Using Star Wars as a guideline, we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. For this episode, Ben reads the next three chapters in the 12 issue epic “Master Assassin of Mars” from JOHN CARTER issues 21-23, December 1978, January 1979, and February …
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John Carter: Warlord of Mars
Using Star Wars as a guideline, we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. The Master Assassin of Mars continues . . . with gladiatorial combat in an arena against a very big lion with a large number of legs. And teeth. But …
The fifth chapter in Chris Claremont’s “Master Assassin of Mars” continues here as John Carter fights a war for the very people who are making it so he cannot leave their underground world. But he plans to leave and he’s taking Dejah Thoris with him…if only he can rescue her!
Trapped in a strange land, John Carter and Dejah Thoris find their bonds of love tested and perhaps found lacking! John carter and a new friend also find their battle skills put to the test in a seemingly endless wave of savages!
To celebrate 100 episodes of both the Marvel’s Cosmic Comics sub-feed AND the main feed, we cover John Carter’s 2nd annual AND John Carter’s big screen appearance! First, The Headmen of Mars, a fantastic story of horror and weirdness! Then, my review of John Carter, the movie, from a 2012 episode of …
Tars Tarkas battles alone against a contender for his leadership!
The “Claremont era” of John Carter: Warlord of Mars continues with part 2 The Assassins of Mars! How does it stack up to Wolfman’s first half?
The beginning of a new era: Chris Claremont is the new writer; Ernie Colon is the new artist; and a master assassin is the new antagonist! But who is the assassin?
This issue: it’s John Carter: Warlord of Earth? It’s the power of SCIENCE vs the power of love as John Carter finds himself home…sort of.
The walking dead are marching on Helium and the plot marches off the rails! Lots of cool stuff happens, strung together by a story that struggles to make sense of its plot. But is it still awesome?