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John Carter of Mars 
John Carter of Mars (Library of Wonder): 
A Princess of Mars, 
The Gods of Mars, 
The Warlord of Mars
by Edgar Rice Burroughs, 
Thomas Yeates (Illustrator), 
Michael Ashley (Introduction)
Hardcover ~ 504 pages
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Bob Clampett's Beany & Cecil DVD with Burroughs "Mars" Test Footage - 1936
Marking their 60th anniversary in show business, Beany, Cecil and the gang are back in Bob Clampett's Beany and Cecil the Special Edition Volume 2. To make it even more special, we found in our warehouse a limited supply of Beany and Cecil the Special Edition Volume 1, the highly prized release from the year 2000, now out of print. It has become a collector’s item.

This unopened stock of Volume 1 is being offered at its original price while supplies last. The first chance in nearly a decade to own the classic Beany and Cecil cartoons and the Time for Beany puppet shows. Packed with Rare Archival Materials. Interviews with Creator Bob Clampett. Transfers from the original camera negatives. Volume 2 cartoons in English and Spanish.

Only available at

Of special interest to ERB/JCB and Bob Clampett fans and scholars is the rare footage of the John Carter Animation Project test footage from the 1930s. 

Early '70s photo courtesy of  Rob Clampett
Bob Clampett and John Coleman Burroughs with the promotional portfolio of their John Carter project

For more on the John Carter project see: ERBzine 2175 and ERBzine 2176

Grand Master of Fantasy - The Paintings of J. Allen St. John
The Vanguard ULTRA edition of only 300 copies is now available. The ULTRA is like the Deluxe edition, with endpapers, bonus folio and slipcase but, is beautifully bound in genuine leather and will have one bonus plate featuring a previously unpublished St. John Tarzan painting. It comes signed, not only by primary authors Stephen D. Korshak and J. David Spurlock, but is also signed by contributing authors: Jack Williamson, Danton Burroughs, Robert R. Barrett, and Vincent DiFate. Our understanding is that these were the last items signed by Jack Williamson and Danton Burroughs prior to their passing. The ULTRA sells for $250 + $15 s/h in the USA. The ULTRA is available exclusively from the publisher: 
Vanguard Productions, 186 Center Street, Suite 200, Clinton, NJ 08809 
More information is available on their website

The great J. Allen St. John retrospective from Vanguard Productions, The Paintings of J. Allen St. John-Grand Master of Fantasy, is finally at press. The full-color, 160-page, 9 x 12 book, by Stephen D. Korshak and J. David Spurlock has been in the works for many years. Final proofs have been seen by S. Bradleigh Vinson, Robert R. Barrett, and Danton Burroughs who all expressed that it is everything St. John and Burroughs fans have been hoping for. Included are both classic and rare images -- some previously unpublished including multiple newly discovered unpublished Burroughs works! The text is the most in-depth coverage to-date on the artist and features guest essays along with an Introduction by Lin Carter and an Afterword by Frank Frazetta

As with most Vanguard books, including their RGK: The Art of Roy G. Krenkel (2004), and their earlier, Drawings of St. John (2005), there will be a paperback ($24.95), hardback ($39.95), and Deluxe hardback with slipcase and 16-pg bonus folio ($59.95). 

More information is available on their website Note: they do not take credit cards on their website. They prefer you mail in an order with your check. Vanguard is also in production on a new How to Draw book by Tarzan comic-book artist Joe Kubert and, Frazetta: The Definitive Reference which features John Carter on the cover.

