"Aware that he was going to work for a competing syndicate, Foster sought to leave Tarzan on such an artistic high note that he would be impossible to replace.
"He hadn't reckoned on 25-year-old Burne Hogarth."
That passage from Scott Tracy Griffin's introduction to Tarzan In The City Of Gold is as bold a statement as any I can think of to compel a comics and illustration fan to pay attention. The young Hogarth did indeed hold his own against the legendary Prince Valiant creator Foster, going on to illustrate (and sometimes write) nearly 600 Tarzan strips between 1937 and 1950, of which the first 150 or so are beautifully restored and reprinted in a new deluxe volume from Titan Books.
ComicsAlliance presents an exclusive four-strip preview of Tarzan In The City Of Gold, a story that's at once a treat for aficionados of classic comic strip illustration and a gorgeous introduction to the form courtesy of one of its most accomplished masters.
If you thought you could make it out of this week without a new comic book rights lawsuit, you were wrong.
ERB, Inc., the family company that administers the various intellectual properties owned or associated with the Edgar Rice Burroughs estate, is suing Dynamite Entertainment for trademark infringement with respect to the publisher's line of comics based on Burroughs' John Carter of Mars and Tarzan material, seeking a surrender of profits as well as a recall of products sold specifically in the United Kingdom. Amusingly, the suit also specifically objects to Dynamite's famously plentiful and bawdy variant covers, describ
On shelves now is the first issue of Dynamite's Lord of the Jungle, the beginning of a brand-new retelling of Edgar Rice Burroughs' original "Tarzan of the Apes" story. Promising a more faithful interpretation of a story that's been retold several times in several mediums, Dynamite is hardly entering into new territory. Tarzan is one of th
Mashups between Marvel and Disney characters were almost inescapable in the weeks that followed the big buyout news -- some creative, some ridiculously bad. Fortunately, The Beat pointed out a fantastic gallery of "dark" Disney Princesses as drawn by illustra
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