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Vikings: Life and Legend

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.
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Vikings in the Comics

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.

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Special thanks to Rhymes With Orange, Shoe and Dustin for their clever homages to Vikings!
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