Dark Horse Comics has announced the third and final chapter in the Norse Mythology series is on its way to comic shops on February 9, 2022. The final arc of the series will feature art by Colleen Doran (Snow, Glass, Apples, Chivalry), P. Craig Russell (American Gods, The Sandman), and Galen Showman (Hellboy: Weird Tales, The Graveyard Book).
The first issue will feature a story illustrated by David Rubín (Ether, Cosmic Detective).
So what’s Norse Mythology III #1 about?
The sea giant Aegir as he avoids having to throw a banquet for the gods by setting Thor and Tyr off on a wild quest to find a cauldron and pitting our heroes against a multiheaded giantess, fire-breathing sea serpents, and more bizarre mythological creatures.
The series is an adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel, Norse Mythology, which is then adapted, scripted, and laid Out by P. Craig. Russell.
Check out covers by David Mack and Russell below.
For more on this news, read the official press release below.
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (November 29, 2021)—Award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Eisner Award–winning comics legend P. Craig Russell finish their comics adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novel, Norse Mythology, with a stunning third and final series! This final arc will see artists Colleen Doran (Snow, Glass, Apples, Chivalry), the artist and co-creator behind the Eisner Award and Bram Stoker Award-winning graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Snow, Glass, Apples, P. Craig Russell (American Gods, The Sandman), and Galen Showman (Hellboy: Weird Tales, The Graveyard Book) tackle some of the most iconic stories in Norse Mythology.
First up is a story illustrated by the incomparable David Rubín (Ether, Cosmic Detective), the first issue in this third series sees the sea giant Aegir as he avoids having to throw a banquet for the gods by setting Thor and Tyr off on a wild quest to find a cauldron and pitting our heroes against a multiheaded giantess, fire-breathing sea serpents, and more bizarre mythological creatures.
Norse Mythology III #1 will be in comic shops February 9, 2022. It is available for pre-order at your local comic shop.
Praise for Norse Mythology:
“Neil Gaiman’s retelling is one not to miss and now that it has taken the form of a comic book, it is even more wonderful to pick up.”–Comic Watch
“This is a must-read for fans of this mythology, both old and new. ”–Comics Bookcase
“This comic is a good reminder stories deserve to be told in multiple formats; from novelizations to comic books, each holds intrinsic value in telling a different side of the story.”–AIPT
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