Vanguard Productions,186 Center Street, Suite 200, Clinton, NJ 08809
4 Colour: Fires of Tohr
Written by Robert P. Thompson and Gaylor DuBois, art by Jesse Marsh.
Dark Horse Archives presents the first four issues of this influential Golden Age series in a handsome hardcover -- kicking off a comprehensive program that will collect the first 19 years of the classic title! In 1947, artist Jesse Marsh left Walt Disney Studios -- where he had worked on Pinocchio, Fantasia, and various animated shorts‹to work for Western Publishing full time. Tarzan was one of his first assignments, with the iconic character's first original comic-book appearance in Dell Four-Color Comics #134. Tarzan #2 would begin Marsh's long-term collaboration with writer Gaylord DuBois. Their work drew admiration and respect from readers and peers -- Russ Manning among them -- and Marsh's art inspired future comics creators from Richard Corben to Los Bros. Hernandez!  Dark Horse plans to publish the entire run (~19 years) of Jesse Marsh's Tarzan.
256 pages, $49.95, now in stores or at: Dark Horse Comics
Written by Gaylord DeBois, art by Jesse Marsh.
The original Tarzan comics are finally back in print after sixty years! This second volume reproduces six big Golden Age issues for readers new and old to enjoy, and all stories are by the dynamite team of Gaylord DuBois and Jesse Marsh. DuBois and Marsh's 19-year collaboration on Tarzan produced a legendary body of work and an enduring vision of one of the world's foremost adventure icons. Marsh's art enthralled an entire generation of comics readers, influencing future creators the Hernandez brothers and earning the acclaim of such fellow professionals as Russ Manning and Alex Toth!  Dark Horse plans to publish the entire run (~19 years) of Jesse Marsh's Tarzan.
224 pages, $49.95, now in stores or at: Dark Horse Comics
Written by Gaylord DeBois, art by Jesse Marsh.
The world's first Tarzan comic books are back in print at last! Jesse Marsh remains one of the great, unsung artists of comics history, even though his straightforward realism was admired by such comics legends as Russ Manning and Alex Toth. Marsh's nineteen-year collaboration with writer Gaylord DuBois defined Edgar Rice Burroughs's iconic jungle lord for an entire generation of young readers, and the massive body of work they produced continues to influence comic artists to this day.
* Reproducing the now-hard-to-find and pricey issues for fans, this archive series will collect issues #11-#16.
256 pages, $49.95, Now in stores or at: Dark Horse Comics
Written by Gaylord DeBois, art by Jesse Marsh.
In the late 1940s, Dell Publishing assembled a new comics team that would leave an indelible impression on millions of young readers. For the next nineteen years, Jesse Marsh - an "artist's artist" - and Gaylord DuBois created an absorbing jungle world for Edgar Rice Burroughs's most famous character. The realism and consistent quality in their collaboration remain influential to countless comics artists today.
Reproducing the now-hard-to-find and pricey issues for fans, this archive series will collect issues #17-#21.
 Now in stores or at: Dark Horse  ~ $49.95
Written by Gaylord DeBois, art by Jesse Marsh.
In this volume, Tarzan fends off a scientist's unnaturally sized jungle animals; protects Cathne, "the city of gold," and its people from Tommy-gun-toting gangsters; outwits treacherous witch doctors and a truck-sized spider; discovers Egyptian ruins; and evades the dinosaurs of the lost land of Pal-ul-don while hunting for their eggs. The familiar faces of Boy, Jane, and Lieutenant Paul D'Arnot -- a character fashioned after Jesse Marsh himself -- return, and the recurring character Dr. MacWhirtle, a famed and eccentric paleontologist, is introduced for the first time!
Reproducing the now-hard-to-find and pricey issues for fans, this archive series will collect issues #22-#27
Now in stores or at: Dark Horse  ~ $49.95
Written by Gaylord DeBois, art by Jesse Marsh.
Collects Tarzan issues #28-#32 and Tarzan's Jungle Annual #1, from 1952.
Rediscover a legendary team-up in adventure comics, collected for the first time! Former Walt Disney Studios artist Jesse Marsh illustrated these inventive stories from Gaylord DuBois for a full nineteen years, expanding the mythology of Edgar Rice Burroughs' world-renowned character in the process.
The first tales of Tarzan of the Apes ever to be told in comics form, this collaboration was read by millions and has proved an enduring vision of the iconic jungle man. After nearly sixty years, these stories of rip-roaring adventure and good clean fun are as charming and entertaining as ever.
Now in stores or at: Dark Horse  ~ $49.95
Written by Gaylord DeBois, art by Jesse Marsh.
