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The 101 Most Influential People Who Never Lived: How Characters of Fiction, Myth, Legends, Television, and Movies Have Shaped Our Society, Changed Our Behavior, and Set the Course of History by Dan Karlan
2 Plays: Birds / Frogs by Aristophanes
The Adam Strange Archives, Volume 1 by Gardner F. Fox
Aesop's Fables by Aesop
Afrodisiac by Brian Maruca
Alceste by Christoph Willibald Gluck
The Alcestiad, Or a Life in the Sun by Thornton WilderDeity
Ancient Rising by J. C. De La Torre
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 Walt Simonson
Arthurian Legends of the Middle Ages (Senate Paperbacks) by George Cox
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 Harras
Avengers: Galactic Storm, Vol. 2 by Len Kaminski
Avengers: The Big Three by Steve Englehart
Avengers: Under Siege by Roger Stern
Black Widow: Deadly Origin by Paul Cornell
Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch
Civil War by Mark Millar
Cleopatra by Michael Grant
Confessio Amantis by John Gower
Day of Confession by Allan Folsoma gypsy dwarf
Disney Junior Encyclopedia of Animated Characters: Including characters from your favorite Disney*Pixar films by M. L. Dunham
Disney Treasury of Children's Classics from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Chicken Little by Walt Disney Company
Dragons and dragon slayers by Frederick William Hackwood
Essential Avengers - Volume 8 by Jim Shooter
Essential Avengers, Volume 2 by Stan Lee
Essential Avengers, Volume 3 by Roy Thomas
Essential Captain America, Volume 1 by Stan Lee
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
From the Marvel Vault by Roger Stern
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: The Twelve Labors: A Greek Myth (Graphic Myths and Legends) by Paul D. Storrie
History of the DC Universe by Marv Wolfman
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 Fred Van Lente
The Incredible Hercules: Dark Reign by Fred Van Lente
The Incredible Hercules: Love and War by Greg Pak
The Incredible Hercules: The Mighty Thorcules by Greg Pak
Incredible Hercules: The New Prince of Power by Greg Pak
Infinity Crusade Volume 1 TPB (v. 1) by Jim Starlin
Infinity Crusade Volume 2 TPB (v. 2) by Jim Starlin
JLA/Avengers by Kurt Busiek
Kingdom Hearts Official Strategy Guide by Dan Birlew
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 Syd Shores
Marvel Masterworks: The Silver Surfer Volume 1 by Stan Lee
Marvel Universe: The End by Jim Starlin
Marvel Visionaries: John Buscema by Stan Lee
Marvel Visionaries: Roy Thomas by Roy Thomas
Marvel Zombies vs. Army of Darkness # 3 : Night of the Livid Dead (Marvel / Dynamite Comic Book 2007) by John Layman Avengers
Marvel Zombies vs. Army of Darkness #5 : The Stalking Dead (Marvel / Dynamite Comic Book 2007) by John Layman Avengers
Metamorphoses by Ovid
The Mightiest of Mortals: Hercules by Doris Gates
The Mighty Avengers: The Unspoken by Dan Slott
The Modern Scholar : CLASSIC MYTHOLOGY - THE ROMANS by Peter Meineck
Mythology by Edith Hamilton
Myths of Motherhood: How Culture Reinvents the Good Mother by Shari Thurer
Oh my gods : a modern retelling of Greek and Roman myths by Philip Freeman
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
Roma by Steven Saylor
Secret Origins of the Super DC Heroes by Dennis O'Neil
Secret Wars II Omnibus by Jim Shooter
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: Shazam! by Denny O'Neil
Showcase Presents: Superman, Vol. 2 by Jerry Siegel
Showcase Presents: Superman, Vol. 3 by Jerry Siegel
The Story of Painting by Wendy Beckett
Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Teen Titans Spotlight: Wonder Girl by J. Torres
Traditional Epics: A Literary Companion by Guida M. Jackson
The Trouble With Heroes by Denise Little
The twelve labours of Hercules, son of Jupiter and Alcmena by Anonymous
The Uncanny X-Men #307 - Night and Fog by Scott Lobdell Avengers
Volume VIII. Tragedies: Hercules Furens. Troades. Medea. Hippolytus or Phaedra. Oedipus (Loeb Classical Library) by Seneca
Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
Wheel of Fate by Kate SedleyDog
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 Ralph Macchio Avengers
X-Men: Phoenix Rising TPB by Roger Stern

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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.

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See also Hercules [Magical Cats Mysteries].

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