Has Warner Brothers and DC Comics given up on their Extended Universe? Having most of their projects being critically drubbed, as well as getting spanked in the box office by Marvel, it wouldn’t surprise me to hear that the studio execs were rethinking their superhero film strategy. Case in point, their latest outing, the special…
Legendary filmmaker George Pal is known for being the man behind such classics as The Time Machine, War of the Worlds and When Worlds Collide, but he also had a few stinkers on his resume such as Conquest of Space, Doc Savage, as well as today’s entry, Atlantis, The Lost Continent.
This ninth book in the Tarzan series was first published in serialized form in the pages of Argosy All-Story Weekly (1922-1923) and follows the adventures that took place in Tarzan the Terrible, dealing with the rescue of Jane and Tarzan’s discovery of lost valley of Pal-ul-don.
In Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar we find our favorite ape man wandering around Africa with amnesia. This will not be the last time Tarzan suffers from this malady as it certainly makes it easier to explain his absence from Jane, “Wife, what wife?”