Collecting Dell's Tarzan #33--#38 from 1952, and introducing Goliath--the colossal lion Tarzan raises to protect the settlers of New Cathne
Join Tarzan, Jane, Boy, and their animal companions as they encounter new friends, old enemies, and undiscovered lands in the wilds of Africa. In addition to stories featuring favorite recurring characters--such as the oddball scientist Dr. MacWhirtle, the lion--taming people of Cathne, cruel Queen La, and the Waziri warriors--Tarzan meets a group of Texan cowboys out to rope lions, a filmmaker documenting African wildlife, and the marsh--dwelling people of Lutor in this volume. Always a help to his friends, whether they're beast or human, Tarzan faithfully thwarts the plans of slavers, cannibals, and poachers who would do them harm! Introducing Goliath--the colossal lion Tarzan raises to protect the settlers of New Cathne.
Now in stores or at: Dark Horse  ~ $49.95
Written by Gaylord DuBois, art by Jesse Marsh. 
The collections of this landmark golden age series continue! In this volume, Tarzan befriends the peace-loving "stork men" of the Great Swamp and fends off the area's fierce, lizard-riding cannibals while keeping the precarious situation between rival cities New Cathne and New Athne calm. Featuring such recurring characters as Chief Buto, the brave Waziri warriors, Dr. Mervin and his daughter Yolanda, and Jane and Boy, these issues also include appearances from Argus, Goliath, Jo-rah, D'Arnot, and the lost Roman legion, and introduce a man-eating tree, Africa's fearsome "spotted death," and the giant otters Nip and Tuck! 
Reprinting Dell's Tarzan #39-#43, from 1952 and 1953, for the first time. ~ 224 pages
Order at Dark Horse  ~ $49.99
Written by Gaylord DuBois, art by Jesse Marsh. 
Kreegah! Tarzan's Golden Age adventures in the heart of Africa and the lost land of Pal-ul-don continue! In addition to featuring favorite characters Muviro, Dr. MacWhirtle, Boy, Goliath, and Argus, this collection introduces both a fearsome, flying tribe of bat-worshippers and the buffalo-riding Gallugos people. New Cathne faces the threat of New Athne and the Great Swamp's thousands of Terribs, and Tarzan is caught up in the mysteries of ghosts and treasure-coated great apes. Now if only he can save Boy from a revenge-minded witch doctor before it is too late!
Collects Dell’s Tarzan’s Jungle Annual #2 and Tarzan #44-#46, from 1953 ~ 240 pages
Dark Horse  ~ $49.99
Written by Paul S. Newman, art by Jesse Marsh
In 1947, Jesse Marsh—an artist who would inspire generations of comics creators and earn the esteem of professional peers such as industry legends Russ Manning and Alex Toth—won over millions of readers with his four-color vision of Edgar Rice Burroughs' beloved character Tarzan. To the delight of his readers, Marsh would continue to draw Tarzan comics for the following nineteen years. But his passion for Burroughs' creations wasn't limited to the legendary writer's jungle lord, and in the early 1950s he teamed up with prolific comics writer Paul S. Newman to breathe life into another of Burroughs' beloved heroes: the courageous adventurer John Carter of Mars! 
Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter of Mars: The Jesse Marsh Years reprints all three issues of Dell's Four Color Comics: John Carter of Mars series in their entirety and is sure to delight fans of science fiction and Golden Age comics alike!
Dark Horse  ~ $29.99
Written by Marv Wolfman, art by Howard Chaykin, Murphy Anderson, Gray Morrow and Sal Amendola, cover by Joe Orlando. 
Since his serialized debut in All-Story magazine in 1912, the spacefaring adventurer John Carter of Mars has become one of Edgar Rice Burroughs' most beloved characters. The star of decades worth of novels and comic books, he's soon to be immortalized on the silver screen as well, in the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures major film release John Carter of Mars! In this volume, John Carter, an ex-soldier turned prospector, is transported to Mars--"Barsoom," as it is known to its natives--under mysterious circumstances, and becomes a champion dedicated to protecting his new home and newly found love, the princess Dejah Thoris, from warring alien civilizations and a host of deadly Barsoomian beasts! 
Collecting stories originally published in Tarzan 207-209 and Weird Worlds 1-7. Dark Horse
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!
* Featuring an introduction by Michael Chabon-screenwriter of the upcoming John Carter of Mars motion picture! 
Dark Horse ~ B&W, 632 pages, 7" x 10" ~ $29.99
is out in a boxed set of 3 discs, 12 episodes.
 Available are special sets autographed by Denny Miller, 
at $40.00 per set, plus $6.00 U.S. shipping. 

