SFX Presents The A-Z Of John Carter: G

Not-so-little green men from Mars

G is for Green Men

Also known as Tharks, The “Green Men” of Barsoom are tusked, 9-10 foot tall, four-armed creatures, who are tribal and primitive. Historically a once-great race but now nomadic and dispersed; their survival-of-the fittest beliefs often fuel their aggressive, combative behaviour. They use their tusks in in challenges to power, interlocking them confrontationally.

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