Orestes Goes Loco Apparently, the Greeks believed killing your own family was the kind of Bad that had its own mythological figures. Enter the Erinyes, aka the Furies, tasked with driving kinslayers mad. This time it’s Orestes’ turn, as the fallout of the Troy fiasco had him killing his own mother because she killed his
Aeneas Goes To Hell I’m on a roll! (actually, I’m on holiday…) Anyway, it’s not Hell, but Hades, because ancient Greeks didn’t have Google Maps, so they had to ask the dead for directions. Here’s Aeneas, last survivor of the royal house of Troy, led by a sybil into the chtonic depths, so he can
The Original Trojan This one was a quickie, considering I didn’t have to draw any hands nor feet. Also proud of myself for figuring out how to do an easy starry sky under one minute.
Achilles Double Feature! So here’s the heroic hero of the Achaean armies, dragging one of the most sensible people on the Illion side in one of the goriest sign of smug victory and disrespect for your opponent this side of the Red Wedding. And later, a one-on-one versus Pentesilea, Amazon Queen whose honor-borne deathwish had
Troy – Iphigenia’s Sacrifice So, King Agamemnon made a gaffe by proclaiming he was a better shot than Artemis when he and his buddies were on a hunting party to lift their mood before sailing off to fight a war. Or maybe he killed a pregnant hare. In any case, that pissed Artemis pretty much,
The Cycle of Troy – The Apple of Discord First of the eight pics I’m doing for a friend’s Greek myth book. His second volume is entirely about Troy and every damn ancillary tale there is, but by spreading the pics more or less evenly and taking the most interesting points… we start with the
The Cycle of Troy These are the sketches for the longest chapter in my friend’s book(s) on Greek Mythology: Everything you wanted to know about Troy, from how every damn hero was born to how every survior fared later. More or less. From top and left to bottom and right: 1. The Apple of Discord: