Sunday, June 03, 2018

Today's Oz Comic

This edition of Rhymes with Orange started showing up all over my Facebook feed yesterday. Since I'm a regular Rhymes with Orange reader, I thought it might have been an old one, but then I noticed the 2018 copyright. So I then concluded that these people had gotten the early editions of their local Sunday papers. Sure enough, I finally saw the online version in my feed this morning.

I'm impressed with the pun in the final balloon, but I'm worried about how many readers are going to understand it. After all, most people know The Wizard of Oz only as a movie. (True story: Someone actually wrote to me once asking if Baum wrote the novelization of The Movie.) L. Frank Baum is no longer as well known as his creations.

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