Thursday, August 02, 2007

H. P. Baumcraft

So a long while back, I talked about the local comics convention, and the large number of books dealing in the shared realities of H.P.Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos and Frank Baum's Oz. And part of this is because both exist in this nebulous copyright territory where some pieces are clearly in the public domain, while others may not be (depending on who you talk to).

But then I started riffing on REALLY sharing the realities between the two, and ended up with a list of mashup titles, suitable to drive any copyright lawyer up the wall.

Here's what I got:

Beyond the Gate of the Silver Slippers
The Statement of Dorothy Gale
The Winkies in the Walls
The King in Yellow Brick
At the Munchkins of Madness
The Call of th'C'wardly Lion
The Nameless Emerald City
Rinkitink, Reanimator
Pumpkinhead's Model
The Tik-Tok on the Doorstep
The Dreams in the Wicked Witch House
The Dreamquest of Unknown Kansas
The Doom that Came to Ozma

More are left as an exercise to the reader.

More later,