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The Mammoth Book of New Comic Fantasy (2005)

by Mike Ashley (Editor)

Other authors: Gail-Nina Anderson (Contributor), Poul Anderson (Contributor), Everard Jack Appleton (Contributor), Anthony Armstrong (Contributor), Tony Ballantyne (Contributor)27 more, John Kendrick Bangs (Contributor), James Bibby (Contributor), Damien Broderick (Contributor), Molly Brown (Contributor), Paul Di Filippo (Contributor), Gordon R. Dickson (Contributor), Esther Friesner (Contributor), Neil Gaiman (Contributor), Craig Shaw Gardner (Contributor), Tom Gerencer (Contributor), Ron Goulart (Contributor), Tom Holt (Contributor), Rhys Hughes (Contributor), Gary Jennings (Contributor), David Langford (Contributor), Laird Long (Contributor), Robert Loy (Contributor), John Morressy (Contributor), Steven Pirie (Contributor), Steve Redwood (Contributor), Maurice Richardson (Contributor), Adam Roberts (Contributor), Grey Rollins (Contributor), Robert Sheckley (Contributor), Frank R. Stockton (Contributor), Marilyn Todd (Contributor), Cynthia Ward (Contributor)

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Series: Mammoth Fantasy

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Mike Ashley is back with an all-new edition of one of the bestselling Mammoth Books ever, from the funniest writers in the field, including Neil Gaiman, Tom Holt, and Terry Jones. The thirty- five off-the-wall comic fantasies featured in Ashley's new collection are a mix of specially written stories and hard-to-find gems: a computer salesman in fairyland, a vampire football match, a psychotic Father Christmas, and a wizard allergic to magic. Ashley expertly turns fantasy and horror fiction on its head and magic into mayhem. This is huge fun for all comic fantasy fans.… (more)
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Ashley, MikeEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, Gail-NinaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anderson, PoulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Appleton, Everard JackContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Armstrong, AnthonyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ballantyne, TonyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bangs, John KendrickContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bibby, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Broderick, DamienContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brown, MollyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Di Filippo, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dickson, Gordon R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Friesner, EstherContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gaiman, NeilContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gardner, Craig ShawContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gerencer, TomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Goulart, RonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Holt, TomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hughes, RhysContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jennings, GaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Langford, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Long, LairdContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Loy, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Morressy, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pirie, StevenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Redwood, SteveContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Richardson, MauriceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roberts, AdamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rollins, GreyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sheckley, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stockton, Frank R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Todd, MarilynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ward, CynthiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Heller, JulekCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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Mike Ashley is back with an all-new edition of one of the bestselling Mammoth Books ever, from the funniest writers in the field, including Neil Gaiman, Tom Holt, and Terry Jones. The thirty- five off-the-wall comic fantasies featured in Ashley's new collection are a mix of specially written stories and hard-to-find gems: a computer salesman in fairyland, a vampire football match, a psychotic Father Christmas, and a wizard allergic to magic. Ashley expertly turns fantasy and horror fiction on its head and magic into mayhem. This is huge fun for all comic fantasy fans.

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  • The Wonders To Behold, by Mike Ashley
  • Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Nameless House of the Night of Dread Desire, by Neil Gaiman
  • The Blue Magnolia, by Tony Ballantyne
  • Colquitt's High-Energy Trousers, by Steven Pirie
  • A Drama of Dragons, by Craig Shaw Gardner
  • Pest Control, by Adam Roberts
  • Wrong Planet, by Tom Holt
  • Return of the Warrior, by Laird Long
  • Christmas Games, by David Langford
  • Stephen Skarridge's Christmas, by Frank R. Stockton
  • Sing a Song of Sixpence, by Robert Loy
  • The Kaluza-Klein Caper, by Damien Broderick
  • Shoes, by Robert Sheckley
  • The Day We Played Mars, by Maurice Richardson
  • Fowl Play, by Steve Redwood
  • The Deaths of Robin Hood, by Rhys Hughes
  • Bad Timing, by Molly Brown
  • Sweet, Savage Sorcerer, by Esther Friesner
  • The Power and the Gory, by James Bibby
  • The Strange Affair of Mr Corpusty, by Anthony Armstrong
  • The Great Wish Syndicate, by John Kendrick Bangs
  • Fractal Paisleys, by Paul Di Filippo
  • Almost Heaven, by Tom Gerencer
  • A Rude Awakening, by Gail-Nina Anderson
  • Spoiled Rotten, by Grey Rollins
  • The Birth of A.I., by Cynthia Ward
  • Stakes and Adders, by Marilyn Todd
  • The Sea Serpent Syndicate, by Everard Jack Appleton
  • Yo Ho Hoka!, by Poul Anderson & Gordon R. Dickson
  • The Mirrors of Moggropple, by John Morressy
  • I Married a Robot, by Ron Goulart
  • Mrs Wilson and the Black Arts of Mrs Beelzebub From Number Six, by Steven Pirie
  • Sooner or Later or Never Never, by Gary Jennings
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