Displaying items by tag: Neil Gaiman

I have a soft spot for Norse mythology. Like Neil Gaiman, I was first introduced to the Norse pantheon in the pages of The Mighty Thor. I am a lifelong fan of superheroes, and yes that does include the Big Lethorski featured in Avengers Endgame. It wasn't until my introduction to Odin in Final Fantasy VIII, however, that I decided to begin exploring Norse myths, picking up hefty tomes from the library next door. I am so glad I did. In the author's note preceding this collection of stories, Gaiman expresses his desire for the reader of Norse Mythology to share these stories with each other and to envision an older time of Vikings. I hope you do.

Norse Mythology 05, Jan

Genre: Mythology, Fantasy, Short Stories

Rating: 4/5 stars

In the beginning, there was nothing but mist and flames.

At least, that's what the Edda claims.

Pillars of the Genre: Good Omens and Neuromancer 01, Sep

Pillars of the Genre: Good Omens and Neuromancer Video review

 

In this special series, I'll take a look back at the seminal works in science fiction and fantasy.