Marz and Moder’s The Mucker Premieres Saturday

We gave you the first look at the Edgar Rice Burroughs pulp hero’s new comic. Get ready to read it this Saturday.

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From the press release: “Returning to the spotlight for the first time in a century, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic rough ‘n tumble man of action, The Mucker, is set to make his digital debut on Saturday … in an all-new adventure strip written by Ron Marz and drawn by Lee Moder.

“Though not as well-known as Burroughs’ other works of science fiction, fantasy and adventure, like Tarzan of the Apes and John Carter of Mars, The Mucker is a unique story about the exploits of Burroughs’ only anti-hero – Billy Byrne, a brash and brawling street tough from Chicago’s West Side – grounded in the harsh realities of life in the slums of the early 1900s. Decades before Indiana Jones uncovered the Lost Ark and Rambo fought his personal guerrilla wars, the ruthless Mucker would find himself on whatever side of the law suited his savage nature …”

Based on the original novels, the first four strips will be available online for free at beginning Saturday. Upcoming episodes are available for $1.99 a month with a subscription to the official Edgar Rice Burroughs Digital Comic Strips service.

These are the strips currently available from the service:

Tarzan of the Apes, by Roy Thomas, Pablo Marcos and Oscar Gonzalez

The New Adventures of Tarzan, by Roy Thomas and Tom Grindberg

Carson of Venus, by Martin Powell, Thomas Floyd and Diana Leto

The Eternal Savage, by Martin Powell and Steven E. Gordon

The War Chief, by Martin Powell and Nik Poliwko

The Cave Girl, by Martin Powell and Diana Leto

Pellucidar, by Chuck Dixon and Gary KwapiszThe Land That Time Forgot, by Martin Powell, Pablo Marcos and Oscar Gonzalez­Comments below!

Author: Dan Greenfield

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