Burroughs, John Coleman

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(1913-1979) US illustrator and writer, the younger son of Edgar Rice Burroughs and actively involved in his father's productions. He illustrated thirteen of Burroughs's titles, wrote a Big Little Book, John Carter of Mars (graph 1940), and subsequently drew the weekly newspaper Comic strip John Carter of Mars from December 1941 to its termination in 1943. This strip has been reproduced as John Carter of Mars (graph coll 1970). Burroughs's sf novel, Treasure of the Black Falcon (1967), features adventures Under the Sea in a submarine which descends into the ocean benthos, where Alien contact is made. [JC]

see also: Charles I Coombs

John Coleman Burroughs

born Chicago, Illinois: 28 February 1913

died 22 February 1979

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