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A Princess of Mars

A Princess of Mars
“Suddenly projected to Mars, Captain John Carter of the Confederate Army found himself captive of the savage green men of Thark. With him was Dejah Thoris, lovely Princess of Helium. 50 more words

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Mission Impossible 5: Rogue Nation - Teaser Trailer

As someone who’s enjoyed the television show that the Mission Impossible movies are based on it has always bothered me that the movies are essentially the Tom Cruise Show.   198 more words


Barsoom by Three

Zoinks ! It’s been three years ?! And I’m still all hung up on it… Oh, well, you ( or me anyways ) don’t really stop loving something you love. 80 more words


Book Review: The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Having been a little disappointed by the first of John Carter’s adventures on Mars, this has sat waiting on my Kindle for quite some time, but looking for a quick, easy read and having enjoyed Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan adventures I thought I’d give it another go. 500 more words


enchanting and inspiring

“Few western wonders are more inspiring than the beauties of an Arizona moonlit landscape; the silvered mountains in the distance, the strange lights and shadows upon hog back and arroyo, and the grotesque details of the stiff, yet beautiful cacti form a picture at once enchanting and inspiring; as though one were catching for the first time a glimpse of some dead and forgotten world, so different is it from the aspect of any other spot upon our earth.” 7 more words


John has a new hair cut.

Other than the new ‘do’ I’m looking forward to a longer story. I’ll still be sticking to getting a trade edition of the series in the long run, but I think I’ll give this one a try.  http://www.bleedingcool.com/2015/01/08/enemy-enemy-friend-robert-place-napton-talks-john-carter-special/

five million green Martians

“I had at least two friends on Mars; a young woman who watched over me with motherly solicitude, and a dumb brute which, as I later came to know, held in its poor ugly carcass more love, more loyalty, more gratitude than could have been found in the entire five million green Martians who rove the deserted cities and dead sea bottoms of Mars.” 7 more words