A new softcover
edition of Clark A. Brady’s The Burroughs Cyclopaedia (ISBN 0-7864-2123-1)
is now available from McFarland Publishers, since the 1996 hardback edition
is out of print. They sell for #39.95 (plus S&H). Order by calling
800-253-2187 or online at www.mcfarlandpub.com. Overleaf is the front page
of the brochure from Easton Press advertising the first five Martian stories
of ERB, published in Easton’s usual fine leather bindings with gold tooling
of the Clinton Pettee icon of a Thark on the front cover and spine. Their
toll-free number is 1-800-367-4534. Including S&H, the total price
comes to $64 per volume.
Radio Spirits has announced CD publication of the 1932 Tarzan radio
shows featuring Jim Pierce and Joan Burroughs Pierce. They have been digitally
remastered and issued on three disks in an attractive Ed Monroe cassette
box. We think they will be available in the Spring, but Radio Spirits did
not list it in their latest catalog, so we will pass on the information
in a future newsletter as soon as we know it.
convention. One of the handouts with this publication is a comic book version
of A Princess of Mars by Harry Roland. It is
In other news,
the National Capital Panthans has just printed their 100th Journal which
will be distributed at next year's E.C.O.F.
excellent work, reminiscent of Kari T. Leppanen's work on the same
story for the leading sci-fi fanzine of Finland, Portti, several years
ago. The artist has only finished the first 12 pages, taking John Carter
to the incubator chambers on Mars, but we
will attempt to negotiate with him to possibly run it as a serial in
the Burroughs Bulletin. As you can see from the photo, it is
We are reviving plans to continue "The Illustrated Tarzan Books" of
the 1930s which was begun by Vernell Coriell many years ago but never continued.
He pasted these daily strips of Maxon and Juhré into scrapbooks,
and they have not aged gracefully — yellowed pages and bleed-through of
the paste he used — but they are a unique record of the 1930s which we
think should be made public. I am surprised that no commercial publisher
has ever tackled the job.