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ERBapa 24Amateur Press Associations are a means to bring together those interested in a common subject through their regular contributions to a shared publication. APA members must maintain active participation to remain in good standing. Memberships in APAs are usually small to keep the publications manageable. Each member offers a unique perspective which meets few restrictions from editorial control. Because of the limited membership and the number of issues published, only a few outsiders are able to see all the hard work and worthwhile articles put into most APA issues.

ERBapa was founded in 1984 by ERB fan, John Guidry. He modeled the society after other typical amateur press societies, seeing the organization as one which would allow ERB fans to share their “comments, musings, rantings and ravings, fond memories, whatever....”

John decided to limit membership to 36 -- to commemorate the age at which ERB began writing. Members would pay a nominal membership fee and would then, four times a year, type up a minimum of two pages of material and send 50 copies to John. He would then collate and bind the material, and return a copy to each member. Six slots were set aside for “Honourary Members” (chosen by member vote) which were honoured for their lifetime commitment to ERB fandom. People on the waitlist had first option to buy any extra copies.



Our ERBzine APA site has been created to give Burroughs fans a better idea of this very special organization for ERB fans and scholars. We have included all the APA cover art from issue #1, membership information, APA news, searchable contents lists from the later editions, membership lists -- past and present -- and links to scores of articles by ERBapa members that have been reprinted in our weekly online fanzine -- ERBzine.

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CONTENTS OF THE CURRENT ISSUE
KAOR:
Official Editor: Bob McGeeney
Deadline for Issue #151 submissions: October 31, 2021
Goodwin, Jim: Current discovery: "Reviews of ER Burroughs and Star Trek Price Guides" with cover illustration. Jim Goodwin's ERB Paperback Bibliography

Griffin, Scott Tracy: ERB and the El Caballero Country Club in the Los Angeles Times 1925, Part 2 ~ Many entries concerning ERB's involvement with the El Cab and Southern Califonria
    Plus: TARZAN AND HOLLYWOOD: Another Shelf in the Completist's Library: Part 8: Novels and Nonfiction by the Tarzan Film Players and Crew (cont) ~ 10 pages, Enjoy Tracy's many ERBzine features
Buckingham, Gary A.: Let History Be Your Guide: Preview of the author's book: Tarzan: Untamed Frontiers plus one art piece illustration ~ 4 pages
Dumont, Richard: Review and appreciation of the ERB Authorized Library editions from ERB, Inc. ~ Lists of favourite movies and authors.
Hanson, Alan: ERB and the Automobile Part 3 ~ More of ERB's Fictional Cars: Appearances in The Lad and the Lion, The Son of Tarzan, The Man-Eater, The Rider, The Oakdale Affair, Tarzan the Untamed, The Efficiency Expert, The Girl from Hollywood, Marcia of the Doorstep, Tarzan at the Earth's Core, You Lucky Girl!, Calling All Cars, Pirate Blood, Tarzan and the Lion Man, Tarzan and the Lost Empire ~ One photo of ERB and his new 1937 Packard in Vancouver, BC ~ 10 pages ~ Navigation Guide to the 73 Hanson articles in ERBzine.com.
