MILWAUKIE, Ore., (May 31, 2023)—Neil Gaiman’s 2017 bestselling book, Norse Mythology, has been adapted into an 18-issue comic series spanning three separate hardcover volumes. Now, Dark Horse Books will collect the entire series for the first time into one oversized, deluxe collection! The Complete Norse Mythology will include Volumes 1-3 of the comic series, adapted by P. Craig Russell, the Eisner award-winning writer, illustrator, and Hall of Fame Inductee who has adapted Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, Only the End of the World Again, Coraline, and others.
Each short story in the series features art by different artists, including: Mike Mignola, P. Craig Russell, Jerry Ordway, David Rubín, Piotr Kowalski, Jill Thompson, Matt Horak, Mark Buckingham, Gabriel Hernandez Walta, Sandy Jarrell, Galen Showman, and Colleen Doran. Dave Stewart and Lovern Kindzierski provide colors, with Galen Showman lettering. This deluxe edition also features cover art by David Mack, a sketchbook section, and a cover gallery.
In Norse Mythology Volume 1, learn about the creation of the Nine Worlds to the epic origin and adventures of Thor, Odin, and Loki.
In Volume 2, 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
And in Volume 3, various Norse myths are brought to life, including a wild quest where Thor and Tyr face a multiheaded giantess, fire-breathing sea serpents, and more bizarre mythological creatures; the journey of Odin to the end of the world, and finally we reach the end of the world Ragnarok: the final destiny of the gods.
The Compete Norse Mythology HC (448 pages, 8 x 12.1875”) arrives in bookstores November 21, 2023 and into comic shops November 22, 2023. It is now available to pre-order for $124.99 at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and your local comic shop and indie bookstore.
Praise for Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell’s Norse Mythology:
“Norse Mythology is as if a classic storybook from your childhood crept up and hid itself on your bookshelf only for it to find you years later.”—AIPT Comics
“Neil Gaiman’s “Norse Mythology” treads familiar ground but never comes off as trite, and is instead charming, funny, and an altogether cozy read.”—Multiversity Comics
“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 finely made comic and a worthy gift to gods of Asgard.”—Kabooooom!
“There simply is no better way to experience the foundation of Norse Mythology.”—DC Comics News