Poul Anderson’s “Superstition,” Anthony Boucher lists the best SF of 1955; plus Ray Bradbury, Chad Oliver, J.B. Priestly, Evelyn Smith, John Vandercook, and Saki.
Returning to John Carter of Mars. The continuation and conclusion of the previous novel: more intrigues with the White and Black Martians, a planet to win and a princess to save.
John Carter returns, thanks to cliffhangers and popularity. Once again, he has to save his beloved Dejah Thoris, along with the rest of Mars, and must overcome many foes to do so.