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Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Moons of Mars

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 [...]

January 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

A Dumbed-Down Trailer for ‘John Carter’

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 [...]

February 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Who is John Carter? (A John Carter Primer)

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 [...]

January 25, 2012 // 6 Comments