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Since at least 1939, when daily-strip caveman Alley Oop time-traveled to the Trojan War, comics have been drawing (on) material from Greek and Roman myth, literature and history. At times the connection is cosmetic-as perhaps with Wonder Woman's Amazonian heritage-and at times it is almost irrelevant-as with Hercules' starfaring adventures in the 1982 Marvel miniseries. But all of these make implicit or explicit claims about the place of classics in modern literary culture. Classics and Comics is the first book to explore ...

Classics and Comics 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199734191

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Classics and Comics 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199734184

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