The internet is approaching fever pitch over American Gods. Based on Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed epic, the show will be brought to Starz by Hannibal showrunner Bryan Fuller and Logan writer Michael Green. Social media is already teeming with excitement and speculation from the novel’s many avid fans. For this reason, or many others, you’ve been meaning to read American Gods. Understandably, finding the time to commit to this 800-page behemoth is getting less likely as the April 30 air-date of the first episode comes closer. Here’s a (hopefully) low-spoiler primer on what to expect, why readers like me are hyped, and how you can keep up.
‘Why Everyone Should Be Excited for Starz’ American Gods,’ Women Write About Comics, 21st April 2017.