And, of course, the wider point about the Disir: how myths and legends have historically treated women rather badly. It's interesting that Sigurd, the notional hero, and the Disir, the apparent villains, have switched roles over the course of five issues. The exploration of this idea makes the story deeper than it first appears and now that it's over it'll be interesting to re-read it all with knowledge of the ending intact and see how its points are made. Read Full Review
In hindsight, the entire tale was a fun little exercise in creativity, though the end result was often uneven, with the spotlight being relegated mostly to Loki and Dani Moonstar with the rest of the cast being mostly glorified extras. The Disir got the best deal out of this one, both literally and metaphorically, so that's the one thing I will be taking away from this enterprise when I look back on it. Overall, not too shabby. Read Full Review
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