Each of the 3 DVDs features John McIntyre, as the Wagon Master,
with Denny "Scott" Miller, 
Terry Wilson and Frank McGrath in recurring roles. 
Guest stars include Brian Keith, Bobby Darin, Jane Wyatt, 
Leonard Nimoy, Dennis Hopper and many other Hollywood greats.

Each of the DVDs is transfered from original film prints providing
the highest quality reproduction in picture and sound. 
The boxed set features Full Screen Presentation,
Interactive Menus and Episode Selection.

Email your order through:
stating your name, address, city, state and zip code. 

See more of Denny Miller
in our ERBzine Features
ERBzine 1480 | ERBzine 1959
16 CDs ~ 3,900 Minutes ~ All the 90-Minute Colour Episodes
This autographed set will include recent interviews with 
Denny Miller and Robert Fuller
Email your order through:
stating your name, address, city, state and zip code. 
The Forest Primeval, is publishing the first in a new series of fine art prints featuring
Tarzan by Burroughs artist Joe Jusko.
All the details are available on their website:

Joe Jusko's "Tarzan And The Golden Lion":
British East Africa, 1923 – Tarzan and Jad-Bal-Ja the golden lion survey the landscape 
as they patrol Lord Greystoke’s vast African estate. 
Artist Joe Jusko captures all the power, majesty and grace of 
Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic Jungle Lord and his faithful companion.

Joe Jusko's "Tarzan and the Golden Lion" will be available this June 
through fine art sellers and comic specialty shops. 

This fine collectible will be strictly limited to 495 pieces worldwide. 
Collectors will have the choice of a 
* Deluxe 24"x36" Giclée on canvas that sells for $995 
* A 20"x30" Giclée on paper that sells for $495. 
* There will even be a Super Deluxe 40"x60" Canvas 
that will be limited to 5 pieces available at $2,495. 
All versions are subject to availability and expected to sell out quickly.
For additional information about this new series of 
fine art pieces or to reserve a print, 
contact Brad Burch (888) 266-7577 or
visit their website at
Forest Primeval has set aside a few promotional pieces for ERBzine readers at a special prepublication price. There are still a handful of pieces available at a Special Prepublication promotional savings of $200 on a first come/first served basis while they last.

Readers of the ERB family of Websites can enter promo code ERBZ38 at checkout and a $200 Discount will be automatically deducted from their order.

The $200 Prepublication Discount can be used on any canvas or paper print. This offer is strictly limited to one piece per customer. Only one order per household, credit card number or PayPal account will be accepted.

The press run on the Deluxe, Limited slipcased edition of Vanguard's 
highly-anticipated, upcoming book, 
Grand Master of Fantasy - The Paintings of J. Allen St. John, 
will be set based on advanced orders.
The only way to be sure of getting a copy is to order now from the publisher.
The Deluxe Edition of Vanguard's earlier Drawings of St. John 
sold out very quickly and this new color book 
promises to be the ultimate St. John collection. 
For more information see
or send 
$59.95 + $9.95 s/h to 
Vanguard Productions
186 Center Street Suite 200
Clinton NJ 08809
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ReelArt Studios presents a tribute to Edgar Rice Burroughs' iconic jungle hero, Tarzan of the Apes.
Inspired by the classic illustration of Burroughs artist J. Allen St. John, the statue depicts Tarzan and Jad-bal-ja, his fierce golden lion from the dust cover of the 1923 first edition A.C. McClurg book of the same title.

On sale: August 14, 2007
10" tall
Limited edition of 1000 units
Certificate of Authenticity included

TarzanTM owned by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.  Used by permission


Maureen O’Sullivan: No Average Jane
by David Fury
               David Fury
Maureen O’Sullivan: No Average Jane (Artist’s Press 2006, 450 pages, 100+ photos, $40)
The first full-length biography of the beloved Irish actress Maureen O’Sullivan will be published this fall by author David Fury, who has also written biographies of Burt Lancaster, Chuck Connors, and Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen’s jungle mate in six Tarzan pictures.

While O’Sullivan is remembered as Jane of the Tarzan pictures, she was a major star with MGM in the 1930s and had lead roles in many classic films including The Thin Man (1934), The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934), David Copperfield (1935), A Day at the Races (1937), A Yank at Oxford (1938), and Pride and Prejudice (1940). The talented actress starred in 70 films over a sixty year career, added radio acting to her repertory in the 1940s and television drama when the medium boomed in the 1950s.

