THIS BLOG HAS BEEN RETIRED
THIS BLOG HAS BEEN RETIRED. I'm still going to be keeping it up here, though-- there's some pretty cool old stuff on it. That said, if you want to keep up to date with me, please go to www.georgeoconnorbooks.com.
Saturday, April 25, 2009
At the literary conference I was speaking at this weekend, a very nice teacher named Chris Shave, after hearing me speak about Olympians, presented me with a copy of this recent Hi and Lois sunday comic.
This is amusing to me because my original pitch for the series was, and I quote, "Superheroes are the new mythology. THE OLYMPIANS is a new twelve book series retelling the Greek Myths, the original superheroic stories, in the format most closely associated with superheroes: comics."
I know this is hardly a revolutionary idea or anything, it's just a nice bit of cosmic coincidence to see it reflected in Hi and Lois, of all places.