Dark Horse Comics to Publish an American Gods Comic Series

By Maryann Yin 

American Gods Comic Book (GalleyCat)Dark Horse Comics intends to publish a comic book adaptation based on Neil Gaiman’s beloved novel, American Gods. P. Craig Russell, the adapter behind Coraline and The Graveyard Book graphic novels, will co-write the series, Scott Hampton will create the illustrations, and Adam Brown will design the cover art.

The American Gods comic series will feature three story arcs: Shadows, My Ainsel, and The Moment of the Storm. The first of twenty-seven issues, entitled American Gods: Shadows #1, will be published on March 15, 2017.

Here’s more from the press release: “American Gods: Shadows #1 finds Shadow Moon released from jail only to discover his wife has died. Broken and uncertain about his future, Shadow Moon meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard. This fateful decision thrusts Shadow into a deadly supernatural world where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a brewing war between old and new gods hits a boiling point.”