The first major exhibition on Vikings at the British Museum in more than 30 years recently came to a close. The exhibit, “Vikings: Life and Legend,” featured many new archaeological discoveries and objects never seen before in the UK alongside important Viking Age artifacts from the British Museum’s own collection and elsewhere in Britain and Ireland.
Cartoonists find humor in a host of questionable characters, including pirates, witches, superheroes, and, yes, Vikings!
Hagar the Horrible isn’t the only comic that has fun with Viking-themed humor. Below are several comic strips that have used Vikings as a source and/or subject of their punchline.
June is the most popular month for weddings, so this anniversary-themed HAGAR THE HORRIBLE strip seems appropriate to share. We can’t put an actual number on the years that this warrior couple have been married to one another, but it is safe to say that is has been a very loooooong time!
What kind of anniversary gift do you give to a pair of Vikings? A ball and chain, perhaps?