The Cowardly Lion of Oz
Publication Date: June 13, 2016
Chapter: The Wonderful Comics of Oz
You're not crazy: I deleted Friday's comic for the time being. I drew a new strip for Cowardly Lion, and the previous commentary follows.
The Cowardly Lion has a problem: he's still a coward. Luckily, he receives a pretty hot tip; if he eats someone with courage, he'll subsequently gain that courage. I'm not 100% sure how the metaphysics of this work out, but it sounds legit. In any event, the Cowardly Lion, our hero, sets out to eat someone.
Meanwhile, there's a clown. Oh God, is there a clown. His name is Notta Bit More, and he's accompanied by an orphan boy he just kinda found named Bob Up. Notta is a MASTER OF DISGUISE, and uses a new costume at every opportunity. He seems to think this will help. Spoilers: it never, ever helps.
Author: Ruth Plumly Thompson • Year: 1923 • Info: Tor Online
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Lit Brick is a comic started by Jodie Troutman in an effort to read the entire Norton Anthology of English Literature. Having eventually succeeded in that goal, it now features comics about all manner of random literature. For more of Jodie's work, visit longtalljodie.com!
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