In 1962 she made a critical career move to the legitimate stage in the hit comedy, Never Too Late, which ran for two years on Broadway. In 1965 the lead actors of O’Sullivan and Paul Ford starred in a screen version of the play. The actress stayed on the stage for over 30 years and had another Broadway success in 1980, Morning’s At Seven, which won the Tony Award for Best Revival. Maureen also was presented a special Drama Desk award for her performance.

After being off the big screen for twenty years, she made a strong comeback in Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), with one of the finest portrayals of her career. Maureen landed another memorable character as Kathleen Turner’s grandmother in Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), and had featured roles in several additional dramas over the next few years.

Maureen was also a busy mother and had seven children with first husband John Farrow, who died of a heart attack in 1963. She married second husband Jim Cushing in 1983, and their very happy relationship lasted until her death in 1998. This biography follows her fascinating life after being discovered in Ireland at age 18 by director Frank Borzage, who brought her to Hollywood to star in Song O’ My Heart (1930) with the legendary tenor, John McCormack.

Her life became a storybook tale when she was chosen to co-star with Johnny Weissmuller in a series of Tarzan pictures, including Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932), the classic Tarzan and His Mate (1934), and four more jungle adventures. Maureen loved acting and never retired. She was still plying her trade as an octogenarian when her fellow actresses of the 1930s were long gone from the scene. In later years she accepted her legacy as Jane to Weissmuller’s Tarzan, but in this biography you will discover that she was "No Average Jane."

(Ship date: On or about December 10, 2006... More info:

ERB's A Princess of Mars
A new Leanta Books edition lavishly illustrated by David Burton
Now available at through the LULU Books Online Order Site

Originally published in 1912, 
Edgar Rice Burroughs' A Princess of Mars
is a classic science-fiction tale, brought to life by 
the stunning artwork of David W. Burton. 
The artist has been working on the 
nearly 30 illustrations for this book for the last six years!

"David Burton's illustrations are revolutionary in the anatomical realism of the amazing creatures that inhabit Burroughs' world. This book is wonderfully illustrated throughout, with portraits of the principle characters and full-page illustrations that give insight into Burroughs' amazing world as has never been seen before." ~ Leanta

"When it comes to accurately depicting the creatures that inhabit Edgar Rice Burroughs' worlds, David Burton stands as one of ERB's most conscientious interpreters. His thoroughness is staggering and deserves to be lauded. David really does his ERB homework!" ~ William Stout

124 pages, 8.50" x 11.00" ~ perfect binding ~ black and white interior ink
ISBN: 978-1-84728-153-1
$22.98 Download ~  $29.99 Print 

Purchase at:  or

See more David Burton art at: ERBzine 0535  and

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Update from Jerry Schneider's ERBville Press

Cover art by Jeff DotenUnder the Moons of Mars in the Uniform Edition Series has been published by Jerry Schneider's ERBville Press. For more information on this edition and many more releases check  "This is the seminal novel of Edgar Rice Burroughs, famous author of Tarzan of the Apes. John Carter of Earth and his adventures on Barsoom and his romance with Dejah Thoris, a princess of Mars. Fully illustrated with the artwork of Jeff Doten, including a beautiful color frontispiece. The text is the original All Story pulp magazine version." 

The Pulpville Press line reprints many of the old-time pulp writers, including ERB, Otis Adelbert Kline, Ralph Milne Farley, and others. All of these works are released in 6x9 inch trade paperbacks and 6x9 inch hardcovers with dust jackets. Again, check the above web site, click on "Pulpville Press", and then on the author you are interested in. Currently, there are 33 ERB's available, 7 Farley's, 2 Kline's, and many more for other authors.

All of the ERB reprints are from their first magazine appearance or some other early appearance and the Pulpville line is now reprinting the newspaper versions of ERB's stories. All of these versions (magazine and newspaper) are different from the hardcover versions, and none of them are the "censored" Tarzan versions. Virtually all of the books come with their original illustrations, both interior and exterior (some have new or old/new artwork if the original version had no artwork).

There is a softcover and hardcover version of the book by Richard C. Spargur which compares "Tarzan of the Apes" magazine text versus book text, which is sold at cost. Jerry Schneider's own "Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Silver Screen" series (vol. 1 and 4) is available in both softcover and hardcover. And there is a variety of other items available, including a few calendars.

