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TARZAN CONQUEROR OF MARS Hardcover Signed

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TARZAN CONQUEROR OF MARS Hardcover Signed

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Deluxe Hardcover edition with bonus material and signed bookplate. Our Highest Recommendation. By Will Murray. Cover art by Romas Kukalis.

Cool wrap-around cover by Romas Kukalis. Bookplate signed by Doug Murray, Kukalis, and ERB in facsimile. Bonus 11-page afterword by Murray, detailing how this story came to be written, including his complete original premise, along with preliminary pencil roughs for various incarnations of the final cover. Mysteriously teleported to Mars just as John Carter once was, Tarzan searches for the one man who could show him the path home—The Warlord of Mars!


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Cool wrap-around cover by Romas Kukalis. Bookplate signed by Will Murray, Kukalis, and ERB in facsimile. Bonus 11-page afterword by Murray, detailing how this story came to be written, including his complete original premise, along with preliminary pencil roughs for various incarnations of the final cover. Mysteriously teleported to Mars just as John Carter once was, Tarzan searches for the one man who could show him the path home—The Warlord of Mars!

I'm a huge fan of Murray's first Tarzan novel, Return to Pal-Ul-Don. And just like reading Return, I was sorry to see this new novel come to an end. It's really fun, nice and long at 460 pages. Murray captures ERB's style and voice very well. John Carter finally comes into play...in a major way...but not until halfway through the novel! I could elaborate, but no more spoilers. For the first half of the book, Tarzan 1) manages to stay alive, not easy, 2) explores the outer reaches of Mars, far from civilization, and 3) begins to meet the many denizens of Mars: White Apes, a Zitidar, Thoats (which he masters riding), and Green Martians.

But using his head and the amazing strength and leaping ability of an earthman on Mars--just as John Carter found--Tarzan is making friends, making new weapons (he lost everything, even his father's knife, when he was teleported), gaining followers, and learning how to survive in a very, very hostile world that has clearly seen better days.

Murray: "To my surprise and delight, Mars wasn't quite so alien to Tarzan as it must first seem. There were apes. Analogues to lions. Even analogues to elephants. All this made his adaptation to the Red Planet more plausible."

Wild Adventures of Edgar Rice Burroughs Series #9. This deluxe hardcover is only available in very limited outlets and although it has no stated limitation, none of these are done in particularly large editions, since they are only available to us from the author himself.

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Item Code TARCONH
Publisher Altus
Publish Date 2020
Binding Hard Cover
Dimensions 6x9
# Pages 456pg
Color Text/b&w
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