This concept art of a stranger, grittier Wizard of Oz depicts the Cowardly Lion as goth, the Emerald City as the setting for Left 4 Dead, and Dorothy as a smack addict. Poppies are a helluva drug.

These quirky re-imaginings are from's Character of the Week contest. You can see the rest of the (more wholesome, but still aesthetically rewarding) entries here.

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