Synopses & Reviews
The treacherous Lord Greystoke arrives at the logger’s camp in the Congo, and will stop at nothing to find and assassinate his long-lost cousin, Tarzan. Robbie and Jane set out through the jungle to warn Tarzan, and find themselves trapped in the sprawling ancient city of Opar, where the insane Queen La rules an army of man-eating apes. With a volcano threatening to explode, Tarzan, Robbie, and Jane must form an unlikely alliance to save themselves. Not everyone will make it out alive.
- Fans of the original Tarzan books, movies, and comics
- Middle-grade fans of science fiction, fantasy, and adventure novels
About the Author
Andy Briggs is a screenwriter, graphic novelist, and author. He has written for movie projects such as Judge Dredd, Freddy vs. Jason, and Aquaman. He also collaborated with Spider-Man creator Stan Lee and legendary producer Robert Evans on the screenplay for Foreverman. Briggs struck an eight-book deal with Oxford University Press for two series: Hero.com and Villain.net. His graphic novels include Kong: King of Skull Island, Ritual, and Dinocorps. He has recently rebooted the classic character Tarzan with his novels Tarzan: The Greystoke Legacy and Tarzan: The Jungle Warrior. Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875–March 19, 1950) was an American author best known for creating the jungle hero Tarzan and the Mars adventurer John Carter. Tarzan first appeared in the story Tarzan of the Apes, published in the pulp classic All-Story Magazine in October 1912. The character returned in twenty-five sequels by Burroughs, a handful of authorized works, and innumerable works in other media. One of the world’s best-known literary characters, Tarzan has been portrayed in more than eighty movies and television shows, by more than twenty-seven actors. The first film, Tarzan of the Apes (1918), was one of the first movies to earn one million dollars.