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Frustration Quest

Yesterday was L. Frank Baum’s birthday, so I figured I should write something Oz-related, but I’ve probably covered just about every possible topic when it comes to Baum’s creation. I was thinking recently, however, about how I usually say The … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Space Raccoon

I’ve been trying to read more comics recently, but it can be a confusing prospect. While I understand they’re usually written so that it’s possible to start with any issue, it can still be confusing to start in the middle … Continue reading

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Forever Young in Oz

I finally bought Eric Shanower and Skottie Young’s comic adaptation of The Emerald City of Oz at a comic book store. This, at least for the time being, is the last Oz book they’ll adapt for Marvel Comics; and it … Continue reading

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Dorothy’s Road Trip

The Road to Oz, by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young – The fifth and likely penultimate of Shanower and Young’s comic versions of the Oz books, this one was originally published in only six issues, … Continue reading

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Dorothy’s Adventures Under Ground

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, adapted by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young – The series of graphic adaptations continues with this fourth Oz book, which was never one of my favorites. Perhaps it’s because of how the Emerald City … Continue reading

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Ozma in the Funny Pages

Ozma of Oz, by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young – The third of the Marvel Comics versions of the Oz books continues the trend of the first two, with a script quite faithful to the … Continue reading

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Enter the Young

The Marvelous Land of Oz, by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young – The follow-up to their successful comic adaptation of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, this continues the series in the same fashion. It features … Continue reading

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