    PLUS: Exploring Tarzan's Africa: A Mangani Addendum - Part one ~ 4 Tarzan illustrations ~ 12 pages
Conran, Mike: Dynamite Comics Dejah Thoris Volume 3 Cover Checklist ~ Part 3 ~ 57 Comics cover illustration
Martin, John: ERB Originated a Universe: Discussion of the multiple related ERB books -- including ERB's Worlds plus John's original 15-stanza poem: A Visit to the Bookshop Plus 12 mailing comments. ~ 7 illustrations ~ 14 pages ~ Guide to the Many John Martin Articles in ERBzine
McGeeney, Bob: Review of "Edge of All Worlds: Carson of Venus" by Matt Betts plus The Artist Edition of "Tarzan of the Apes" from ERBbooks. Three illustrations
Moran, M.J.: My adventures though ERB ~ Musings: Memories of the author's longtime ERB hobby ~ Reviews: "Carson of Venus: The Edge of All Worlds" by Matt Betts and "Pellucidar: Dark of the Sun" by Christopher Paul Carey. Caveat: Reflections in Adventure: Introduction, 1903-1911: Minidoka 1903 ~ A Princess of Mars 1911 ~ Outlaw of Torn 1911 ~ Tarzan of the Apes 1912 ~ 8 Pages
Lupton, Robert Allen: Looking back over the last 38 years to APA's beginning. List of the multiple attractions to take in while at the 2021 Albuquerque Dum-Dum plus Registration info ~ List of Actresses who portrayed Jane in film and on stage with 42 photos ~ The latest Lupton short story publications ~ Reminder that all 1,200 of the author's 100-word ERB Drabbles with illustrations and links may be enjoyed in ERBzine at www.ERBzine.com/lupton ~ 6 pages with 42 photos
Ross, Bill: ERB Collector: A Princess of Mars: Cover illustrations for 12 of the countless paperback editions plus a list of the 72 publishers of "Princess" softcover editions listed in AbeBooks.
Denkena, Kurt S.: Fuwalda: Description and covers of some of the ERB editions in Germany ~ 4 illustrations
Strong, Lee: Essay: "Empowering Minor Burroughs Characters"  ~ "Dragons of Pellucidar" Ch. 6 ~ Comments on issue #149 submissions ~ 8 pages
Sachlas, Demos: ERBographia: "The Tarzan Twins" ~ A review of Burroughs' activities between 1924 and 1928, the period during which these two short Tarzan stories were written. ~ 8 illustrations with list of publishing notes and submission comments ~ 8 pages
Huckenpohler, JG: Book Review: "Tarzan: Battle for Pellucidar" by Matt Betts ~ Submission Comments for APA 149 ~ In Memorium: Joe Lara ~ Huck's beloved 14-year-old cat, Numa ~ 2 photos
Ekman, Fredrik: ERB in Early Swedish Newspapers: Movies ~ Books ~ Animal Names ~ Various Sightings . . . Fredrik's ERBapa Submissions over previous editions: Analyzing Burroughs Writings ~ Comics ~ Movies ~ Games ~ Burroughs Inspiration ~ Pastiche and Literary Relevance ~ Baroomian Language ~ Burroughs in Sweden ~ Miscellaneous. . . Mailing Comments for Nos. 147, 148, 149. Read Fredrik's many features in ERBzine.
Franke III, Henry: ERBapa Rap (submission featured only pages 5 and 6 of article)
Shoemaker, Kurt: Texas Wave: Recent Seattle visit of six weeks with books, etc acquired ~ Comments on recent APA submissions
Bob McGeeney OE: The Last Word . . . comments on this issue's submissions


