Surprise Me and Make The Newie Something Other Than “Trump-Zan”

For decades, I’ve argued that a savvy update of John Carter on Mars (yeah, I know they did a botched update too recently for the proper treatment to appear in my probable lifetime) ((maybe focus on The Mastermind of Mars with enough background story — and, of course, make it on some extra-Solar System planet …)) was the way to go with ERB and that Tarzan movies needed to be ended forever (((unless somebody wanted to do some sort of satire of the silents))). Now we got  another summertime Tarzan movie that is going to make me feel less sweet about those mid-’60s summertime hours I spent reading everything ERB did but Tarzan books …

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