Posts Tagged 'John Carter'

John Carter in Theaters March 9th

Posted on January 26 2012 by Publisher

John Carter is a 2012 American epic science fiction film featuring John Carter, the heroic protagonist of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 11-volume Barsoom series. In the film, former Confederate captain John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) is transported to Mars (“Barsoom”). There he becomes part of a conflict between the various nations of the planet, whose leaders include […]

Fantasy artist Frazetta, 82, dies in Fla.

Posted on May 20 2010 by Publisher

Pioneering fantasy artist Frank Frazetta died Monday in a Fort Myers, Fla., hospital, a manager said. He was 82. Frazetta had been out to dinner with his daughters Sunday but suffered a stroke at his Boca Grande home later that night and was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital, manager Rob Pistella said. A hospital spokeswoman […]

John Carter of Barsoom (Mars)

Posted on March 30 2010 by Publisher

With a movie in the works, let’s revisit Edgar Rice Burroughs original narrative. Burroughs started writing his Martian adventures in 1911, and even though science claims there is no life on Mars his stories remain vibrant and timeless tales, because Burroughs knew the appeal and power of the Martian myth. Writers like Ray Bradbury and […]