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Willcox festival to celebrate Edgar Rice Burroughs

Posted at 9:26 AM, Jul 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-02 12:26:22-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Edgar Rice Burroughs will be celebrated at the ERB Fest in Willcox, Ariz.

Burroughs, the author of "Tarzan" and "John Carter," is considered by some to be the great-grandfather of contemporary popular culture.

His work credited for inspiring franchises like Star Wars, Superman, Marvel’s Avengers, and Avatar.

The event will include a vendor room full of collectibles, guest speakers, a screening of the classic Tarzan film, and a banquet BBQ.

ERB-Fest is expected to take place on Aug. 1-4 at 312 W. Stewart Street in Willcox.

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