Browsing posts by Gabe Mariani

I'm a fan of good stories, science fiction, hot women and pop music

Apr 13

Funnybooks lovers of teenage drama and angst would love! Part One: Teen Drama. Neat.

Posted April 13, 2007

No TV show or book or genre adequately conveys the kind of thing I am going for this week, so you get an extra long (but appropriately descriptive) title. Teen drama is often done in an extremely annoying or clunky manner, so it’s not one of my favorite things to read about. These books get [...]

Apr 6

Funnybooks fans of Lost would love!

Posted April 6, 2007

Well, here’s another experiment with this format. I was a big fan of Lost when it first premiered, and even though I think it’s fallen off lately, I still enjoy a lot of the plot devices and storytelling techniques they used. Here’s a couple series I think have that same “Lost formula” – intertwining character [...]

Mar 30

Funnybooks someone with a sense of humor would love!

Posted March 30, 2007

In celebration of April Fool’s day, this week we’re going to be taking a look at Funnybooks someone with a sense of humor would love. I’ve picked a few series and authors who I’ve picked out some series, an OGN, a shorter work, and what feels like a humor anthology. I’ve included works with different [...]

Mar 23

Funnybooks your young niece or nephew would love!

Posted March 23, 2007

I’ve seen many recommendation lists that suggest a number of series (or original graphic novels) to loan to a friend that might get him interested in comics. They usually contain titles as varied as Watchmen by Alan Moore, Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan, and Fell by Warren Ellis. These are good introductions [...]