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Back in the 1970s Marvel Comics published a series starring one of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ seminal characters, John Carter, which featured the work of Marv Wolfman, Gil Kane, Dave Cockrum, Chris Claremont, Walt Simonson and many more great creators. John Carter, Warlord of Mars ran for 28 issues with three annuals, and next month Dark Horse will release a collection of the entire series.
You can find more info and a six-page preview featuring some sweet Gil Kane/Dave Cockrum art after the jump.
John Carter of Mars: Warlord of Mars
The greatest hero of two worlds, spacefaring adventurer John Carter of Mars, returns! Marvel at these classic tales of danger and daring as John Carter battles deadly opponents, warring civilizations, and a host of Barsoomian beasts, and see for yourself why Edgar Rice Burroughs’ John Carter has been one of fandom’s favorite sci-fi characters for nine decades!
* Featuring comics legends Marv Wolfman, Chris Claremont, Gil Kane, Frank Miller, and many more.
* This volume includes all twenty-eight issues of John Carter: Warlord of Mars plus all three annuals, collected for the first time!
Writer: Marv Wolfman, Chris Claremont
Penciller: Gil Kane, Walt Simonson, Frank Miller, Sal Buscema, and others
Publication Date: February 23, 2011
Format: B&W, 632 pages, TPB, 7″ x 10″