John Carter

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John Carter

World of Mars

By Peter David (Text by (Art/Photo Books)); Luke Ross (Illustrator)

Marvel Comics, Paperback, 9780785160410, 112pp.

Publication Date: February 15, 2012

If you thought all the action on Mars began with John Carter's arrival - are you in for a shock John Carter: World of Mars is the official prequel to the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures blockbuster film releasing March 2012, and reveals the shocking events that transpire before the hotly anticipated motion picture Plus it features some of the greatest characters ever conceived by Edgar Rice Burroughs Dejah Thoris has her hands full with the malicious Sab Than, would-be ruler of Zodanga, who sees kidnapping the princess of Mars as a short-cut to winning the thousand year war between his people and her city of Helium. Meanwhile Tars Tarkas is caught between the desires of the female he loves and his best friend, who needs Tars' help to become Jeddak of the Tharks ... assuming that his ambitions don't kill them all. Take an unforgettable journey to Barsoom. it's a trip you can't afford to miss COLLECTING: JOHN CARTER OF MARS: THE WORLD OF MARS 1-4.