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Mondo Has New Wizard of OZ Pins And A Poster Available Tomorrow
Mondo is putting up some great stuff in the morning for Wizard of Oz collectors to get their hands on First is a pair of posters by artist Paul Blow, a regular edition, and a purple variant The regular edition will be edition sized to 250, while the variant will be half that at 125[...]
Did L. Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz borrow Toto from Another Story?
Frank Baum wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.  This story cuts across all sorts of history that interests me, and I have to say that when I started looking into this matter shortly after I acquired the issue, I began to wonder whether the accepted versions of the history behind Wizard of Oz are impossibly[...]
Profiles in History Auctions Phasers, Stormtroopers, and More [SDCC]
Right next to that is Glenda the Good Witch's Brooch, from Wizard of Oz as well. #gallery-3 { margin: auto; } #gallery-3 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-3 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-3 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Set your phase pistols to "Fun", because here is an extremely rare "Type 2" Phaser pistol from Star Trek: The[...]
The Wizard Of Oz Universe Is Getting Another Grim And Gritty Reboot
Baum's Wonderful Wizard of Oz novels immortalized by the classic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz is finally getting a modern update According to a report from spice-of-life themed movie blog Variety, New Line Cinema is planning a grim and gritty reboot of Oz in an upcoming film based on a script titled Hammerspace written[...]
Help The Smithsonian Save Dorothy's Ruby Slippers
  I imagine this'll be a Kickstarter that launches a thousand news stories with clever quotes in the title, and there's a good reason for that: Wizard of Oz, the 1939 film version of the 1900 book by L Frank Baum (part of an eventual 14-book series), has been a pop culture staple for nearly a[...]
Universal Gets Wicked In December 2019
The Wizard of Oz prequel has long since been in development with director Stephen Daldry being attached back in 2012. Wicked has been seen by more than 50 million fans worldwide and broke the $1 Billion mark in Broadway ticket sales back in March This will be an adaptation of an adaptation as the three-time Tony[...]
Cowardly Lion Costume Sells For Over $3 Million At Auction
According to the Associated Press, the original Cowardly Lion costume from the Wizard of Oz sold for over $3 million at auction earlier this week We told you previously that the costume was own by James Comisar who planed to use the money to create an exhibit with his other Hollywood memorabilia The costume had[...]
Asking The Wizard For Cash – Kickstarter The Great And Powerful
It started with me and my action figures, my only friends at the time, going on marvelous adventures through jungles and swamps then into outer space and beyond, I gave them each their own persona and voice. This didn't help me gain friends very quickly but it did teach me how to engage my imagination and[...]
Dealing Cool #2: A Retailer Perspective from Third Eye Comics
The dark spin on the Wizard of Oz mythos as seen in No Place Like Home also grabbed a lot of attention. As far as Marvel and DC offerings, Daredevil continues to pick up steam and build buzz, and issues #1-3 of Avengers: X-Sanction have been flying off the shelves as people prepare for Avengers Vs[...]
Now Dorothy Goes Day-And-Date Digital
Well, earlier today, as well as Ultimate Comics Ultimates #4, they have put up Wolverine #19, X-Men Legacy #259, FF #12, Uncanny X-Men #2 and… Dorothy And The Wizard Of Oz #3. And far earlier in the day than DC Comics… Marvel Comics have stated that they aim to have their entire super hero line as[...]