The Labors of Heracles
Heracles, also known as Hercules, was perhaps the greatest hero in all of Greek mythology, known for his awesome strength and bravery. His father was Zeus, the king of the gods. His mother was Alcmene, a mortal woman. Hera, the goddess of women and marriage, and Zeus's wife, punished Heracles for the misdeeds of his father. Lucky for us, the challenges she set for him make for great stories perfect for the graphic format. Readers will be enthralled by the adventure as they learn about the legends and legendary creatures of Greek mythology through the labors of Heracles.