Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. was founded in 1923 by the author Edgar Rice Burroughs to manage the rights to his literary works. He is renowned for his many novels of fantastic adventure. His best known creation is that jungle hero, Tarzan of the Apes, first published in 1912. For nearly a century, Tarzan has entertained audiences with his powerful presence. He is instantly recognizable worldwide, and for decades, young and old alike have been infatuated with the Jungle Lord who protects the jungle, its animals, and defends the weak and the oppressed. The company has overseen every adaptation of his literary works in publishing, film, television, theatrical stage productions, licensing and merchandising. The company continues to be owned by the Burroughs’ family and remains based in Tarzana, California, the city named in honor of Burroughs and his famous storybook character.