Other Comic Fantasy Writers

silverdawn

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Can anyone recommend more comic / fantasy writers? I've read everything there is to read by:
Terry Pratchett
Neil Gaiman
Robert Rankin
Tom Holt
Douglas Adams...
Who else could I try?
 

chrispenycate

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You could try Esther Friesner (Elf defence, Harpy high), Piers Anthony's "Xanth" series, Jody Lynn Nye (Mythology 101), Robert Asprin (myth books, Phule)

I won't guarantee you'll like all (or indeed any) of them.

If willing to branch out into SF, perhaps Spider Robinson's "Callahan" books.
 

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These should keep you busy for a little while.:D

edited by MIKE ASHLEY
Mammoth Book of Comic Fantasy
Mammoth Book of Seriously Comic Fantasy
Mammoth Book of Awesome Comic Fantasy
Mammoth Book of New Comic Fantasy
edited by ESTER FRIESNER
Chicks in Chainmail
Did You Say Chicks
Chicks 'n Chained Males
The Chick is in the Mail
Turn the Other Chick
edited by PETER HANNING
The Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of Fantasy
The Flying Sorcerers: More Comic Tales of Fantasy
Knights of Madness: Futher Comic Tales of Fantasy
Dan McGirt
Jason Cosmo
Royal Chaos
Dirty Work
Martin Millar
The Good Fairies of New York
Rich Parsons
Colin the Librarian
Krap the Conqueror
ROGER ZELAZNY
Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming
If at Faust You Don’t Succeed
A Farce To Be Reckoned With
Chester Anderson
The Butterfly Kid: 1st novel in Greenwich Village trilogy
Michael Kurland
The Unicorn Girl: 2nd "
T.A.Waters
The Probability Pad: 3rd "
Robert Aprin
Another Fine Myth
Myth Conceptions
Myth Directions
Hit or Myth
Myth-ing Persons
CRAIG SHAW GARDNER
A Malady of Magicks
A Multitude of Monsters
A Night in the Netherhells
A Difficulty with Dwarfs
An Exess of Enchantments
A Disagreement with Death
Wishbringer
Andrew Harman
The Frogs of War
The Tome Tunnel
101 Damnations
Farenheight 666
The Scrying Game
The Deity Dozen
A Midsummer's Night Gene
It Came From On High
The Surburban Salamander Incident
Talonspotting
National Lampoon
Bored of the Rings
Doon
A.R.R.R Roberts
The Soddit
The Sellamillion
the Mcatrix derided
Star Warped
The VA Dinci Cod
 

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Might I throw in a couple for perusal?
Jasper Fforde ( Thursday Next, Nursery Crimes)
K.E. Mills - Rogue Agent Series
 

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Alan Dean Foster wrote two series I found to be amusing and good entertainment as well:

The Spellsinger series and the Flinx and Pip series 1st book is called The Tar-Aiym Krang (as published) and there was a pre-quel written in 1983 called For Love of Mother-Not.

Just thinking about them makes me want to read them all again. :)
Also I almost forgot, Gordon R. Dickson wrote The Dragon and the George and The Magnificent Wilf. Both of them are entertaining and amusing--I there is an entire series of the Dragon/George book--The Dragon Knight series.

One more series written entirely tongue-in-cheek was Kieth Laumer's Retief series.

Enjoy!!!
 

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Kurt Vonnegut. More on the SF side. If you like Adams, Vonnegut may be of inteterest.
 

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Not entirely fantasy, but Christopher Moore is pretty funny. A Dirty Job is about a regular Joe that becomes Death.
 
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Haven't heard of Robert Rankin. What's your favorite work if his?

Larry Niven is a bit funny too.

My favorite Tom Hold book is Flying Dutch, It was inspirational to my own work. I find him wild, brilliant, and nutty. His grasp of prose, and willingness to go off on insane tangents makes him sometimes difficult to follow, but always worth the effort.

Larry Niven is a bit funny too.
iIf you're willing to look back in time, Voltaire's novel Candid is biting satire. Candide goes through horrible tribulations always saying that his is the best of all possible worlds..
 

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A second for the Space Captain Smith series. Very enjoyable.

Peter Jurasik's Diplomatic Act was also pretty funny.
 

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A second for the Space Captain Smith series. Very enjoyable.
Ditto - I've only read the first one Space Captain Smith, and keep meaning to read further; its excellent and very funny.

I'd also add John Sladek to the list - Tik Tok is comic and very funny.
Also, Robert Rankin - especially the 5 books that make up the Brentford Trilogy

EDIT: Didn't realise RR was already in the OP list!
 
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