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SFX Presents The A-Z Of John Carter: J

Nope, J isn’t for John Carter. Well, it is, but we have a more interesting entry for J than that…

J is for Jarsoom

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Jarsoom is the name that the inhabitants of Barsoom call Earth. Jarsoom is next to Barsoom and the third plant from the Sun. It is sometimes referred to as the Blue Planet. But how did John Carter get from Jarsoom to Barsoom?

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The story of John Carter has influenced films we all know and love, from Star Wars to Superman . To introduce you to the world of John Carter we’ve put together a full A-Z which will run all the way through to 9 March when John Carter hits cinemas, so make sure you check SFX every day until then.

Check out previous entries in our A-Z of John Carter

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Dave Golder
Freelance Writer

Dave is a TV and film journalist who specializes in the science fiction and fantasy genres. He's written books about film posters and post-apocalypses, alongside writing for SFX Magazine for many years.