Comic Review: American Gods: Shadows #3 (Dark Horse)

As if Shadow hasn’t been through enough, now he has to deal with his dead wife paying him a visit! Shadow gets back from the revelations of the funeral and […]

As if Shadow hasn’t been through enough, now he has to deal with his dead wife paying him a visit!

Shadow gets back from the revelations of the funeral and being attacked by the internet and just wants to relax, easier said than done when you are too big for the tub but he deserves a bath after prison even if it is a small one!

Even his dreams don’t offer any respite as he has very dark dreams about gods and what happens when they die. Then, of course, his dearly departed wife makes an appearance, is his mind playing tricks on him or is it Mr. Wednesdays doing?

We are also treated to what I think may be my favourite parts of the book, a look back to how the foods came to be in America, this time its the Vikings and their tale of woe and its little break from shadows story and full of violence and lore but kinda captures what it takes to summon your God near!

Next, we meet Mr. Czernobog and his sisters (well two of them anyway) who are rather adverse to the presence of Mr. Wednesday and we leave the issue with Shadow away to play probably the most important game of checkers of his entire life, he just doesn’t know that yet!!

Loving this adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s book its really capturing the weirdness of shadows travels alongside Mr. Wednesday which readers know has just begun!

About Martin Cameron

A 34 year old manchild from Scotland, bravely fighting the on going war between a love of comics and space to keep them. Boxes are filling and thanks to the digital age we live in so is the harddrive! I love finding a new comic to obsess over and rediscovering old comics to immerse myself in from the very first issue. A healthy mix of the seven dwarves of geekdom all wrapped up in one kilted bundle of amusement