Category Archives: Ray Powell

Oz and Uz

While L. Frank Baum claimed that he took the name “Oz” from a filing cabinet drawer, there’s some doubt as to whether this is actually true or just something he thought was more interesting than the truth, I couldn’t say. … Continue reading

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The Ozian King List

I’ve written before about Ozma’s father and grandfather, but what about earlier rulers of the land? Pretty much all we know about them is that they were all named either Oz or Ozma. There is a short story by Fred … Continue reading

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No Passing Zon

Mister Flint in Oz, by Ray Powell – I’d been wanting to read this one for a while now, and I finally got a chance to purchase it on eBay a few weeks ago. Written in 1969, it stars Hardas … Continue reading

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