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JOHN CARTER COMICS ~ Marvel 1-10
Edgar Rice Burroughs'  John Carter Warlord of Mars

John Carter - Early Years Comics
Is Featured In Gallery 17
Writer for most of the adaptations was Marv Wolfman
(Annuals and issues 1-15)


1
1977 King-Size Annual
“The first and greatest epic-adventure hero in a
special novel-length world-spanning thriller!”
When Walk the Ancient Dead (Buscema & Chan)
(Loosely based on "The Ancient Dead"
 
 
 
 

 


2
1978 King-Size Annual
“Only John Carter stands between a ravaging
horde of headless beasts --
and the safety of his adopted world!
But this time the Warlord of Mars is hopelessly
Outnumbered!”
The Headmen of Mars (Chan)
Ch. 1:  Gale!
Ch. 2: In the Land of the Headless Humans
Ch. 3: Strange Companions
Ch. 4: Rescue
Ch. 5: Horror!


3
1979 Annual
“Altar of the Amazons!”
Pt. 1: Amazons of Mars! (Weiss & DeZuniga)
Pt. 2: When Walks the Goddess... (Dejah’s Story)
Barsoomian Chronicles letters page

1
June 1977
“Action-Packed 1st Issue!
Savage Fury from the Creator of Tarzan!”
The Air Pirates of Mars (Kane & Cockrum):
Chapter One
Welcome Back, Carter - text editorial


2
July 1977
“One Earthman Battles Alone Against the Savage
White Apes of Mars!
And to the Victor -- The Hand of Dejah Thoris!”
The Air Pirates of Mars (Kane & Nebres):
Ch. 2: From the Shadows... Stara-Kan!

3
August 1977
“You kidnapped Dejah Thoris!
You sent this beast to murder me!
For that and more -- you will Die!”
The Air Pirates of Mars (Kane & Nebres):
Ch. 3: Requiem for a Warlord
Barsoomian Chronicles - letters page
A Barsoomian Portfolio art page by Alex Nino


4
September 1977
“The First and Greatest Hero of Them All!
To Rescue Dejah Thoris, John Carter Must
Save the Fiend He’s Sworn to Kill!
The Air Pirates of Mars (Kane & Nebres):
Ch. 4: Raiding Party

 


5
October 1977
“Giant Battle Issue
‘Stand back!
John Carter and Stara Kan must fight...
To the Death’”
The Air Pirates of Mars (Kane & Nebres)
Ch. 5: ...and One Shall Die!
Barsoomian Chronicles - letters page


6
November 1977
“Alone Against a World!
‘Every warrior on this planet is out for my blood...
...but any blood spilled will not belong to John Carter!’”
The Air Pirates of Mars (Kane & Mesina)
Ch. 6: Hell in Helium!

7
December 1977
“Dejah Thoris is Back!
Now Nothing Can Stop John Carter’s Wrath!
This is the Big One! Showdown!”
Air Pirates of Mars (Kane & Sutton)
Ch. 7: Dejah Thoris Lives


8
January 1978
“The Greatest Martian Epic of Them All!
As Helium Crumbles, John Carter Must Battle...
The Beast with the Touch of Stone
The Marvel Explosion Begins Here!”
Air Pirates of Mars (Kane & Nebres)
Ch. 8: Flesh May Wither... and Stone May Crumble!

9
February 1978
“Giant Battle Issue
‘This is it, Tars Tarkas!
Now we fight -- to the Death!’”
The Air Pirates of Mars (Kane & Nebres)
Ch. 9: Armageddon... At Last!
Barsoomian Chronicles - letters page



10
March 1978
“Is This the Death of Barsoom!
You’ll be shocked when you read the
final chapter of the Air Pirates of Mars!”
The Air Pirates of Mars (Kane & the Tribe)
Ch. 10: Confrontation
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