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American Gods: Shadows #2 (Preview)

Written by IvCNuB4 on Monday, April 10 2017 and posted in Previews

American Gods: Shadows #2 (Preview)

Neil Gaman probably has a big smile on his face lately.


Source: Dark Horse Previews


American Gods
launched last month to mostly favorable reviews, however some reviewers were a bit divisive on if this is bringing anything new to the readers other than the illustrations. Many agreed that Russell did a good job bringing Gaiman's voice to the characters but the plot and impact somehow seemed lacking. 

 

The Dark Horse solicit for this issue reads:

Fresh out of jail, Shadow Moon finds himself recruited as a bodyguard for the enigmatic Mr. Wednesday, only to be interrupted and kidnapped by the dangerous Technical Boy, who wants answers as to Wednesday's plans.
The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award–winning novel and upcoming Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a comic series for the first time!

 


Written by:
Neil Gaiman,  P Craig Russell
Art by:  P Craig Russell (Layouts), Scott Hampton
Colors by: Scott Hampton
Covers by: Glenn Fabry, Bill Sienkiewicz, David Mack
32 pages
$3.99 (US)
In shops:  April 12, 2017

 

The eight-episode live action adaption of "American Gods", starring Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Pablo Schreiber and Emily Browning, premiers April 30, 2017 on Starz.







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IvCNuB4 likes to maintain an air of mystery by never publicly revealing his true name unless you are one of the four lucky Outhouse posters he has PM'd it to. A life-long Chicago native, he was introduced to comics by his older brother's vast collection of Silver Age issues. When he is not at his day job as an IT geek or making the most of Chicago's three months of incredible summer, he can found spending way too much time with his very large, very loud Italian family. You will never find him on the likes of Facebook or Twitter as he scoffs at the necessity of most forms of social media.


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