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Oz-Story Magazine No. 1

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Hungry Tiger Press, San Diego
Comic/Graphic Novel/Manga

Front Cover / Eric Shanower A jolly portrait of those faithful Oz chums, the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman

Percy and the Shrinking Violet / Page 4 Read an excerpt A new story by Rachel Cosgrove Payes, the fifth Royal Historian of Oz Illustrated by Eric Shanower, illustrator of The Wicked Witch of Oz Percy, the White Rat of Oz, is proud of his human height, but when he starts to shrink--watch out! Travel with Percy and the boy, Bloo, to Lake Lavendra to find the answer to the mystery.

The Dragon of Pumperdink / Page 17 A jolly yarn set in RPT's most famous Oz Kingdom by Ruth Plumly Thompson, second Royal Historian of Oz Illustrated by Anna-Maria Cool, illustrator of The Hidden Prince of Oz Can a worn-out old dragon find happiness with the Pumperdink royal family?

Dorothy and the Sequels / Page 18 A poem by Ruth Berman Travel over the rainbow once again.

The Wonderland of Oz / Page 19 Part I of the earliest comics adaptation of Baum's The Land of Oz by Walt Spouse

Mr. H. M. Wogglebug, T. E./ Page 38 Lyric by L. Frank Baum, creator and first Royal Historian of Oz Illustration by Ike Morgan "Allow me to introduce myself . . ."

Gugu and the Kalidahs / Page 39 A short story written and illustrated by Eric Shanower Culture clash in the Land of Oz's great Forest of Gugu.

The Little Journeys of Nip and Tuck / Page 58 A comics story by Oz illustrator John R. Neill, verse by W. R. Bradford It's Fourth of July in Mother Goose Land!

Handy Mandy Solomon T. Wise's New Cook / Page 62 A poem about the many-handed girl by Ruth Plumly Thompson, illustration by John R. Neill

Outside the Cabinet-Maker's / Page 63 A short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald A delicate fantasy spun by the author of The Great Gatsby

The Billy Bounce Circus and Zoo / Page 65 A comics story by W. W. Denslow, illustrator of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz When Billy Bounce forms a circus, it's sure to be out of this world!

The Balloon-Girl of Oz / Page 70 A short story by Stephen Kane Illustrated by Eric Shanower The latest amazing antics of Scraps, the Patchwork Girl.

Parts Unavailable / Page 76 A poem by Eric Shanower Illustration by John R. Neill The two sides of faulty appliances--fantasy and frustration.

The Pathetic Losers of Oz / Page 77 A comics story by Ed Brubaker, writer of Deadenders, Scene of the Crime, and Batman A fresh look at everyday life in the Emerald City.

Sam Steele's Adventures on Land and Sea; or The Boy Fortune Hunters in Alaska / Page 78 The complete boys' adventure novel by L. Frank Baum Illustrations by John R. Neill Sam Steele sets out for the Alaskan gold rush, but falls victim to a rascally band of pirates. Even with the help of the South Sea islanders, Nux and Bryonia, can Sam overcome a raft of dangers to reclaim his birthright?

Back cover / Dick Martin illustrator of Merry Go Round in Oz Tiktok and Billina wave a cheery farewell until next time.

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