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Finally Checking It Out: The Moon Maid (Edgar Rice Burroughs)

moon-maidAs a kid I never checked out Edgar Rice Burroughs.  Tarzan just really held no interest for me.  In 2007 my heavy metal co-worker Bruce gave me the John Carter of Mars books to read because he knew I was …

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John Carter of Mars

So nothing exciting on my end today.  Just doing some work on promo follow-up.  But I did find out about this trailer for the John Carter movie.  Dejah Thoris isn’t the unquestionable degree of red she should be, but it …

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  1. GoddakkAttack says:

    i haven’t really looked into this but if he’s on mars why is he fighting romans?

  2. Yeah, I know, I think they would look a lot less Roman if they had their skin painted the colors they are supposed to be in the books. But I guess Disney is low on cash. The outfits they are actually supposed to wear would probably look even more homosexual than the Roman ones. Basically leather speedos with belts to hang swords & wallets & such off of. So I think I’m okay with them just going Roman style….

  3. Also I should mention that I like the books enough that I had that band Panthan that is named after the mercenaries in the book.