The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Author: Eric Shanower
Illustrator: Skottie Young
[BAUM, L[yman] Frank. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Adapted from the novel by L. Frank Baum. Writer: Eric Shanower. Artist: Skottie Young. Colorist: Jean-Francois Beaulieu. Letterer: Jeff Eckleberry. [NY: Marvel, 2009]. 4to, pp. White boards stamped in metallic green. Green endpapers; full-color illustrations on every page. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the author, Eric Shanower.
First edition. A beautifully illustrated graphic novel adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s beloved masterpiece. Eisner Award-winning author and artist – as well as life-long Oz fan – Eric Shanower masterfully adapts Baum’s first Oz story into a sweeping graphic novel. The first of 6 such adaptations by Shanower.