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Cool Stuff!

For this Thanksgiving (in the US, anyway), here's an extra-large helping of Cool Stuff! First up is this copy of Edgar Rice Burroughs' At the Earth's Core, with a movie tie-in cover! Next, here's the paperback adaptation of Futureworld!...Show More Summary

Great Richard Corben cover for a great Fredric Brown SF anthology

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

In the 1970s I was a member of the Science Fiction Book Club. Whoever the art director was at the time, they were producing some excellent covers. I still have the Edgar Rice Burroughs Barsoom novels with Frank Frazetta covers and illustrations,...Show More Summary

Dynamite Announces 'Sweet Valley High' Comics, Benjamin Percy On 'James Bond,' And More [NYCC 2016]

So here's the bad news: The sentence "Dynamite announces new James Bond, Bettie Page, Edgar Rice Burroughs, and Sweet Valley High comics" does not refer to one single series that's going to combine all of those properties into a single...Show More Summary

Willingham Unites Burroughs’ Characters For The Greatest Adventure

Fables writer Bill Willingham turns his attention to the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs for a new Dynamite limited series. The post Willingham Unites Burroughs’ Characters For The Greatest Adventure appeared first on

John Carter of Mars Returns To Comics In New Brian Wood Series

Wood and co-writer Alex Cox will guide the new adventures of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Warlord of Mars. The post John Carter of Mars Returns To Comics In New Brian Wood Series appeared first on

Book Review: “Tarzan on Film” by Scott Tracy Griffin

When the wonderful people at Titan Books reached out about a new coffee table volume that would chronicle the history of Edgar Rice Burrough’s Tarzan character in entertainment, I thought it might make an interesting, thin volume toShow More Summary

The History Of Tarzan In Comics

Created by Edgar Rice Burroughs and premiering in the October 1912 issue of pulp magazine The All-Story, Tarzan of the Apes has become one of the most well-known heroes in fiction. He's been in hundreds of films, novels and video games,...Show More Summary

The Legend Of Tarzan 2: Where The Story Should Go Next

The Legend of Tarzan may not have blown the doors off the box office, but it put up respectable numbers for its opening weekend. Since Edgar Rice Burroughs wrote over two dozen Tarzan books in his life, there are numerous places the character could go from here.

The Legend of Tarzan

A romantic, exotic, dramatic, bold and exciting revitalization of the Tarzan story, steeped heavily in the lore created by novelist Edgar Rice Burroughs.

The Legend of Tarzan

Finally. Finally finally FINALLY. Hollywood has given us a Tarzan film about the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Not a monosyllabic swinging caveman. Not basically an American running around in a loin cloth. This film is freaking TARZAN of the freaking APES. And of course the dumb ass critics, the same ones who lambasted […]

The Legend of Tarzan Falls Well Short of the Treetops

Why do filmmakers always louse up Tarzan? The 1914 Edgar Rice Burroughs book has a sensational first half, before the inevitable Victorian-Edwardian–era corniness and cultural supremacy kick in. Raised by apes, the child of shipwrecked English aristocrats doesn’t turn out a dearie like Mowgli in The Jungle Book but a ... More »

Reverend's Reviews: Still the Lord of the Jungle

Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic creation Tarzan is swinging his way to the big screen this weekend for the first time since Disney's animated adaptation in 1999. The Legend of Tarzan, starring True Blood's Alexander Skarsgård in the title role, mark's the character's first live-action appearance since 1998's woeful Tarzan and the Lost City. Show More Summary

Review: 'Legend Of Tarzan' Is Wild And Crazy Summer Popcorn Fun

Tarzan has been a movie franchise since 1918, when the first silent film adaptations of Edgar Rice Burrough's novels began. Afterthe iconic 1932 picture Tarzan the Ape Man featuringJohnny Weissmuller in the titular role, the series became popular enough to spawn nearly 40 theatrical releases over the many decades. Besides [...]

‘The Legend Of Tarzan’ Review: Alexander Skarsgard Swings Into Action As Movie Icon Gets Welcome New Take

Certainly one of the most enduring characters in all of literature and definitely movies is Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan. In terms of cinema, beginning with Johnny Weissmuller’s immortal interpretation of the tree-swinging man brought up by apes in the jungles, there have been countless actors who have taken on the role. Show More Summary

Movie Review: The Legend Of Tarzan doesn’t give its hero enough action

There’s an air of studio tradition surrounding The Legend Of Tarzan, and not just because a revival of the Edgar Rice Burroughs character is a classic executive gambit based on the misconception that audiences hunger for all old stories to be ceaselessly retold. Show More Summary


Ominous drumbeats and a shroud of threatening fog opens The Legend of Tarzan, the latest live action reinvention of the fabled stories by Edgar Rice Burroughs. As the smokescreen gives way, an evil plan is concocted by men gripped by greed and/or lust for revenge. Show More Summary

‘The Legend Of Tarzan’ Final Trailer: King Kong 2?

I haven’t seen the film so I’ve no idea just how far it derivates from the original pulp novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, but the latest trailer for The Legend of Tarzan suggests it’s going to be closer to King Kong than Lord Greystoke. Show More Summary

10 Facts About Tarzan That Will Surprise You

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit Tarzan of the Apes is one of the best known characters in all of fiction. The lord of the jungle was the subject of 24 novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs and he's also been the main character of a radio program, newspaper comic...Show More Summary

Second 'Legend of Tarzan' Trailer Turns Alexander Skarsgård Wild

After playing in the wizarding world of Harry Potter, director David Yates is heading into the jungle with an updated version of Tarzan, based on the classic hero from iconic author Edgar Rice Burroughs. In The Legend of Tarzan, the story finds our titular hero (Alexander Skarsgård) removed from the jungle, acclimated to life back in London. Show More Summary

‘Legend Of Tarzan’ Trailer Features Half Naked Alexander Skarsgård? [Video]

The much anticipated first trailer for Legend of Tarzan, which is, of course, based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs character, just hit the internet and Alexander Skarsgård is proving to be a big hit. The actor, who stars as the title character will be a crowd pleaser among his female fans, as well as with... Show More Summary

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