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Could Disney's John Carter help inspire a comeback of classic adventure lit for kids and young adults?

The list of major creative minds who, in their boyhood, discovered Edgar Rice Burroughs’ world of Barsoom and were inspired by it are legion: Ray Bradbury, Arthur Clark, Carl Sagan, and James Cameron are just a few who are on record as having…

Just how popular were Edgar Rice Burroughs "John Carter" Novels? Think Harry Potter and then some…..

In 1945 more than 30,000, 000 copies of his novels in 58 languages and dialects made him the most widely read author on earth. In the July 14 edition of Liberty Magazine, way back in 1945, Lloyd Shearer wrote an article about Edgar…

Could Disney's John Carter help inspire a comeback of classic adventure lit for kids and young adults?

The list of major creative minds who, in their boyhood, discovered Edgar Rice Burroughs’ world of Barsoom and were inspired by it are legion: Ray Bradbury, Arthur Clark, Carl Sagan, and James Cameron are just a few who are on record as having…