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* ParodiesForDummies: In ''Star Porks'', Zannabl&ugrave boasts that he is "an expert at driving spaceships", but he's seen reading ''Spaceship piloting for dummies'' in the pilot's seat just before takeoff. [[BrickJoke Later yet]] we see him with a copy of ''Spaceship piloting for dummies vol. 2: [[SerialEscalation Starting the ship]]''.


--> ''"Hello. My name is Zannablù (thatso is me)."''

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--> -> ''"Hello. My name is Zannablù (thatso is me)."''


* ''Zannablù: HighNoon''[[note]]actual Italian title features an untranslatable pun: ''Mezzofuoco di Giorno'', rather than the usual ''Mezzogiorno di Fuoco''[[/note]]
* ''[[{{Spiderman}} Hamazing Spider-Mad]]''

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* ''Zannablù: HighNoon''[[note]]actual Film/HighNoon''[[note]]actual Italian title features an untranslatable pun: ''Mezzofuoco di Giorno'', rather than the usual ''Mezzogiorno di Fuoco''[[/note]]
* ''[[{{Spiderman}} ''[[ComicBook/{{Spiderman}} Hamazing Spider-Mad]]''



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original version of ''The Secret of the Béchamel'' was actually a serious story with some lame jokes that [[HalfwayPlotSwitch transforms into a]] ''StarWars'' parody [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment with a random]] ''Literature/AClockworkOrange'' reference in the middle. The remake is more like the other stories, and includes the original story in a shrunk format, with a disclaimer from the authors stating that [[OldShame it sucks compared to the other stories and you shouldn't read it]].

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original version of ''The Secret of the Béchamel'' was actually a serious story with some lame jokes that [[HalfwayPlotSwitch transforms into a]] ''StarWars'' ''Franchise/StarWars'' parody [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment with a random]] ''Literature/AClockworkOrange'' reference in the middle. The remake is more like the other stories, and includes the original story in a shrunk format, with a disclaimer from the authors stating that [[OldShame it sucks compared to the other stories and you shouldn't read it]].



** In ''Zannablù must not die'', Zannablù starts to build voodoo dolls and gets loose. When they tell him to stop "using voodoo to poke every freak in the world", [[TakeThat he's holding a voodoo doll of a pig version of]] Creator/AmyWinehouse. And this was written ''just a few months'' [[FunnyAneurysmMoment before her death]].

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** In ''Zannablù must not die'', Zannablù starts to build voodoo dolls and gets loose. When they tell him to stop "using voodoo to poke every freak in the world", [[TakeThat he's holding a voodoo doll of a pig version of]] Creator/AmyWinehouse.Music/AmyWinehouse. And this was written ''just a few months'' [[FunnyAneurysmMoment before her death]].



** In ''Harry Porker'', the Snape parody is called "Renato Python". This is a reference to the common joke between Italian fans about how much Alan Rickman as Snape looks like Italian singer [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renato_Zero Renato Zero]] in his later years. Also, Renato Python dresses like Renato Zero in his early years as a singer.

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** In ''Harry Porker'', the Snape parody is called "Renato Python". This is a reference to the common joke between Italian fans about how much Alan Rickman Creator/AlanRickman as Snape looks like Italian singer [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renato_Zero Renato Zero]] in his later years. Also, Renato Python dresses like Renato Zero in his early years as a singer.


* ''[[TheLordOfTheRings The Lord of the Pigs]]''

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* ''[[TheLordOfTheRings ''[[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings The Lord of the Pigs]]''


* ''[[{{Twilight}} Piglight]]''

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* ''[[{{Twilight}} ''[[Literature/{{Twilight}} Piglight]]''


* CompilationRerelease: Starting from 2013, the authors began to rerelease the older issues in recolored 2-in-1 reprints. The first one was ''The Secret of the Béchamel'' and ''Harry Porker''(in the latter they also slightly changed the single line of dialogue of Phyton (see ShoutOut below) to make the reference joke more clear - it originally was a line from one of Renato Zero's songs, now it's the first line of the most known one, so everyone can get it), the second one features ''Zannablù Must not Die'' and the redrawn version of ''The Lord of the Pigs'' that was made some years before but never released since, and the third contains ''Star Porks'' and ''The Thing that came from Outer Space''.

