Updated on 16 October, 2021
"Ozymandias" is one of the best selling works in the world of art and one of the most famous pieces of ancient Greek mythology. It tells the story of the sirens who could not escape the stench of their own vomit. The story goes that the nymphs moved on to other realms, but returned as a winged Odysseus. This Odysseus then carried the chains that were wrapped around his body and to this chain he placed the sprigs of laurel. From this chain a golden flower covered with berries dropped. The sprigs of laurel and the berries formed the symbols which comprise the modern symbol of Ozymandias.
The very word Ozymandias brings to mind the smell of fresh bread and of baking. This is probably why the comic is so popular. This comic has brought a lot of happiness to millions of people all around the world.
The popularity of the Ozymandias comic has caused it to be translated into many languages. There are several fan clubs for the comic all over the world. In some countries, this comic is even considered a national holiday. The fan clubs are made up of people who love the comic. The fans have created their own theories about who the real Odysseus was.
Some believe that Odysseus was actually the son of King Agamemnon of Sparta and Queen Artemisia of Mycenae. Others believe that he was the son of Anchises and the goddess Aphrodite. Still others believed that he was a daughter of Zeus and Themis. The creators of the Ozymandias comic based on these beliefs have managed to keep the mysteries surrounding his character intact.
The Ozymandias Comic itself was started by Keith Geddes. He used it as a filler story for the original Greek Mythology comic that he had written. It took him almost twenty years to get the comic written. It was not until the late nineteen eighties that Geddes got to pen the actual graphic novel. That novel would become known as the Omega Comics series.
The Ozymandias Comic has a unique plot. It begins with the story of a young girl named Iris. She is the daughter of Hypnos, who is the god of the dead. Hypnos is very angry at the gods for doing something to his daughter. He sends his other servants to attack the sanctuary of Apollo in Apollo's temple.
Iris manages to escape and returns home, but her father has already been killed. When she finds out what has happened, she runs away to find her mother and the rest of her family. The only person who can help her is Apollo. He tries to convince her to go back to Olympus, but she refuses and boards a ship to sail to Troy. Once there, she encounters Poseidon, the god of the sea, who wants her to come back to the sea with him. Will she accept the offer?
The Ozymandias Comic has excellent art. It is full of panels depicting Hypnos and his other servants torturing innocent civilians. The story is well told and the dialogues between the characters are witty and descriptive. I do like that there are so many variant cover designs for the comic. They all nicely complement each other. Fans of the comic will enjoy the story, the art, and the panels.
This is a good start to an excellent series of Ozymandias comics. I look forward to more adventures involving Apollo, Poseidon, and the Greeks. Hopefully, Coraline writer Neil Gaiman will continue the exploits of The Ozymandias Family in future books. This is just the first of many godlike beings that we will meet in the great Neil Gaiman series. The interesting characters and the great story make this an excellent pick if you want to get into the mythology of Neil Gaiman.
The Ozymandias Comic is a pleasure to read. The story is engaging and humorous. There are many moments that will get you laughing. For fans of the comic who haven't read it, this is a great start to an excellent series.
For those who have read the original version, I highly recommend this retelling. It's a modern take on an old tale and is a great example of how powerful a good story can be even if it is told in a different form. If you like what you see, you should check out the entire Ozymandias series.