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The 101 most influential people who never lived by Dan Karlan
2 Plays: Birds / Frogs by Aristophanes
The Adam Strange Archives, Volume 1 by Gardner Fox
Afrodisiac by Brian Maruca
Alceste by Christoph Willibald Gluck
The Alcestiad, Or a Life in the Sun by Thornton WilderDeity
Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collection: Ghosts of the Past by Tom DeFalco
Ancient Rising by J. C. De La Torre
Animal Man, Vol. 3: Deus Ex Machina by Grant Morrison
Annuna by J. C. De La Torrementioned
The Argonaut Affair by Simon Hawke
The Arms of Hercules by Fred Saberhagen
The Art of Walter Simonson by Walter Simonson
Arthurian Legends of the Middle Ages by George Cox
Avengers / X-MEN: Maximum Security by Kurt Busiek
Avengers Assemble, Vol. 1 by Kurt Busiek
Avengers Assemble, Vol. 3 by Kurt Busiek
Avengers/X-Men: Bloodties by Ralph Macchio
Avengers: Galactic Storm, Vol. 1 (v. 1) by Bob Harris
Avengers: Galactic Storm, Vol. 2 (v. 2) by Bob Harris
Avengers: Kang - Time and Time Again by Stan Lee
Avengers: The Big Three by Steve Englehart
Avengers: The Crossing by Bob Harras
Avengers: The Korvac Saga by Jim Shooter
Avengers: The Once and Future Kang by Roger Stern
Avengers: Under Siege by Roger Stern
Black Widow: Deadly Origin by Paul Cornell
Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch
Captain America: Scourge of the Underworld by Mark Gruenwald
Chaos War by Greg Pak
Civil War by Mark Millar
Civil War: Warzones! by Charles Soule
Cleopatra by Michael Grant
Contest of Champions by Bill Mantlo
Dictionary of Mythology by Bergen Evans
Disney junior encyclopedia of animated characters by M. L. Dunham
Disney Treasury of Children's Classics from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Chicken Little by Walt Disney Company
Do You Think You're Clever?: The Oxford and Cambridge Questions by John Farndon
Essential Avengers, Volume 2 by Stan Lee
Essential Avengers, Volume 3 by Roy Thomas
Essential Avengers, Volume 5 by Roy Thomas
Essential Avengers, Volume 8 by Jim Shooter
Essential Captain America, Volume 1 by Stan Lee
Essential Defenders, Volume 4 by David Kraft
Essential Marvel Team-Up, Volume 2 by Len Wein
Essential Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man, Vol. 1 by Gerry Conway
Essential Super-Villain Team-Up by Gerry Conway
Essential Thor, Volume 2 by Stan Lee
Essential Thor, Volume 6 by Gerry Conway
Eyeshield 21, Vol. 32 by Riichiro Inagakiblocker
Fables of Aesop by Aesop
Faux Paw by Sofie Kellycat
From the Marvel Vault by Roger Stern
George Washington's journey by T. H. BreenGeorge Washington's chef
Gods, Demigods & Demons: An Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology by Bernard Evslin
The Golden Fleece by Robert Graves
Handbook of Folklore by Charlotte Sophia Burne
A Handbook of Greek Literature: From Homer to the Age of Lucian by H. J. Rose
Hercules: Full Circle by Bob Layton Avengers
Hercules: The Twelve Labors by Paul D. Storrie
History of the DC Universe by Marv Wolfman
In Quest of the Hero by Otto Rank
The Incredible Hercules, Vol. 1: Against the World by Greg Pak
The Incredible Hercules, Vol. 2: Secret Invasion by Greg Pak
The Incredible Hercules: Assault on New Olympus by Greg Pak
The Incredible Hercules: Dark Reign by Greg Pak
The Incredible Hercules: Love and War by Greg Pak
The Incredible Hercules: Sacred Invasion by Greg Pak
The Incredible Hercules: The Mighty Thorcules by Greg Pak
Incredible Hercules: The New Prince of Power by Greg Pak
The Infinity Crusade: Volume 1 by Jim Starlin
The Infinity Crusade: Volume 2 by Jim Starlin
The Invisibles: The Untold Story of African American Slaves in the White House by Jesse HollandGeorge Washington's chef
The Island of Dr. Libris by Chris Grabenstein
Jack Kirby’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition by Jack Kirby
JLA/Avengers by Kurt Busiek
JLA/Avengers: The Collector's Edition by Kurt Busiek
John Gower: Confessio Amantis by John Gower
Kingdom Hearts Official Strategy Guide by Dan Birlew
Legends of the Stars by Patrick Moore
LOAC Essentials 4: Alley Oop 1939 by V. T. Hamlin
Mail-Order Mysteries: Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads! by Kirk Demarais
Marvel Adventures Spider-Man, Hulk & Iron Man: Triple Threat (v. 1) by Paul Tobin
Marvel Masterworks, Volume 015: The Silver Surfer Vol 01 Nos. 1-5 by Stan Lee
Marvel Masterworks, Volume 030: The Mighty Thor (From Journey into Mystery Nos.111-120 & Annual No. 1) by Stan Lee
Marvel Masterworks, Volume 038: The Avengers Nos.31-40 by Stan Lee
Marvel Masterworks, Volume 054: The Avengers Nos. 41-50 & Annual No. 1 by Roy Thomas
Marvel Masterworks, Volume 154: Golden Age Mystic Comics Nos. 1-4 by Jack BinderDavid
Marvel Masterworks, Volume 172: Golden Age U.S.A. Comics Nos. 5-8 by Sydney Shores
Marvel Universe: The End by Jim Starlin
Marvel Visionaries: John Buscema by Stan Lee
Marvel Visionaries: Roy Thomas by Roy Thomas
