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Lovable and Not-So-Lovable Rogues

I’ve now read a few of the Best of the Baum Bugle volumes I just recently purchased, and there are some interesting articles in there, including some on the Nome King and L. Frank Baum’s other villains. I’ve already covered … Continue reading

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Hate the Sin, Love the Cinar

It took me a while, but I finally finished watching the entire series of the 1986 Oz no Mahōtsukai, which was dubbed into English by Canadian studio Cinar (now Cookie Jar) under the title The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It’s … Continue reading

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Don’t Egg Me On

It’s established in Ozma of Oz, the very first Oz book in which the Nomes appear, that these immortals can be harmed by eggs. This point remains consistent, but what exactly the eggs DO doesn’t really. In Ozma, the Nome … Continue reading

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Nomes with Names

When the Nomes (as L. Frank Baum spelled the name of these rock fairies) are first introduced in Ozma of Oz, the only one to be identified my name is their king, Roquat. He does have a Chief Steward, but … Continue reading

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