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Edgar Rice Burroughs

Remembering Frank Frazetta

Frank Frazetta, one of the most influential artists in the fantasy field, was born on this day, in New York, in 1928. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction notes: A native New Yorker, he studied at the Brooklyn Academy of Fine Arts and, at the age of sixteen, began drawing professionally for Comics. He worked on […]

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Gateway Essentials: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Last Friday we extolled the virtues of Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle.  On Wednesday, a new film opened in cinemas: The Legend of Tarzan, which prompted an interesting review-cum-Burroughs-retrospective in The Telegraph. Seems like that’s a good time for us to unveil our Gateway Essentials choices for Edgar Rice Burroughs! We’ve written about the grand […]

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Lord of the Jungle!

Readers of a pulpish disposition might have noticed the imminent return of one John Clayton, otherwise known as Viscount Greystoke. He was first seen on these shores 104 years ago and has been a regular visitor since – most recently appearing in 2013. No? Perhaps you know him better by his other name: Tarzan, Lord […]

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New Title Spotlight: Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of Adventure

Although most of Gateway’s 3,000-plus titles are doorways to fictional worlds, we do have a small but fascinating collection of non-fiction. We have collections of essays and literary criticism, speculations on what the future might hold, unofficial guides to cult television, literary memoirs and biographies of the great and good of SF and Fantasy. Biographies […]

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The Martian: What to Read Next

So you’ve just read or seen The Martian and you’re now having Red Planet withrawal symptoms?  Can’t go another day without more Marsie goodness?  Fear not!  The Gateway doctor is in, and do we have a prescription for you! Whether your chosen medicine is a book set on a scientifically-accurate Mars, a romantic vision of […]

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On This Day: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on this day in 1875, and although one-hundred-and-forty years have passed, if you were asked to tick off famous fictional characters on your fingers, chances are that before you made it to your second hand you’d name his signature character. There’s a very good argument to be made for Tarzan […]

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Tarzan’s Quest and Other Tales

From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes this fourth and final volume of the collected tales of Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle. hardback | eBook The son of a Civil War veteran, Edgar Rice Burroughs was a prolific writer for the early pulp […]

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: The Land that Time Forgot

From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the fantastic worlds of one of the greatest adventure writers of all time, Edgar Rice Burroughs. trade paperback | eBook The son of a Civil War veteran, Edgar Rice Burroughs was a […]

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On This Day: Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs was born on this day in 1875, and although almost a century-and-a-half half passed since that day, if you were asked to tick off famous fictional characters on your fingers, chances are that before you made it to your second hand you’d name his signature character. There’s a very good argument to […]

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Carson of Venus

The shimmering, cloud-covered planet of Venus conceals a wondrous secret: the strikingly beautiful yet deadly world of Amtor. In Amtor, cities of immortal beings flourish in giant trees reaching thousands of feet into the sky; ferocious beasts stalk the wilderness below; rare flashes of sunlight precipitate devastating storms; and the inhabitants believe their world is […]

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Tarzan the Untamed and Other Tales

From the vaults of The SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the fantastic worlds of one of the greatest adventure writers of all time, Edgar Rice Burroughs.   Hardback | eBook The son of a Civil War veteran, Edgar Rice Burroughs was a […]

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Happy New Year! Have Four More SF Gateway Omnibuses!

We imagine that some of you are greeting the New Year a little more delicately than others. DOES YOUR HEAD HURT? Well, for those of you still capable of coherent thought (and we’re not judging – to each their own manner of celebrating), we humbly submit that there are worse ways of starting 2014 than […]

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