john carter of mars

Any fan of Edgar Rice Burroughs, you may very well be familiar with the upcoming John Carter of Mars movie, based on the 11-volume “Barsoom” book series.

The John Carter of Mars movie is based on the first story published that had John Carter in it, A Princess of Mars.  As far as I’m concerned, John Carter ranks right behind the Tarzan series, but extended the fantasy beyond the world we know as Earth and expand on the fiction with the angle of science fiction behind it. (I believe both characters came about in literature in the same year, 1912.)

Generally speaking, John Carter is an American Civil War vet who finds himself transported to Mars, where he discovers alien life, local strife and a planet that used to be Earthlike but has slowly become less habitable as the planet devolved through time.

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