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Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Moons of Mars

January 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

In my previous Kirkus Reviews column, I talked about E.E. ‘Doc’ Smith and his stories that kickstarted Space Opera. This week, we’re going back a little [...]

A Dumbed-Down Trailer for ‘John Carter’

February 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Disney has released a new, simplified version of the trailer for John Carter, the adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ A Princess of Mars that hits theaters March [...]

Who is John Carter? (A John Carter Primer)

January 25, 2012 // 6 Comments

With Disney’s trailers and announced March release of the movie John Carter, readers of the books that inspired the movie are at once hopeful and fearful: hopeful that [...]