Shadow Heads to “Kay-ro” in Exclusive Preview of American Gods: Shadows #7Main Art by Glenn Fabry Comics Features Neil Gaiman
The first season of Bryan Fuller’s live-action adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s seminal modern fantasy novel has wrapped its run on Starz, but Dark Horse’s faithful comic version is still going strong. Adapted by longtime Gaiman collaborator P. Craig Russell with art by Russell and Scott Hampton and unsettling covers from Preacher’s Glenn Fabry, American Gods: Shadows hews closer to Gaiman’s original text while adding Russell and Hampton’s own flourishes. Issue #7, which hits stands September 13th, finds protagonist Shadow receiving a message from a talking crow ordering him to head to “Kay-ro” and seek out Jackal, a moment fans of the novel should remember well. Paste has an exclusive preview, as well as the official solicitation text, below.
Shadow makes his way into a seemingly deserted forest where a loudmouthed bird tells him to go to “Kay-ro” to meet “Jackel.” Unable to make heads or tails of this advice, he sets out on a new leg of his journey, where he is about to meet the strangest gods thus
The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula Award-winning novel and Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a comic series for the first time!