At the time I wrote the series, MYTH MEN my older son, Adam was ten years old and loved Superman. My younger son Ethan was six. He loved Batman and Spiderman. I wanted my children to be as familiar with the Greek myths as they were with the stories in Marvel comic books. If they knew about X Men, why not know about Myth Men, the original superheroes?  I chose the story of Hercules and the Golden Apples because in that contest, Hercules needs brain power as well as muscle power. He comes to realize that no matter how big and strong you are, there’s always someone bigger and stronger.  Click here to watch the CBS animated T.V. series, MYTHIC WARRIORS on YouTube, adapted from this series.  —LGB

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