High Adventure
Westerns, Northerns, and Other Lands:
J. Allen St. John
Edited by Darrell C. Richardson and Dennis McHaney

This collection of the best of St. John's colour work focuses on his westerns, the adventures he illustrated of the great northwest and Canada, and many of the fantastic other worlds tales he illustrated. The book covers St. John illustrated include Clarence Mulford, W.D. Hoffman, Oscar J. Friend, Randall Parrish, Rudyard Kipling, Bryan A. Dunn and many others. Also included are all teh color plates for the only book St. John ever wrote, THE FACE IN THE POOL, and a selection of his beautiful cover work for Amazing Stories and Fantastic Adventures. 

The book is 100 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, full colour.
Order directly from Old Tiger Press for $29.95 + $4.50 shipping and handling.

Send cash or money order to: 
Darrell C. Richardson, 
1960 N. Parkway #406, 
Memphis, TN  38112

Also available online from
Now Available From Dark Horse Comics
Tarzan: The Joe Kubert Years Volume 1
Few artists can capture visceral action sequences and the dynamic human form like Joe Kubert, and his expressive talents are fully realized in his 1970s Tarzan comics. This beautiful archive collection-with an introduction by Kubert and color restoration based off of Tatjana Wood's original colors-is a must-have for fans of timeless adventure tales and Joe Kubert's undeniable intensity and skill. Beginning with this first volume, Dark Horse's hardcover series reprints Kubert's entire Tarzan work. Join us on these primal adventures, as Tarzan discovers the pleasures and perils of the African wilds ... and the many dangers posed by both man and beast! Joe Kubert's Tarzan, Volume One, reprints issues 207 through 214 of the 1970s run, featuring "Origin of the Ape Man" (a bold adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' first Tarzan novel), "Jungle Tales of Tarzan," and other stories inspired by Burroughs' books-all written and drawn by the legendary Joe Kubert!
• Introduction by Joe Kubert!
• A great reference for students of comics art and the human form in action!
• Represents a key period in Kubert's career, when he was juggling roles as Tarzan's editor, writer, and artist. 
Publication date:    October 2005 
ISBN:    1-59307-404-2 
Format:    Hard cover, 200pg , Full color, 6 1/4" x 10 1/4" 
Price:    $49.95  ($44.95 You save 10% by pre-ordering) 
Pre-Order at:

See the Illustrated Bibliography of this series at:

Cassia County, Idaho: The Foundation Years
By Kathleen Hedberg
The history of Cassia County is the history of the real West -- of "cowboys and Indians" and gun fights -- but also the history of cooperation needed to build an economy based on irrigation. Focusing on how Cassia County came to be what it is today, author Kathleen Hedberg describes 120 years of Cassia County's history from the days of the covered wagons through the digging of the deep wells in the mid-twentieth century.

With a Ph.D. in history and the experience of growing up in Cassia County, author Kathleen Hedberg brings professionalism and an insider's view to her historical writing. Her book A Flood Cannot Happen Here won the Idaho Library Association award for 1993 for the best book on Idaho.

Cassia County, Idaho: The Foundation Years
Hardcover 8.5 x 11 inches, 256 pages
Over 200 photos including 16 pages of color photos. 
Price: $30.00
Shipping: $6.00
Tax: Idaho Residents Add 5% Sales Tax ($1.50)
Total: $36.00
Total Idaho Resident: $37.50

Order by e-Mail:
Sara Haynes

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Recorder's Office
1459 Overland Avenue
Burley, Idaho

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Send cashier's check or money order to:
Cassia County Recorder
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Burley, Idaho 83318

Cassia County Official Web site
Treasure Trove of Edgar Rice Burroughs Letters Discovered
Brother Men: The Correspondence of Edgar Rice Burroughs and Herbert T. Weston
edited and with an introduction by Matt Cohen
Imagine scholar Matt Cohen's surprise when, on a visit to his grandmother's Nebraska home, he discovered a collection of hundreds of letters, photographs, telegrams, postcards and drawings saved by his great-grandfather Herbert T. Weston. They documented a nearly fifty-year friendship between Weston and one of America's most popular authors, Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Since Weston kept carbon copies of his own letters, the material comprises a record of a lifelong friendship that had begun in the 1890s, when the two men met in military school. In these letters, Burroughs and Weston discuss their experiences of family, work, war, disease and health, sports and new technology over a time period spanning two World Wars, the Great Depression, and widespread political change. Their exchanges provide a window into the personal writings of the legendary creator of Tarzan and reveal Burroughs's ideas about race, nation, and what it meant to be a man in early-twentieth-century America.

