Writing at Comic Book Resources, Ron Marz takes a look at all the movie Tarzans and ranks them.
I love Tarzan. I grew up on tales of the Lord of the Apes, both the original novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs and the DC comics of the era by Joe Kubert. . . . . I’ve been fortunate enough fulfill a childhood dream of visiting Barsoom and writing John Carter’s adventures thanks to my run on Dynamite’s “John Carter: Warlord of Mars” series. I wrote the first-ever meeting between Batman and Tarzan in a DC-Dark Horse crossover. I’m writing weekly Sunday-style strips of “The Mucker” and “Korak the Killer” on the Edgar Rice Burroughs website, with art by Rick Leonardi, Lee Moder and Neeraj Menon. . . This weekend, I’ll absolutely be seeing “The Legend of Tarzan,” the jungle lord’s latest cinematic installment, starring Alexander Skarsgard, Margot Robbie, Samuel L. Jackson andChristoph Waltz. Along with Superman, Batman and Sherlock Holmes, Tarzan is among the most recognizable characters in the world, an icon thanks to being the first cross-media sensation. Tarzan made the leap from novels to radio, television, stage, comics, and of course film.
Ron goes on to rank his top 10 — check it out: