Tarzan of the Apes

Tarzan of the Apes. From the cover of the 2014 Penguin edition.I recently read, for the first time, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ prototypical superhero novel, Tarzan of the Apes. The book was first published in 1914 — well before comic books spawned Superman, Batman, or any other of the plague of ubermenshen who have titillated the urge to fascism in the Western world over the last hundred years.

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