The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Marvel Classics)
The premiere American fantasy adventure gets the Merry Marvel treatment! Eisner Award-winning writer/artist Eric Shanower (Age of Bronze) teams up with fan-favorite artist Skottie Young (New X-Men) to bring L. Frank Baum's beloved classic to life! When Kansas farm girl Dorothy flies away to the... show more
The premiere American fantasy adventure gets the Merry Marvel treatment! Eisner Award-winning writer/artist Eric Shanower (Age of Bronze) teams up with fan-favorite artist Skottie Young (New X-Men) to bring L. Frank Baum's beloved classic to life! When Kansas farm girl Dorothy flies away to the magical Land of Oz, she fatally flattens a Wicked Witch, liberates a living Scarecrow and is hailed by the Munchkin people as a great sorceress...but all she really wants to know is: how does she get home?
Publish date: 2009-09-02
Publisher: Marvel Books
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Graphic Novels Comics
This graphic novel was fun! I have always been a huge fan of The Wizard of Oz and when I came upon this novel, I knew that I had to read it. The novel follows the original storyline of the beloved tale that we all grew up with as the author throws in his own fantastic extras which I looked forward t...
This was worth it for the art alone, it really was. Young has no shortage of talent, but more than that, he has a fantastic way of imagining a world in his unique style and giving it all the little touches that help the reader fully realize that world and incorporate it into their mental image of wh...
I am as devoted an Ozite as any you are likely to see. I've read every last one of the Famous Forty, plus most of Baum's more or less related side books. I've seen the Judy Garland movie more times than I could count. (Yes, I love the books and the movie more or less equally.) One of the surest ways...
Cute, but kind of boring considering most of the story is already very familiar to me. The art doesn't add too much of a difference, and there's a bit more detail here than in the film but it wasn't enough to make me love it. I'll probably give the second volume a shot in the near future, but I'm in...
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