Scott Tracy Griffin is available to speak on a variety of topics concerning American author Edgar Rice Burroughs, his immortal characters of literature, and their role in pop-culture history across media, including pulp magazines, novels, newspaper comic strips, comic books, film, radio, and television.
Tracy regularly moderates and participates in panels and presentations at genre events, such as Comic Con International in San Diego (annually since 2012); WonderCon (Anaheim/Los Angeles, CA); Los Angeles Comic Con/Comikaze Expo; Westercon (San Diego, CA); the Gaslight Gathering (San Diego); ValleyCon (Fargo, ND); Phoenix Comic Con; Nairobi Comic Con’s (NAICCON) COM-eCON; The Tarzana Film Festival and Comic Con; and at the Edgar Rice Burroughs fan conventions held yearly at locations across the country.
Community organizations that have hosted Tracy’s talks include the Oak Park Library (Oak Park, IL); the Santa Monica History Museum (Santa Monica, CA); the Santa Monica YMCA Y’s Mens & Womens Club; the Santa Monica Pier; the Hollywood Heritage Museum (Hollywood, CA); the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden (Arcadia, CA); the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS); the Los Angeles Breakfast Club; the LA5 Rotary Club of Downtown Los Angeles; the Adventurers Club (Los Angeles); the Museum of the San Fernando Valley; the Los Angeles Central Library; the Westlake Village Library; the Palm Springs Library; The Anaheim Central Library; the Tarzana Comic Con and Film Festival; and the Tarzana Book Forum in Tarzana, California, the San Fernando Valley town founded by author Burroughs and named for his famous character.
Academic settings for his presentations include the Tarzan Centennial Celebration at the Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, and the Tarzan Centennial Conference at Bridgewater College in Virginia.
Film screenings and discussion locations include a screening of Tarzan Revisited at the Burbank International Film Festival (Winner, Best Feature Documentary) and panel with filmmaker Robert de Young and actor Casper Van Dien; a presentation at Larry Edmunds Bookstore in Hollywood, CA, and a screening of the original 1918 silent film Tarzan of the Apes at the Egyptian Theater, Hollywood.
To schedule a presentation or media interview with Tracy, please see the “Contact” page.