A horror sequel to the Wizard of Oz. (graphic novel)
Many years after her return from Oz, a tragedy befalls Dorothy and she returns to a much darker Oz to seek revenge.
Fantasy Graphic Novel
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The Evil of Oz is a violent and gory horror sequel to the Wizard of Oz.
A brutal murder in Kansas and Dorothy returns to Oz to seek revenge. But it's not the Oz she remembers. Dorothy must face corrupted versions of her old friends and come face to face with the Evil of Oz.
Like the Wizard of Oz, the Evil of Oz is a coming of age story. It's about the losses we accrue as we grow up and the person that comes out the other side.
Chapter 1: Kansas
A brutal murder in Kansas and a mysterious girl left alone.
Chapter 2: Munchkinland
Dorothy returns to Munchkinland and is viciously attacked. Oz has turned evil.
Chapter 3: The Emerald Stockade
Dorothy is reunited with the Wizard and receives a dire warning. Get out of Oz!
Chapter 4: The Stumps
Dorothy finds the Tin Man, rusted and corrupted, he blames the Wizard for the evil of Oz.
Chapter 5: The Petrified Forest
Dorothy enters the Lion's forest and finds her former friend hungry and eager to prove he's no longer cowardly.
Chapter 6: The Bright City
Dorothy arrives at the Bright City, no longer Emerald, and meets Glinda the Witch who offers her a tempting alternative to the horrors of Oz.
Chapter 7: The Man Behind the Curtain
Dorothy finally reaches the source of the Evil of Oz: her beloved Scarecrow, but he is no longer the man she knew.
Horror lovers, slasher film lovers, and revenge movie lovers should enjoy this book. Lovers of comic book art will enjoy the beautiful and unique illustrations. Readers who love the Wizard of Oz, and who don't mind the violence and gore, might enjoy this nightmarish journey. Think Kill Bill in Oz.
Ryan Fuller is an animator and writer. He is the creator of two animated short films, Fish Story and Tooth Fairies, and the author of a comic book based on Tooth Fairies.
The Evil of Oz Facebook page
The Evil of Oz blog featuring early reviews of the book.
Readers who love alternate takes on classic tales, like the Gregory Maguire books, might enjoy this much darker and more violent trip to Oz.
The Evil of Oz - Chapter 1
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