with art by Scott Hampton, Walter Simonson, Colleen Doran & Glenn Fabry
This supernatural American road trip fantasy tells the story of a war between the ancient and modern gods.
Shadow Moon gets out of jail only to discover his wife is dead.
Defeated, broke, and uncertain where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard-thrusting Shadow into a deadly world where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a god war is imminent.
Collecting the first nine issues of the American Gods comic book series, along with art process features, high res scans of original art, layouts, character designs, and variant covers by Becky Cloonan, Skottie Young, Fábio Moon, Dave MCKean, and more!
By staying true to its source material and retaining Gaiman’s strong narrative voice, AMERICAN GODS #1 presents a stellar example of how to make an adaptation. 93%