And books! Crazy guy wanted books about every kind of machine and weapon you ever heard of. Said something about "reinventing everything," whatever that's supposed to mean.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, richard johnson <rikjohnson39@...> wrote:
> Comics are generally ignored save as a very general matter as are the
> two movies.
> I am doing two trees...
> John Carter on Earth with his relationship to the 'literary' ERB and
> whatever I gather from the Fanfic.
> then JC on Mars with Canon from the novels in one color and fan-fic in another.
> Ex: Carthoris & Tara would be in black but Tora Kar in blue.
> I'm also going to put the references in footnotes.
> Of course, this will require me toread the entire fan-fic collection
> again and relearn geneology charts<g>.
> Good thing I have been printing all the stories I have so i can make
> notes in the margins.
> I'm doing the same for David Innes but that is maily for a story I am
> writign about a distant niece of his who remembers 'Crazy Grand Uncle
> David" who wasted the family fortune on some mechanical mining
> machine, vanished then reappeared to beg for money to buy a thousand
> miles of telegraph wire....
> The JC Tree is a future article i am working on.
> On 3/13/13, ekman@... <ekman@...> wrote:
> > Rick,
> > I saw in the file you posted that you try to construct John Carter's
> > family tree. Does that tree include family from professionally produced
> > pastiche, like the recent Under the Moons of Mars compilation? What about
> > comics? If you do include the comics, it seems to me that you would have
> > trouble sorting out the details regarding Dejah's mother, since I can off
> > the top of my head recall two different mothers from the comics and one
> > from the fanfic.
> > Anyway, if you care to share that family tree, it would be fun to have a
> > look at it.
> > Fredrik
> Rick Johnson
> "Those who give up a little freedom in return for a little imagined
> security will soon find that they have neither."