Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Oz-abet (an Oz Alphabet)


The world of Oz - as originally created by L. Frank Baum with 1900's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - has inspired countless movies, books, stage productions, comics and so much more. I wanted to play tribute to this massive world with this design.

Posters, shirts and more are available at Redbubble and Society6.

Full key is as follows (including first appearance of all characters/items):
Auntie Em (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Boq (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz; as depicted in 2003’s Wicked)
Cowardly Lion (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Dorothy Gale (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Emerald City (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Fighting Tree (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Glinda the Good Witch (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Hammer-Head (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Inga (1916’s Rinkitink in Oz)
Jack Pumpkinhead (1904’s The Marvelous Land of Oz)
Kalidah (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Lollipop Guild Munchkin (1939’s The Wizard of Oz)
Mayor Munchkin (1939’s The Wizard of Oz)
Nikko the Flying Monkey (1939’s The Wizard of Oz)  
Oscar Diggs aka The Wizard of Oz (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Patchwork Girl (1913’s The Patchwork Girl of Oz)
Quox (1914’s Tik-Tok of Oz)
Ruby Slippers (1939’s The Wizard of Oz)
Scarecrow (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Tin Woodman (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Uncle Henry (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Victor Columbia Edison (1913’s The Patchwork Girl of Oz)
Wicked Witch of the West (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
X. Pando (1933’s Ojo in Oz)
Yellow Brick Road (1900’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)
Zeke (1939’s The Wizard of Oz)