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The Best of Inventions

If you’ve read the Oz books, you might remember Smith and Tinker as the creators of Tik-Tok, as well as the Giant with the Hammer and, as per Rachel Cosgrove Payes, the Hundred-Year Alarm Clock. I’ve written about them before … Continue reading

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Comic-Ozzy

The Oz-Wonderland Chronicles #4 – As I mentioned in this post, I appreciate that this comic series is fairly faithful to the Oz books. Yes, Dorothy is grown up and living in Chicago with Alice as a roommate, but the … Continue reading

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Bringing Ozzy Back

Here are some reviews of a few Oz-related items: Adventures in Oz: Fantasy Roleplaying Beyond the Yellow Brick Road, by F. Douglas Wall – This the guidebook for an Oz role-playing game, an idea that I’ve seen come up from … Continue reading

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