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TOC: ‘Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom’ Edited by John Joseph Adams

John Joseph Adams has posted the table of contents for his upcoming anthology Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom, a tribute to Edgar Rice Burroughs classic series.

Here’s the description:

Readers of all ages have read and loved Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Mars series since the first book, A Princess of Mars, was published in 1912. Fans have marveled at the adventures of John Carter, an Earthman who suddenly finds himself on a strange new world: Mars. Now, in time for the 100th anniversary of that seminal work and the release of a Disney feature film, comes an anthology of original stories featuring John Carter of Mars, in brand new adventures. Collected by veteran anthology editor John Joseph Adams, this anthology features a forward by Tamora Pierce, stories and original art from titans of literature and illustrations such as Peter S. Beagle, Garth Nix, Charles Vess, and many more, plus a glossary of Mars by Richard A. Lupoff.

And here’s the table of contents:

  1. “The Metal Men of Mars” by Joe R. Lansdale (Illustrated by Gregory Manchess)
  2. “Three Deaths” by David Barr Kirtley (Illustrated by Charles Vess)
  3. “The Ape-Man of Mars” by Peter S. Beagle (Illustrated by Jeremy Bastian)
  4. “A Tinker of Warhoon” by Tobias S. Buckell (Illustrated by Chrissie Zullo)
  5. “Vengeance of Mars” by Robin Wasserman (Illustrated by Misako Rocks)
  6. “Woola’s Song” by Theodora Goss (Illlustrated by Joe Sutphin)
  7. “The River Gods of Mars” by Austin Grossman (Illustrated by Meinert Hansen)
  8. “The Bronze Man of Mars” by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (Illustrated by Tom Daly)
  9. “A Game of Mars” by Genevieve Valentine (Illustrated by Molly Crabapple)
  10. “Sidekick of Mars” by Garth Nix (Illustrated by Mike Cavallaro)
  11. “The Ghost of the Superstition Mountains” by Chris Claremont (Illustrated by John Picacio)
  12. “The Jasoom Project” by S. M. Stirling (Illustrated by Jeff Carlisle)
  13. “Coming of Age in Barsoom” by Catherynne M. Valente (Illustrated by Michael Wm. Kaluta)
  14. “The Death Song of Dwar Guntha” by Jonathan Maberry (Illustrated by Daren Bader)

Also included:

  • Foreword by Tamora Pierce
  • Introduction by John Joseph Adams
  • Appendix: A Barsoomian Gazetteer, or, Who’s Who and What’s What on Mars by Richard A. Lupoff

The anthology is to be published by Simon & Schuster for Young Readers in February 2012 and is now available for pre-order.

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1 Comment on TOC: ‘Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom’ Edited by John Joseph Adams

  1. I definitely am going to be picking this one up.

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