul 6, 2015

Despite being a box-office bomb, Disney’s John Carter flick wasn’t as bad as advertised. But the version we could’ve gotten looks so much better.


More John Carter movies could happen, just not with Disney
Oct 21, 2014

Still wishing John Carter had more of a chance on the big screen? There's a new glimmer of hope.

Latest trailer for new Tarzan reveals it's really a sci-fi flick about aliens
Nov 27, 2013

Well, I’ve got to be honest — didn’t really see this one coming. That new CGI Tarzan flick will apparently find the jungle kid duking it out with alien monsters. Or, something.

John Carter's revolting (and Mars is beautiful) in rockin' trailer
Dec 16, 2012

In adapting Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic sci-fi yarn John Carter of Mars, Pixar's Andrew Stanton—making the animation powerhouse's first live-action film—has to deal with a story that had been strip-mined by other filmmakers for years (including George Lucas). But looking at this trailer, he seems to have done pretty well.

John Carter kicks a whole lot of Martian butt in 2 new TV spots
Dec 16, 2012

Walt Disney Pictures released two TV spots for its upcoming John Carter of Mars in which we see our hero perform superhuman feats of physical prowess. And this makes our fannish hearts squeal in delight, because it looks as if the Mouse is getting the book right.

First John Carter trailer gets Taylor Kitsch's ass to Mars
Dec 15, 2012

John Carter isn't the first adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel A Princess of Mars—that was a 2009 direct-to-DVD Asylum studio film starring Traci Lords. But even from a one-and-a-half minute trailer, below, we see the newest adaptation from Disney looks far more faithful to the 1917 book.

Me Tarzan—You U.S. postage: Burroughs honored with stamp
Dec 15, 2012

Rod Serling, creator of The Twilight Zone, has been honored with a U.S. postage stamp. Homer Simpson as well. So we're happy to hear that Tarzan and his creator are getting some U. S. Postal Service love, too.

John Carter has to earn HOW MUCH to get a sequel?!
Dec 15, 2012

John Carter—formerly John Carter of Mars—is the upcoming movie based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' epic tale of an Earthman who was suddenly transported to Mars, a.k.a. Barsoom. We've been looking forward to this movie for quite some time, and we've especially hoped that it would warrant a series.