We were excited when the mythological miniseries Odyssey of the Amazons was announced because of its potential to explore the history of the Amazons separated from their direct relationship with their most famous daughter, Wonder Woman. Well, it seems like the book is going to do exactly that, and in some very intriguing ways.
Art by Ryan Benjamin.
The Hollywood Reporter has a new interview with Odyssey writer Kevin Grevioux about the series, where he briefly touched upon the series — which will follow a crew of Amazons as they sail off from Themiscyra around the world, years before Diana’s birth — and how it takes its inspiration from mythology. He also added an intriguing tease that Odyssey will tie the origins of the Amazons in with powerful warrior women across different cultures:
We were looking at the great epic poems, like the Iliad, Jason and the Argonauts— what if we did something with the Amazons that had that …