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* CompilationRerelease: Starting from 2013, the authors began to rerelease the older issues in recolored 2-in-1 reprints. The first one was ''The Secret of the Béchamel'' and ''Harry Porker''(in the latter they also slightly changed the single line of dialogue of Phyton (see ShoutOut below) to make the reference joke more clear - it originally was a line from one of Renato Zero's songs, now it's the first line of the most known one, so everyone can get it), the second one features ''Zannablù Must not Die'' and the redrawn version of ''The Lord of the Pigs'' that was made some years before but never released since, and the third contains ''Star Porks'' and ''The Thing that came from Outer Space''.Space'', the fourth features ''Ghostwurstels'' and ''The Werevampire Graveyard'' and the fifth features ''Pigsty of the Caribbean'' and ''High Noon''.


* AccessoryWearingCartoonAnimal: Giotto wears only a cloak, and Crazy Pig a tie.

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* AccessoryWearingCartoonAnimal: Giotto wears only a cloak, Onion a bowtie and Crazy Pig a tie.



** People can't get Zannablù's name right.

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** People Bureaucrats can't get Zannablù's name right.


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** In ''Stranger Pigs'', the kids are shown playing not ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' but ''Deficients and Dragons'', a reference to a parody fantasy comic published by the same editor as ''Zannablù''.


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* UniversalAdaptorCast: Played around. In the parody comics Giotto often takes the role of the original story's villain, while Zannablù sometimes takes the role of the main character (such as Luke in ''Star Porks'', both Frodo and Aragorn in ''Lord of the Pigs'', the Bride in ''Kill Pig'' or Desmond in ''Fatassin's Pig''), but most of the time he is just himself in the middle of the story. Sometimes other characters also join in as in-story characters (an old boar called Ben was cast as Obi-Wan, Gandalf and Dumbledore, while the little pig Giacomino, who first appeared in ''Moron Fairytales'', reappears in ''Stranger Pigs'' in the role of Will)

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* ''[[Film/It2017 Eat]]''


* ''[[SweeneyTodd Swiney Round: the Demon Barber of Pig Street]]''

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* ''[[SweeneyTodd ''[[Theatre/SweeneyToddTheDemonBarberOfFleetStreet Swiney Round: the Demon Barber of Pig Street]]''



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* ''A Wednesday for Fatasses: The Ballad of Dr. Doctor''
* ''Zannablù, Pigworld Chronicles: The Paradox's Grandfather''









** In ''Zannablù must not die'', Zannablù starts to build voodoo dolls and gets loose. When they tell him to stop "using voodoo to poke every freak in the world", [[TakeThat he's holding a voodoo doll of a pig version of]] Creator/AmyWinehouse. And this was written some months ''before'' [[FunnyAneurysmMoment her death]].

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** In ''Zannablù must not die'', Zannablù starts to build voodoo dolls and gets loose. When they tell him to stop "using voodoo to poke every freak in the world", [[TakeThat he's holding a voodoo doll of a pig version of]] Creator/AmyWinehouse. And this was written some months ''before'' ''just a few months'' [[FunnyAneurysmMoment before her death]].

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* AccessoryWearingCartoonAnimal: Giotto wears only a cloak, and Crazy Pig a tie.



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* ''[[Series/StrangerThings Stranger Pigs]]''



* ButtMonkey: Geppetto in ''Moron Fairytales''. Zannablù's actions in the first four tales keep bringing him in the exact place where he is building Pinocchio, that keeps being destroyed. When Zannablù properly arrives in the story of Pinocchio, he gets a job as a fisherman, accidentally catches a whale, and throws it away... squishing Geppetto under it and so ending the story prematurely.



* CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: Played in ''Moron Fairytales''. In order to catch Puck around the fairytale world, he haves to cut short many stories by having the main characters take an easier route. Such as Aladdin asking the genie to live happily ever after as his first wish, Puss in Boots's owner [[EatTheDog eating his cat in order to survive]] (and getting a lawyer in order to get a better part of his father's will) and the Ugly Duckling is eaten by Zannablù in order to put an end to his misery.



** ''Moron Fairytales''. The dwarves from Snow White are dressed in [=BDSM=] gear. Full stop

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** ''Moron Fairytales''. The dwarves from Snow White are dressed in [=BDSM=] gear. Full stopstop.


* ''[[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} Ghostwurstels]]''

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* ''[[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} ''[[Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}} Ghostwurstels]]''



* EarlyBirdCameo: Before the actual story, the [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} Ghostwurstels]] appeared in ''Star Porks'''s ending, where Zannablù calls them to get rid of the Force Ghosts.

