Comic: None! We are looking at Perseus, our first official demi-god. We will be covering his grandfather, who had issues even before the prophecy about his grandson, Perseus’ surreal conception, and show how insanely impersonally it was decided that Medusa must die. Featuring the Introduction of: Argos, Acrisius, Proetus, Shields, Danae, Perseus, Dictys, Polydectes, Seriphos, … Read more031 – Fetch Quest pt 1
Comic: How Midas Chose His Barber. In this episode we are covering the story of Marsyas and how it can be told as either Hubris on Marsyas part or general Godly Excess depending on how you want to play it. we will also be talking about Satyrs vs Seilenos, Apollo being a bad winner, a … Read more030 – Hubris Or Excess?
Comic: Apollo hitting on a tree. (Yes that is our main page image of him!) In the last of information overflow from Nymphs we cover Apollo’s sex life. Pretty boys, Pretty girls, a complete inability to co-exist with Zephyrus, apparently a willingness to tag team with Hermes and we get our first canonical gay guy, … Read more029 – What’s Love Got To Do With It?
Comic: Our Protagonists having a well deserved drink. In a shorter episode this week, we introduce Pan, Chiron and tell the story of Arachne. That Pan apparently needs medication and should be the patron saint of Emo if not, Chiron’s conception and astonishingly being a decent person, and Arachne’s tale of being too good to … Read more026 – A Goat, A Horse and A Spider Walk Into A Bar
Comic: Someone Eating a Pomegranate seed. We are covering the most famous myth in Greek Mythology, the abduction of Persephone by Hades. We will be covering the two main separate versions of this story, why the fact there are two version is important and maybe alter your perception of some of the gods. Also, I … Read more024 – Seasons? Really?
Comic: Dionysus acquiring the throne from Hestia This week we cover the rise to power of our last Olympian Dionysus. His very vague young adulthood, his seeming gift for making other people crazy and a minor discussion on Elves, Satyrs and Maenads in relation to Bad Ass Decay. Also a Theory that Dionysus committed Jihad … Read more022 – In Wine There Is Madness
Comic: The One Surviving Danaid This week we are covering the three great punishments in Greek myth. And one that should be a great punishment, but somehow never makes the cut. Featuring The Introduction Of Ixion, Lapith, Centaurs, Philostratus, Pelops, Atredes, Corinth, Sisphyus, The Fates, Charon, Aegyptus, Amymone, Danae, and Odysseus The Stories of Ixion … Read more019 – Stop Being Clever!
Comic: A Gift From The Gods This week we are looking at Pandora and The Great Deluge or Deucalion’s flood. There is discussion on the two very different ways the Pandora story can be told and a mention of slavery (more in the Greek sense). Featuring the Introduction of Utnapishtim, Gilgamesh, Pyrrha, Thessaly, Dardanos, Kerambos, … Read more017 – Never Date A Girl With Baggage
Comic: Ares Gaia has been carefully collecting her pawns and setting up the board. She has sprung a surprise war on the Olympians. In this episode we cover the three main stages of the Gigantomache. An actually serious warning, There is Rape, two depending on how you count it, and some serious Serial Killer behavior … Read more015 – Mommy Issues, Pt 2
Comic: Io as a Calf (I couldn’t come up with anything better) Io is our topic for today, our first totally encapsulated myth. A friendly warning to all those who love ancient Egyptian myth out there, get ready to get irritated. Featuring the Introduction of: Io, Inachos, Argos, Egypt, Pharaoh, Danaus of Argos, Epahos, Isis, … Read more014 – Attack of the Cow Woman
Comic: The legit mythological scene of a teen aged Apollo chasing after an infant Hermes. Zeus gets his freak on and fathers three more kids in this episode. Apollo and Hermes get off on the wrong foot, and a bit of slightly disappointing research nets us a workable list of the primary gods going forwards. … Read more011 – Babies for Everyone!
Comic: Dude! Robots! We are discussing the legitimate children of the King and Queen of the gods, then the children they had by themselves. Featuring The Introduction of: Ares, Eris, Pain, Panic, Famine, Hebe, Athena, Hephaestus, Greek Robots, Iris, Thaumas, Elektra, Hermes, Maia, Apollo, Artemis The Continuing Story of Metis’s Revenge which might otherwise be … Read more010 – Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better