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Oz-Story Magazine No. 3

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

Front Cover / Moebius Color by David Maxine Floating emeralds from the great French cartoonist

Ozma Sees Herself / Page 4 A short story by Edward Einhorn, author of Paradox in Oz Illustrated by Eric Shanower, cartoonist of The Blue Witch of Oz Ozma, new to the throne of Oz, must accustom herself to her new responsibilities--and her new body.

Emerald Holidays / Page 10 A poem by Ruth Berman Illustration by Moebius Dream days in the Emerald City.

The Wonderland of Oz / Page 11 Part I of the incredible comics adaptation of L. Frank Baum's Ozma of Oz Art by Walt Spouse

Buffalo Dreams / Page 30 A short story by Jane Mailander Illustrated by David Maxine Before the Wizard came to Oz, he was a showman in America's Old West. Thrill to O. Z. Diggs's meeting with a talking buffalo that just might be a reincarnation of Sitting Bull.

The Glass Cat / Page 38 A poem by Eric Shanower Illustration by David Maxine That darn cat!

Ellie in the Clutches of the Ogre / Page 39 An excerpt from Alexander Volkov's Volshebnik Izumrudnogo Goroda With the original illustrations by N. Radlov Translated from the Russian by Peter L. Blystone When Volkov translated The Wonderful Wizard of Oz into Russian, he added new adventures for Dorothy and her companions. Here's one of those adventures--including material omitted from Blystone's book edition.

Denslow's Scarecrow and Tinman / Page 42 Three episodes written and illustrated by W. W. Denslow, original illustrator of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Dorothy's Christmas Tree, The Scarecrow and Tinman on Skates, and The Scarecrow and Tinman on Fifth Avenue.

King, King! Double King! / Page 51 A short story by Ruth Plumly Thompson, second Royal Historian of Oz Illustrations by John R. Neill, third Royal Historian of Oz King Randy of Rundlebury can't tell his twin sons apart, and the kingdom is in an uproar!

Dear Old Hank / Page 53 A lyric by L. Frank Baum, creator and first Royal Historian of Oz Illustration by John R. Neill Betsy's mule sure is a jewel!

The Little Journeys of Nip & Tuck / Page 54 A comic strip with art by John R. Neill Verse by W. R. Bradford A flight of fancy through outer space.

Tiger's Delight / Page 58 A comics story with art by Karl Waller, cartoonist of Wolverine and Motorhead Story by Eric Shanower The Hungry Tiger longs to eat fat babies, but this time he meets his conscience face to face--or does he? Just ask the Cowardly Lion.

The Glass Dog / Page 60 A short story by L. Frank Baum Illustrated by Harry Kennedy Magic and love don't always mix.

Jinnicky Jarred / Page 64 A comics story by Eric Shanower The Red Jinn of Ev meets a couple of crafty crows.

Spots in Oz / Page 65 Read an excerpt A short story by Rachel Cosgrove Payes, fifth Royal Historian of Oz Illustrated by Eric Shanower The Leopard with the Changing Spots runs into trouble, care of a pair of Winkie twins.

A Roundabout Rhyme / Page 76 A poem by Ruth Plumly Thompson Illustration by John R. Neill Revisit that odd Oz kingdom of Roundabout.

Poppies / Page 77 A comics story with art by Ramona Fradon, cartoonist of Aquaman, Metamorpho and Brenda Starr Story by Eric Shanower What's the story behind Ozma's head decorations?

The Flying Girl / Page 78 The complete 1911 aviation novel by L. Frank Baum Newly illustrated by Eric Shanower Brave teen Orissa Kane flies her brother's innovative airplane straight into adventure, daring the dangers of the skies and the jealousy of men on the ground. Real-life aviator Harriet Quimby may have been Baum's inspiration for Orissa Kane, the Flying Girl.

Back cover / John R. Neill A previously unpublished color painting originally intended for Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz.

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