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Needs More Salt Sorcerer

One of Eric Shanower’s short stories, which he apparently liked enough to name his collection of stories after, is called “The Salt Sorcerer of Oz.” Its title character is named Aa, which is actually a Hawaiian term for a certain … Continue reading

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My Friend Flicker

I mentioned Flicker in an earlier post on Eric Shanower’s Oz characters, but I didn’t go into too much detail, so that’s what I’ll do in this entry. Basically, he was a Winkie candlemaker who stood up to tyranny, in … Continue reading

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Tempus in a Teapot

Getting back to apocryphal Oz characters who seem to have gained a marginal amount of fame, we now turn to Tempus the Parrot-Ox. We meet this character in Edward Einhorn‘s Paradox in Oz, one of the most popular Oz books … Continue reading

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