Dead Among Living 1 Picture

In an attempt to get more things done, I'm trying to work on several comic projects at the same time. I'm not good at it, but I have drawn the first two pages of this comic, "A Dead Among Living", a quick ("quick" means twelve pages) flashback to Hades' early years.

According to myth, Hades and his siblings were swallowed alive at their birth by their father Kronos, the king of the gods, who saw them as rivals for the power. However, their mother Rhea managed to save Zeus, her youngest child, from that fate and he later forced Kronos to throw up his siblings.

In my version of the story, Rhea and her children then lived in Minoan Crete for a while before the Titan War broke out (except for Hera. She was a little more than Rhea could handle, so she was sent away to Tethys and Okeanos).

This is probably the most melancholic Greek mythology-comic that I've ever done. Hades has such a low self-esteem here.
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