Previous Issue
ERBapa 149 ~ April 2021

COVER: Tarzan featured in a Signal Gasoline ad: The Power of Tarzan.
Kaor: APA info from O/E Bob McGeeney
Denkena, Kurt S.: FUWALDA Updates from Germany ~ APEX Publisher announces German editions of Tarzan the Untamed and Tarzan the Terrible ~ Many ERB titles appear every month from small publishers ~ 10 cover illustrations
Dumont, Richard: Dorothy Dandridge in Tarzan's Peril: Bio info with photos from the film.
DeForest, Tim: Tarzan's Magic Fountain (1948) - a review ~ Two illos
Goodwin, Jim: Discussion on Doug Ellis' fanzine about fanzines ~ Reprinted Dick Lupoff's contribution: "Burroughs Bounces Back" and one illo.
Conran, Mike: Dynamite Comics Cover Checklist: Vampirella and Dejah Thoris -- Covers including variants with artists identified plus info on writer Erik Burnham and artist Ediano Silva ~ 74 thumbnail cover illos.
Hanson, Alan: ERB and the Automobile - Part 2: ERB's First Fictional Cars. Cars described in Tarzan of the Apes (Dec. 1911- May 1912), The Return of Tarzan (Dec 1912 - Jan. 1913) ~ The Beasts of Tarzan (Jan-Feb, 1914) ~ The Girl From Farris's (July 1913 - March 1914) ~ The Mad King (Oct.-Nov. 1913 / Sept.-Nov. 1914)  ~ In-depth commentary with two photos and one St. John art piece ~ 8 Pages. Read over 60 of Alan's incredibly researched ERB articles in ERBzine: www.erbzine.com/hanson
Ross, Bill: ERB Collector #114 ~ Fanzines mentioned: Keys to Other Doors: Some Lists for a Pulp Collector's Notebook edited by John DeWalt and Iscariot. Commentary of their relation to ERB and pulp zines. 8 Cover illos.
Griffin, Scott Tracy: In Memoriam - ERB Film Personnel 2018-2019: Bios and Filmographies of recently departed actors:  Donnelly Rhodes ~ Edward M. Abroms ~ Anne V. Coates ~ Patricia Morison ~ Les Kaluza ~ Russ McCubbin ~ Gary Cockrell ~ Ivan J. Rado ~ Winston Ntshona ~ Nicolas Roeg ~ Lena Ferugia ~ Jan-Michael Vincent ~ Don Bragg ~ Morgan Woodward ~ John Carl Buechler ~ Noah Keen ~ Shane Rimmer ~ JohnMcEnery ~ Ron Smerczak ~ Bridget Biagi ~ Steve Hawkes ~ Danny Keogh ~ Alien Church ~ Martin H. Tubor ~ Jan Merlin ~ Diahann Carroll ~ Igo Kantor ~ William Wintersole ~ Rene Auberjonois ~ Tony Britton ~ Helen Gerald.
Part II: Tarzan and Hollywood: Another Shelf in the Completist's Library ~ Part 9: The Film and Television Industry: A review of The Invisible Art: The Legends of Matte Painting by Barron and Cotta Vaz.
TRACY'S FEEDBACK: Bill Hillman Congratulations (Many thanks for this Tracy - Bill) ~ Sad farewell to long-time ERBapan Dorothy "D.J." Howell after 147 issues ~ Increase efforts to bring up dwindling membership :: 12 pages
McGeeney, Bob: Many rediscoveries while organizing personal collection: Larry Ivie's Monsters and Heroes with ERB connections and MAD' Tarzan parodies.
Illos: 5 Ivie covers and a MAD Special cover with a page of Tarzan Parodies.
Wilcutt, Dennis: Top Ten Lists: Westerns, Movies, Fictional Characters, Writers, Artists, TV Westerns, Favourite Books ~ 15 Comments
Sachias, Demos: ERBographia: A multitude of quotes and  thoughts related to Tarzan and the Ant Men -- many from ERB . . . plus 32 reference notes. ~ 13 Comments.
Adams, Chris L.: Firepower of The Legend of Tarzan:  The Guns of the Belgians ~ The Movie Guns of the Good Guys: Descriptions with 21 photos.
Strong, Lee: The Polodian Times: ERB, Inc. to Publish Multiple New and Old Books ~ Publications will include Tarzan, Mars, Venus, Pellucidar and More :: "Lee Strong Putters Along" with many writing projects ~ Essay: Forward Into the Future! What is "the Burroughs Universe" and Where Should It Go? ~ Review: The Pursuit of the Pankera by Robert A. Heinlein. ~ 8 pages.
Martin, John: "Tarzan's Closeup View of Eternity" Pondering religion in ERB's books.
Huckenpohler, J. G.: Thoughts on Alan Hanson's Exploring Tarzan's Africa ~ In Memoriam: Michael Dennis Henry (15 August 1936 - 8 January 2021) ~
18 Comments
Cozort, Dale: Ape-Men and Lost Cities Zine ~ CONTENTS: What This? ~ Reading/Movies ~ Writing ~ Comments ~ Josiah Wild, Ape Man in Space ~ 8 Pages
Franke, Henry G. III: Under the Moons of Mars: Discussion of ERB's version of Mars and what we have learned of Mars in the century since his depictions a century ago. 18 photos of Mars.
Lupton, Robert Allen: The many writing successes under Robert's Dum Dum Tree ~ 6 Colour Illos.
Shoemaker, Kurt: Pursuits and purchases over the last three months ~ 22 extensive comments
Krabacher, Tom: Comments on the work of Jim Cawthorn and UK's Anotar ~ Report on personal activities ~ Remembering Mike Henry ~ Appearance in Thomas Yeates' Prince Valiant strip ~ Three Krenkel sketches from Amra ~ 11 Comments
Terrell, Jess: Recent events in FLAT-ERB Facebook Group ~ Discussions: 1. Does the presence of Jane limit ERB's storytellig? ~ 2. Does Jane have potential beyond what we saw in the Tarzan books? ~ 3. How would Tarzan and Jane work together in a jungle adventure? ~ 4. Who is Loto? And who is Betty Callwell? ~ 5. Did Burroughs know of Kipling and Mowgli? Was Burroughs influenced by Haggard? ~ 6. What was the purpose of Jungle Tales and why did Burroughs use the short story format? ~ 7. What are some of the plot points and techniques used by Edgar Rice Burroughs? ~ 8. Why did the period of 1969-80 inspire the ERB resurgence?  ::  14 Illustrations
OE Bob McGeeney's Last Word: Comments on all submissions in this issue of ERBapa #149.


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