Marvel Zombies / Army of Darkness # 3 by John Layman Avengers
Marvel Zombies Army of Darkness #5 by John Layman Avengers
Metamorphoses by Ovid
The Mightiest of Mortals: Hercules by Doris Gates
Mighty Avengers: Siege by Dan Slott
The Mighty Avengers: The Unspoken by Dan Slott
The Modern Scholar : CLASSIC MYTHOLOGY - THE ROMANS by Peter Meineck
Mythology by Edith Hamilton
The Nhorn (The Animal Guild Book 4) by Jennifer Sowle
Oh my gods : a modern retelling of Greek and Roman myths by Philip Freeman
One-Minute Greek Myths by Shari Lewis
An Open Letter to Jesus Christ by De Robigne Mortimer Bennett
Optimism: The Lesson of Ages by Benjamin Paul Blood
Origins of Marvel Comics by Fred Van Lente
Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka, Volume 2 by Naoki Urasawa
Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka, Volume 5 by Naoki Urasawa
Roma by Steven Saylor
Secret Origins of the Super DC Heroes by Dennis O'Neil
Secret Wars II Omnibus by Jim Shooter
Seneca: Tragedies, Volume I: Hercules. Trojan Women. Phoenician Women. Medea. Phaedra (Loeb Classical Library) by Seneca
She-Hulk: Laws of Attraction by Dan Slott
She-Hulk: Single Green Female by Dan Slott
She-Hulk: Superhuman Law by Dan Slott
She-Hulk: Time Trials by Dan Slott
Showcase Presents Sea Devils Vol. 1 by Robert Kanigher
Showcase Presents: Shazam! by Denny O'Neil
Showcase Presents: Superman, Vol. 2 by Jerry Siegel
Showcase Presents: Superman, Vol. 3 by Jerry Siegel
Showcase Presents: The Great Disaster featuring the Atomic Knights by John Broome
Showcase Presents: Wonder Woman 1 by Robert Kanigher
Showcase Presents: Wonder Woman 2 by Robert Kanigher
The Story of Painting by Wendy Beckett
Superman Archives, Volume 7 by Jerry Siegel
Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Teen Titans Spotlight: Wonder Girl by J. Torres
The Thing: Idol of Millions (Fantastic Four) by Dan Slott
Thor Visionaries: Walt Simonson, Vol. 2 by Walter Simonson
Thor: Gods, Gladiators & The Guardians of the Galaxy by Len Wein
Traditional Epics: A Literary Companion by Guida M. Jackson
The Trials of Hercules (The Osteria Chronicles) (Volume 1) by Tammie Painter
The Trouble With Heroes [Anthology] by Denise Little
The Twelve Labours of Hercules, Son of Jupiter & Alcmena by Anonymous
The Uncanny X-Men #307 - Night and Fog by Scott Lobdell Avengers
Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
Wheel of Fate by Kate SedleyDog
The White Goddess by Robert Graves
Who is Wonder Woman? by Allan Heinberg
Wonder Woman by William Moulton Marston
A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne
World War Hulk: The Incredible Hercules by Greg Pak
X-Men #26 - Civil Disobedience! by Fabian Nicieza Avengers
X-Men #59 - Touched by Scott Lobdell Avengers
X-Men: Phoenix Rising TPB by Roger Stern
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  1. Avengers: The Kree-Skrull War by Roy Thomas (2000)
  2. The Mighty Avengers, Vol. 1: The Ultron Initiative by Brian Michael Bendis (2007)
  3. Essential Fantastic Four, Volume 1 by Stan Lee (1998)
  4. Avengers Academy, Vol. 1: Permanent Record by Christos Gage (2011)
  5. Essential Defenders, Volume 1 by Stan Lee (2005)
  6. Marvels by Kurt Busiek (1994)
  7. Agents of Atlas: Dark Reign by Jeff Parker (2009)
  8. Essential Avengers, Volume 6 by Steve Englehart (2008)
  9. JLA: Earth 2 by Grant Morrison (2000)
    Same series: JLA: Year One (JLA)
  10. House of M by Brian Michael Bendis (2006)
  11. Young Avengers Vol. 1: Sidekicks by Allan Heinberg (2005)
  12. Thor: The World Eaters by Matt Fraction (2011)
  13. Showcase Presents: Superman Family, Vol. 1 by Otto Binder (2006)
  14. DC Showcase Presents Justice League of America: Volume 1 by Gardner Fox (2005)
  15. Hulk, Vol. 5: Fall of the Hulks by Jeph Loeb (2010)

Character description

1.) The most famous Hercules is the Romanized name of the Greek Heracles, who was a son of Zeus and the human woman Alcmena, to whom Zeus appeared in the form of her husband. So strong was the infant Hercules that when Hera, Zeus' jealous wife, sent serpents to kill him, he strangled them. He had many adventures, most famously his Seven Labors for Eurystheus, king of Mycenae. His attibutes are a club and a lionskin.

Hercules in Wikipedia

2.) Hercules – also known as "Herculas" or "Uncle Harkless" – was a slave who worked at Mount Vernon, George Washington's Virginia plantation on the Potomac River. He was the head cook at the mansion in the 1780s, cooking for the Washington family and their guests. In 1790 President Washington brought him to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (then the temporary national capital) to cook in the kitchen of the President's House. Hercules escaped to freedom from Mount Vernon in 1797, and later was legally manumitted under the terms of Washington's will.

Hercules (chef) in Wikipedia

See also Hercules [Magical Cats Mysteries].

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