Cover by David Mack. The Mead of Poets - Story and Words by Neil Gaiman. Script and Layouts by P. Craig Russell. Art by Matt Horak. #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Eisner Award-winning comics legend P. Craig Russell breathe new life into the ancient Norse stories! In this issue: Explore the origins of poetry -- good and bad -- in this tale of malicious dwarfs, suspicious giants, and the wise god Kvasir, whose eventual fate leads to the creation of a powerful mead that many will fight and die for. 28 pages, full color.