Tag Archive: Carson Napier
Edgar Rice Burroughs, a man who quit the pencil-sharpener wholesale business to give writing a stab, is most known for his creation of Tarzan of the Apes, but that jungle swinging pulp hero was just the tip of the iceberg…
The Wizard of Venus was the last entry in the Venus series written by Edgar Rice Burroughs and only saw publication after being discovered in the company safe fourteen years after the author’s death.
This installment was published in Fantastic Adventures between 1941 and 1942 just as our world was readying itself for a global war, and elements of this certainly slip into Burroughs’ writings.
Serialized in Argosy Magazine in 1938, Carson of Venus is a not too subtle attack on Nazi Germany. Though the book has all the romance and adventure one expects in a book by Edgar Rice Burroughs it also includes some of…
In this 1933 sequel to Pirates of Venus Burroughs continues the adventures of Carson Napier as he tries to win the love of the beautiful Duare, but in reality this book is a travelogue through various political ideologies. The last…
The “Carson Napier of Venus series” was the last major series created by Edgar Rice Burroughs and nicely ties into his “shared universe” of Barsoom, Tarzan and Pellucidar.