Tuesday, January 09, 2018

"'Dejah Thoris: Gardens Of Mars"

Dynamite Entertainment's "Dejah Thoris #0, available January 10, 2018, is written by Amy Chu and illustrated by Pasquale Qualano, with covers by Jay Anacleto, Sergio Davila and J. Scott Campbell:

"...after learning of the legendary 'Gardens of Mars' from her grandfather, 'Dejah Thoris', 'Princess of Helium', sets off on a dangerous scientific expedition to save her dying planet.

"But things don't go the way she planned when she encounters a mysterious 'Green Martian' prisoner, in a prequel to author Edgar Rice Burroughs' "A Princess of Mars".

Dynamite's "Dejah Thoris" #1, written by Amy Chu and illustrated by Pasquale Qualano, with covers by J. Scott Campbell, Frank Cho, Mike McKone, and Sergio Davila, is available February 8, 2018.

"...'Dejah Thoris', obsessed with finding the legendary 'Gardens of Mars'...

"...recruits her own expedition team of scientists. 

"But once outside the palace walls, things don't go as planned...

"...and the Princess learns the hard way, just how dangerous 'Barsoom' really is..."

Lynn Collins ("X-Men Origins: Wolverine") played 'Princess Dejah Thoris', in the Disney 3D, live-action fantasy adventure "John Carter".

According to author Burroughs, "...the sight which met my eyes was that of a slender, girlish figure, similar in every detail to the earthly women of my past life.

"Her face was oval and beautiful in the extreme, her every feature was finely chiseled and exquisite, her eyes large and lustrous and her head surmounted by a mass of coal black, waving hair, caught loosely into a strange yet becoming coiffure.

"Her skin was of a light reddish copper color, against which the crimson glow of her cheeks and the ruby of her beautifully molded lips shone with a strangely enhancing effect..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek 'Dejah Thoris'....