The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (comics)
|The Wonderful Wizard of Oz|
Cover for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz #1.
Art by Skottie Young.
|Publication date||February – September 2009|
|Number of issues||8|
|Main character(s)||Dorothy Gale
L. Frank Baum (novel)
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an eight-issue comic book limited series adapting the L. Frank Baum novel of the same name. The series was written by Eric Shanower with art by Skottie Young and published by Marvel Comics.
After being transported by a cyclone to the Land of Oz, Dorothy Gale travels to the Emerald City to try to find a way home. Along her way she joins with a Scarecrow, a Tin Woodman and a Cowardly Lion.
The series has been collected into a single volume:
- The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (192 pages, hardcover, September 2009, ISBN 0-7851-2921-9, softcover, March 2010, ISBN 0-7851-2922-7, June 2010, ISBN 0-7851-4590-7)
The series has been followed by adaptations of The Marvelous Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz and The Road to Oz by the same team. "The Emerald City of Oz" is currently in production for five issues. It is unknown if the series will be continued beyond the sixth Oz book.
- The Wizard of Oz (comics), for other adaptations
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