Thursday, 2 February 2012

Tarzan and Conan

The Ape-Man and the Barbarian are similar in many ways but the two things they have in common above all is the absence of fear and the ability to fight all kinds of creatures, man and monster, as these two fine covers will tell you. I had both these comic-books in my collection for a long time till, one day, I noticed they were missing. Tarzan and Conan have never failed to entertain since Edgar Rice Burroughs and Robert E. Howard created the two mighty superheroes in 1912 and 1932.

     

4 comments:

  1. Prashant: I remember as a boy getting an illustrated copy of Tarzan for Christmas. It was a wonderful story that I raced through and then re-read again.

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  2. I'm a big fan of course, somewhat more of Conan than Tarzan. I love ERB's John Carter, of course.

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  3. Bill, I refuse to grow up! I still collect and read and re-read Tarzan and Conan and, well, all kinds of comic-books.

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  4. Charles, I'm reading and re-reading some of the books by Burroughs and Howard and so far it's been an amazing journey. I need to acquaint myself better with John Carter, though.

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