Baum Bugle Volume 55, Number 3, Winter 2011
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Cover by Dick Martin (updated by Marcus Mebes) for the very first Oz Club convention; back cover includes photos from fifty years of Oz Club conventions.
Issue includes articles on the Deadly Desert of Oz and on an interesting possible influence on Baum’s sandy creation. Other papers explore the magic number 3 in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and the publishing history of the first edition of that seminal Oz title. A ten-page spread celebrates fifty years of Oz Club Conventions with numerous photographs. The MGM Scrapbook offers a third installment of vintage publicity materials from the 1939 Oz film, and other departments carry reviews of many new Oz books and a Spanish stage adaptation of Oz, reports on our summer conventions, and a touching remembrance of Munchkin Karl Slover.