The Burroughs-Weston letters trace a fascinatingly interwoven emotional and business relationship that evolved as the two men and their wives engaged in joint capital ventures, traveled frequently, and navigated the difficult waters of child-rearing, divorce, and aging. Brother Men includes never-before-published images, annotations, and a critical introduction in which Cohen explores the significance of the sustained emotional male friendship evident in the letters. Rich with insights related to visual culture and media technologies, consumerism, the history of the family, the history of authorship and readership, and the development of the West, these letters make it clear that Tarzan was only one small part of Edgar Rice Burroughs's broad engagement with modern culture.

This is the first collection of Edgar Rice Burroughs' s letters ever published. The archive at Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. is tightly controlled and scholars have not been allowed to publish the documents stored there. Brother Men is a vital contribution to our understanding of one of America's most popular and best-loved authors.

Acknowledgments (excerpt)

Reproducing a correspondence as historically and visually rich as this one takes much work, and work of many different kinds. But without Danton Burroughs -- his enthusiasm for the project, his help in filling out the collection, his willingness to allow the letters to be published -- there would have been no work to do. Danton's reflections on his family, and the expert assistance of the staff at Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., came at a crucial time in the development of this project.
Brother Men 
edited and with an introduction by Matt Cohen
280 pages 
17 illustrations

ISBN 0-8223-3541-7
$21.95 trade paperback
Publication date: May 2005

Duke University Press
Box 90660
Durham, NC

Customer service, Books:
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Danton Burroughs Remembers J. Allen St. John

Danton BurroughsMy grandfather, Edgar Rice Burroughs, and my father, John Coleman Burroughs, both held the art of J. Allen St. John in high esteem. As a result, the walls of our home resembled a St. John art gallery. I grew up surrounded by scenes of noble warriors, golden lions, Martian princesses, and ferocious beasts set in milieus of savage jungles, exotic architectures and alien landscapes -- all from the brush and pen of J. Allen St. John

It was a long time before I came to realize that having a St. John original hanging in your home wasn't commonplace. To me none of this seemed weird or threatening, and It enabled me to grow up with an even greater appreciation of my grandfather's writing and my father's artwork. 

I am proud of the fact that it was my grandfather's great imagination that produced the stories that inspired St. John to create these unforgettable images that have excited people for decades. St. John moved easily between his work for the popular magazines of the day and his illustrations for my grandfather's books -- and he instilled all of his work with highly imaginative artistry. My father's first childhood sketches were St. John copies and he carried this inspiration throughout his long and successful career as an artist in his own right.

It was with great anticipation, then, that I opened The Grand Master of Adventure: The Drawings of J. Allen St. John -- and I wasn't disappointed. To see so many of St. John's drawings collated into one volume, and reproduced so magnificently, is a real treat. It's been a long while since I've been so impressed with an art book and I look forward to seeing a future companion volume showcasing the color paintings of the Grand Master of Adventure art.

Danton Burroughs ~ Tarzana, California

For a sampling of the St. John artistry
visit the ERBzine J. Allen St. John Tribute Pages starting at:
ERBzine 0602.

From Vanguard Productions!
This book collects, for the first time, the exquisite pen, ink, and pencil illustrations of the grand Tarzan artist J. Allen St. John. Some of these flights-of-fantasy illustrations were found in the top pulp magazines of the 1920s and 1930s, such as Amazing Stories, Blue Book, and Weird Tales. Other illustrations include those found in Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic works Tarzan and the Golden Lion, Tarzan the Terrible, as well as in Burroughs' sci-fi creations, At the Earth's Core, and Pirates of Venus.

The Limited Hardcover Edition comes in a slipcase and features an exclusive BONUS PORTFOLIO ~ A 16-page section! 

Hard Cover, 168 pages, B&W,  $34.95. Vanguard Productions.
Deluxe Hard Cover, 184 pages, B&W, $49.95
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The Diamond Item Code is SEP042972 for the hard cover edition.
The Diamond Item Code is SEP042973  for the deluxe hard cover edition.

