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The Tide of Battle
Fall Barsoom one
Comic Book Release Date July 27, 2011
Publisher Dynamite Comics
Story Writer(s) Robert Place Napton
Penciler(s) Roberto Castro
Colorist(s) Alex Guimaraes
Letterer(s) Simon Bowland
Front Cover Artist(s) Joe Jusko (main), Francesco Francavilla (1-in-10)
Previous none
Next When Hell Broke Loose

The first issue of Fall of Barsoom.


The story begins with John Carter in a fierce battle with green giants in the seemingly abandoned city of Horz. Cutting to Barsoom in the distant past (100,000 years in the past) viewed from space.

Differences from Canon[]

  • This comic portrays the Orovars as extremely technologically advanced, while the canon does not seem to suggest advancement on this level.