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* EarlyBirdCameo: Before the actual story, the [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} [[Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}} Ghostwurstels]] appeared in ''Star Porks'''s ending, where Zannablù calls them to get rid of the Force Ghosts.


* FloatingLimbs: A distinctive tract of the series.



** Also, the people of Iron Arm Island are all looking like WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}}. As in, kinda normal human beings in a world of anthropomorphic swines where every mammal haves RaymanianLimbs.

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** Also, the people of Iron Arm Island are all looking like WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}}. As in, kinda normal human beings in a world of anthropomorphic swines where every mammal haves RaymanianLimbs.Floating Limbs.



* RaymanianLimbs: A distinctive tract of the series.



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* ''[[VideoGame/AssassinsCreed Fatassin's Pig]]''



* CompilationRerelease: The volume with the fully colored reprints of ''The Secret of the Béchamel'' and ''Harry Porker''. The latter also slightly changes the single line of dialogue of Phyton (see ShoutOut below) to make the reference joke more clear (basically, it originally was a line from one of Renato Zero's songs, now it's the first line of the most known one, so everyone can get it).
** A second one is in the works, collecting ''Zannablù Must not Die'' and a fully redrawn ''The Lord of the Pigs''.

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* CarnivoreConfusion: Amazingly never lampshaded in ''A Game of Cooks'', a comic that often involves pigs eating pig meat.
* CompilationRerelease: Starting from 2013, the authors began to rerelease the older issues in recolored 2-in-1 reprints. The volume with the fully colored reprints of first one was ''The Secret of the Béchamel'' and ''Harry Porker''. The Porker''(in the latter they also slightly changes changed the single line of dialogue of Phyton (see ShoutOut below) to make the reference joke more clear (basically, - it originally was a line from one of Renato Zero's songs, now it's the first line of the most known one, so everyone can get it).
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it), the second one is in the works, collecting features ''Zannablù Must not Die'' and a fully the redrawn version of ''The Lord of the Pigs''.Pigs'' that was made some years before but never released since, and the third contains ''Star Porks'' and ''The Thing that came from Outer Space''.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original version of ''The Secret of the Béchamel'' was actually a serious story with some lame jokes that [[HalfwayPlotSwitch transforms into a]] ''StarWars'' parody [[AssPull with a random]] ''Literature/AClockworkOrange'' reference in the middle. The remake is more like the other stories, and includes the original story in a shrunk format, with a disclaimer from the authors stating that [[OldShame it sucks compared to the other stories and you shouldn't read it]].

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original version of ''The Secret of the Béchamel'' was actually a serious story with some lame jokes that [[HalfwayPlotSwitch transforms into a]] ''StarWars'' parody [[AssPull [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment with a random]] ''Literature/AClockworkOrange'' reference in the middle. The remake is more like the other stories, and includes the original story in a shrunk format, with a disclaimer from the authors stating that [[OldShame it sucks compared to the other stories and you shouldn't read it]].



* [[EmbarrassingMiddleName Embarrassing Last Name]]: Giotto's full name is Giotto R.Giraffotto (the last name literaly means "Fat baby giraffe").

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* [[EmbarrassingMiddleName Embarrassing Last Name]]: Giotto's full name is Giotto R. Giraffotto (the last name literaly means "Fat baby giraffe").



** In ''Zannablù must not die'', Zannablù starts to build voodoo dolls and gets loose. When they tell him to stop "using voodoo to poke every freak in the world", he's holding a voodoo doll of a pig version of Creator/AmyWinehouse. Anyway this was written ''before'' [[TooSoon her death]].

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** In ''Zannablù must not die'', Zannablù starts to build voodoo dolls and gets loose. When they tell him to stop "using voodoo to poke every freak in the world", [[TakeThat he's holding a voodoo doll of a pig version of of]] Creator/AmyWinehouse. Anyway And this was written some months ''before'' [[TooSoon [[FunnyAneurysmMoment her death]].



* YouDontLookLikeYou: Happens in ''Star Porks'' when Zannablù meets again Crew-Whaka after a long time and he, rather than the Chewbacca-like creature he was before, is a human being.

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* YouDontLookLikeYou: Happens in ''Star Porks'' when Zannablù meets again Crew-Whaka after a long time and he, rather than the Chewbacca-like creature Chewbacca {{expy}} he was before, is now a human being.human.

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