Norse Mythology: II #1

Writer: Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell Artist: Matt Horak Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: June 16, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 6
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Eisner Award-winning comics legend P. Craig Russell breathe new life into the ancient Norse stories by taking readers through the creation of the Nine Worlds to the epic origin and adventures of Thor, Odin, and Loki all the way to the end of life-Ragnarök.

Explore the origins of poetry-good and bad-in this tale of malicious dwarfs, suspicious giants, and the wise god Kvasir, whose eventual fate leads to the creation of a powerful mead that many will fight and die for.

o Faithfully adapted from the original novel!

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Seth Singleton Jun 29, 2021

    "The Mead of Poets" begins with the idea of where creativity comes from and reveals the warring nature of Asgard's early history. Bloodshed opens the story. More death follows despite the peaceful actions of the united Asgardians. The best qualities of a mighty people are shared with all. And when greed and selfishness arise in opposition, conflict is sure to follow. The beauty of possibility is such that the war between the Aesir and the Vanir led to the peaceful creation of Kvasir and the bloody deeds in this issue could usher in a similar resolution. Read Full Review

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    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Jun 13, 2021

    If everything you know of Thor and Loki comes from the comics and movies, prepare yourselves for an education and an enjoyable read. The second volume of Norse Mythology is the equal of the first. This is a finely made comic and a worthy gift to the gods of Asgard. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Tim Chuma Jun 7, 2021

    I would recommend this one if you are a fan of Neil Gaiman and the artist involved. Not really related to Thor, Odin and Loki in Marvel except for the names. Read Full Review

  • 7.0 - Spencer Perry Jun 16, 2021

    The real trouble is that there's no proper ending for the start of the tale nor a seamless cliffhanger. Read Full Review

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