Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. and Dynamite Entertainment Join Forces to Relaunch Original “John Carter: Warlord of Mars”
Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Reacquires Comic Book and Comic Strip Rights from Disney Subsidiary Marvel Entertainment
Dynamite to Create New Content and Publish Library
Dynamite Entertainment has acquired the comic book and comic strip publishing rights to the John Carter universe, Lord of The Jungle, and other archival material from Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., which were previously held by Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Entertainment.
Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., the company founded by the author to protect and maintain his literary creations, and one of the comics industry’s leaders, Publisher Dynamite Entertainment, announced today a comprehensive agreement that will see the return of Burroughs’ original “John Carter: Warlord of Mars” to the pages of comic books, comic strips and graphic novels. The agreement allows for the world-wide publication of the John Carter universe as well as “Lord of the Jungle” and ERB’s library of archival material.