Over the course of eight episodes, American Gods has seen Bryan Fuller (Hannibal) and Michael Green (Logan) masterfully adapt and reinterpret Neil Gaiman’s seminal fantasy novel. Widely considered the author’s best work to date, the 2001 story mixed the road trip novel with a story of the birth of America, all set against a backdrop of old and new gods warring for mortal worship. At least as early as 2011, talk of turning the book into a TV series began, with another three years passing before Fuller, Green, and Starz came on board. Thanks to the consultation ...

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