Ten and extremely well told It also provides an amazingly original explantion for the holocaust without taking away from its brutal reality and provides an additional basis for the Nazi SS s fascination with the occult Put simply I was blown away by the story Despite the brutal and very emotional background of the plot the true focus of the story is about heroes and how ordinary people can
#do extraordinary things and make their lives have meaning for others exactly because #extraordinary things and make their lives have meaning for others exactly because are ordinary people This is not a story about people with super powers in fact none of the good guys are super super powers in fact none of the good guys are super It is about real people doing extraordinary things during extraordinary times I am sorry if it sounds like I am gushing too much over this but it is one of those stories that ou read and just wish could be experienced by a much wider audience HIGHEST POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATION Very different comic story Great plot by SiFi Writer David Brin If ou are looking for a different comic read this is very recommended Recent Reads The Life Eaters David Brin expands his short story Thor vs Captain America into a graphic novel Humanity and Enlightenment against the old gods an explicit political fantasy that pits reason against unreason in a tale for our times Scott Hampton s art excels Legends walk and the world shakesThis was an amazing graphic novel It explores the romanticism enlightenment discussion but in a novel way looking at our fixation on charismatic personages stars heroes kings demigods and gods to the detriment of our collective human potential our ability to work together to create new possibilites and technologies I especially loved how the author used my. Against the Allied forces but the plan uickly backfires and Gemany becomes involved in a truly epic
David Brin ð 4 Read & DownloadS adaption of the novella Thor Meets Captain America by sci fi author David Brin was just too much abrubt and unsatisfactory for meReally have to look for the book sooner or later This is an adaptation and expansion of David Brin s excellent short Thor Meets Captain America from his 1986 collection The River of Time Although the title of that NOT A COMIC The first section of this graphic novel is an adaptation of David Brin s short story Thor Meets Captain America and the rest is a seuel to it Despite the Marvel ous Brin s short story Thor Meets Captain America and the rest is a seuel to it Despite the Marvel ous it is not about the Marvel characters It s an alternate history story in which the Nazis won by enlisting the help of the Norse gods Loki defects to the Allies but is still self serving and devious and the Allies cannot trust his help despite how much they need it Fans of movie and myth Loki will appreciate his paradoxical nature in this Also those who get a kick out of the indirect Marvel connections will probably enjoy that there is an Iron Man of sorts in the story as well 50 stars This is one of the BEST comicgraphic novels I have ever read That is not an idle comment as I have read uite a few including many of the ones that are the most higly rated This amazing story holds its own with all of them in my opinionAdapted and expanded by David Brin from his Hugo nominated nevella called Thor versus Captain America the basic premise is that the Nazi s on the eve of losing World War II discover a way to conjure and create an unholy alliance with the Norse gods Odin Thor etc and thus change the tide of the warThe above may sound a bit pulpish but the story is anything but believe me It is subtle smart superbly well writ. Cy to win World War II In this story Hitler devises and unholy plot that pits the ancient Norse gods. .
This comic book is both An Extension And A Seuel extension a seuel David Brin s novella Thor Meets Captain America The story is set in an alternative post WWII scenario a fantastical twist that makes it very different than works such as The Man in the High Castle Also while the novella was a short and uick read compelling and worth the time I spend reading it the comic book is even better thanks to the amazing art by Scott Hampton with fine lettering by Todd Klein Did I read this because of the Norse god standing next to Hitler on top of dead soldiers pictured on the cover Certainly The idea that Hitler in his belief of mysticism called on the Aesir to help him win the war is a fascinating supposition I really enjoyed the addition of gods from multiple faiths The fact David Brin who wrote The Postman wrote this comic helped I thought the book would be hokey and fun but it ended less hokey and entertaining The book reminded me a bit of American Gods where the uestion of what is belief and what makes something real underlies the story Is the act of believing strong enough to make something corporeal As a fan of alternate history graphic novels and
The Life Eaters for a fascinating read Part what if the Nazis won the Second World War tale another part superhero story part Gaiman esue exploration of the realms of Norse myth and eventually beyond it s a genuine epic from writer David Brin Scott Hampton s artwork brings the characters and locations of his writing to life offering a sense of the familiar alongside the utterly fantastical Indeed that might s Fatherland meets Norse Mythology in a thrilling uchronic graphic novel but the ending of thi. An incredibly imaginative tale that used stunning artwork to explore germany's embracement of neroman.Mythology The Life Eaters