The Adventures of Tarzan
Featuring Elmo Lincoln and Louise Lorraine
Tinted & scored, with restored footage, title cards & cliffhanger endings!
A 10-chapter Serial Squadron re-release adapted from the original 1921 serial
Produced by Louis Weiss ~ Directed by Robert F. Hill
Restored and Designed by Eric Stedman ~ Music by Roderick Jackson 
A new state-of-the-art digital transfer and reconstruction of one of the most popular serials of all time, in 10 chapters, tinted and with sound effects as presented in the re-release, and with a new musical score. 

This serial, a national sensation on its original release, has not been seen in serial form for many years. Adapted from the concluding chapters of Edgar Rice Burroughs' The Return of Tarzan, the serial's major players are Tarzan (Elmo Lincoln, in his second and final appearance as Tarzan), Jane (Louise Lorraine), Tarzan's arch enemy Rokoff and Queen La of Opar. Tarzan's companions are Tantor the elephant and two ape friends: a female called Ara and a male (from Opar) named Og. Tarzan, now allied with the French Secret Service, pursues his arch enemy, international criminal and blackmailer Rokoff (Frank Whitson) and his cohort, rogue French officer Gernot (George Momberg), who have come to Africa to plunder its treasures. Rokoff also steals from Tarzan the formula for a deadly gas and lusts after Jane (16 years old at the time of filming), complicating matters a great deal when he inscribes a map to the treasure room of the lost city of Opar on her back. After many adventures in the desert, jungle, and the city of Sagarone, the entire cast has it out in Opar under the eyes of Queen La (Lilian Worth), who wants Tarzan to lead her army of wild-men. Plenty of amazing stunts, earthquakes, fires, and deathtraps in this fast-paced serial involving live lions and other wild animals, and a memorable performance by the amazing vine-swinging, villain-bashing, chest-beating Elmo Lincoln, who had so much fun doing this he was willing to wrestle real lions onstage to promote the serial in 1921. Future Tarzan Frank Merrill appears in a "chorus" role in this serial as an Arab raider. 

Music The musical score employing African instruments and flute is by Roderick Jackson and associates of the Palms Down Afro-percussion troupe in NYC. 

Picture A beautiful digital transfer of this title is now complete and the project is now being assembled and scored. The serial is presented in the unique 3-color Malavision toning technique which gives a more natural appearance to scenes by allowing the use of multiple hues in connection to corresponding brightness values without colorization.

This is a 2-DVD Set with 20-minute extended introductory prologue of scenes from Tarzan of the Apes (1918) and plot summary which sets up the story of the serial (which was actually directly continued from the three previous Tarzan films, Tarzan of the Apes, The Romance of Tarzan and The Revenge of Tarzan), illustrated menus, scene markers within chapters, lobby card & poster reproductions & stills, deleted scenes and stunt performer clips. 

DVD SIDE 1 / Prologue: Tarzan of the Apes / 1 The Return of Tarzan / 2 City of Gold / 3 Stalking Death / 4 Flames of Hate / 5 The Ivory Tomb 

DVD SIDE 2 / 6 The Hidden Foe / 7 Dynamite Trail / 8 The Jungle's Prey / 9 Flaming Arrows / 10 The Last Adventure 

SPECIAL FEATURES / Stills & Memorabilia / Edgar Rice Burroughs Interview / Deleted Scenes / 15-minute extended "trailer" of upcoming DVD release Beatrice Fairfax

Notes for historians and completists: Most of the serial's important original content, including all the key action sequences and cliffhangers, appears in this version, which was prepared from 3 different editions of the original 15-chapter serial. Chapter 1 includes material from the original serial's chapter 1. Chapter 2 includes material from original chapters 2 and 3. 3 from 4 and 5, 4 from 5 and 6 and chapter 5 of this version, which is quite complete, was chapter 7 in the original. Chapters 8 and 9 in the 1921 version were comparatively irrelevant "filler" chapters in which renegade Waziri natives harass Tarzan, tying him to a stake etc. for no particularly important reason. These chapters are a side trip which do not advance the plot and were probably excised from the re-release version for that reason. Anyway, Chapter 6 of the Squadron version contains material from chapters 10 and 11, in which the serial gets back to its main story, and its chapters 7, 8, 9 and 10 correspond very closely to chapters 12, 13, 14, and 15 of the original serial. Two brief scenes (including one which appears to be from the missing chapter 8), which do not resolve or fit into the continuity have been included on the DVD as "deleted scenes."

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