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JOHN CARTER: WARLORD OF MARS



Early Years
John Carter - Marvel Issues 1-10
Are Featured In Gallery 17A


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John Carter's first appearance in comic format was in The Funnies.
Issue #30, May 1939 thru Issue #56, June, 1941.
Most of the art was by John Coleman Burroughs
#30: May, 1939 - 4 pages of JC by an unknown author.
#31: May, 1939 - 4 pages of JC by unknown
#32: June 1939 - 4 pages of JC by unknown
#33: July, 1939 - 4 pages of JC by unknown
#34: August, 1939 - 4 pages of JC by JCB
#35: September, 1939 - 4 pages of JC by JCB
#36: October, 1939 - 4 pages of JC by JCB
#37: November, 1939 - 4 pages of JC by JCB
#38: December, 1939 - 4 pages of JC by JCB
#39: January, 1940 - 4 pages of JC by JCB
#40: February, 1940 - "The Decision" 8 pages of JC by JCB
#41: March, 1940 - 8 pages of JC by JCB
#42: April, 1940 -"Cavern's Horror" 8 pages of JC by JCB
#43: May, 1940 - "Death on the Red Desert" 8 pages of JC by JCB
#44: June, 1940 - 8 pages of JC by JCB
#45: July, 1940 - 8 pages of JC by JCB
#46: August, 1940 - "The Battle of Zodanga" 8 pages of JC by JCB
#47: September, 1940 - 8 pages of JC by JCB
#48: October, 1940 - 8 pages of JC by JCB
#49: November, 1940 - 8 pages of JC by JCB
#50: December, 1940 - 8 pages of JC by JCB
#51: January, 1941 - 8 pages of JC by JCB
#52: February, 1941 - 8 pages of JC by JCB
#53: March, 1941 - 6 pages of JC by JCB
#54: April, 1941 - 6 pages of JC by JCB
#55: May, 1941 - 6 pages of JC by JCB
#56: June, 1941 - "Guardian of the North" 6 pages of JC by JCB
#57: July, 1941 - The promised JC story, "The Green Men Again!" does not appear.

See ERBzine 0825
for Funnies Illustrated Bibliography featuring John Carter



Dell Fast Action Book - Feb/Mar, 1940: John Carter of Mars
A Dell Fast Action Story - Feb/Mar, 1940
John Carter's second comic appearance.
95 b&w interior illustrations reproduced from
The Funnies nos. 30-39.

Better Little Book #1402: John Carter of Mars - 1940
Better Little Book #1402: John Carter of Mars - 1940
209 b&w interior illustrations by John Coleman Burroughs
Many of the illustrations are reproductions of panels drawn for The Funnies.


House of Greystoke Reprint of the JCB JC Sunday Strips
John Carter of Mars Sunday Strips by John Coleman Burroughs
The strips were reprinted by Dark Horse in their Tarzan's Lost Adventure serial.
United Feature Syndicate - December 7, 1941 thru April 3, 1943
69 nine-panel strips - Some are adapted from The Funnies
The strip was written by ERB and illustrated by JCB.
After the first 10 weeks the strip features new original story lines.
ERB probably discontinued the strip because of his
duties as a war correspondent in the Pacific.


 

John Carter of Mars: Dell Comic #375 - My intro to Barsoom back in 1952
John Carter of Mars - Dell ReprintJohn Carter of Mars - Dell Reprint
John Carter of Mars - Dell Reprint
Dell John Carter of Mars Comics '52/'53 & '63/'64 Reprints
Jesse Marsh art - Adaptations of  PM, GM & WM.
#375: February, 1952 - "The Prisoner of the Tharks" - 32 colour pages
#437: November, 1952 - "The Black Pirates of Omean"
#488: 1953 - "Tyrant of the North"



The Martian: Sun Weekly, Oct 1958 - May 1959
 The Martian in British Sun Weekly
Adapted from PM by D.R. Morton - Drawn by Robert Forest
#507: October 25, 1958 thru #537: May 23, 1959

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