Mr. Ibis is one of the Old Gods, and a supporting character in American Gods. He runs Ibis and Jacquel Funeral Parlor with his partner, Mr. Jacquel. Mr. Ibis is also the author of some of the Coming to America stories told throughout the novel.
Significance in series Edit
Mr. Ibis writes a story of Vikings coming to America long ago and bringing Odin with them.
Mr. Ibis writes a story of a Dutch slave ship and the shackled people within its hold who pray to Anansi to save them.
Mr. Ibis is the author of some of the Coming to America stories told throughout the series.
Physical appearance Edit
Ibis is tall and thin with a small bird's head on a long neck with a long and high beak.
In his human form, he is described as "a cranelike man with gold-rimmed spectacles" and is "well over six feet in height, with a cranelike stoop".
Notes and trivia Edit
- Significance in Mythology: Mr. Ibis is an incarnation of Thoth, the Ancient Egyptian God of writing, wisdom, and magic.