Group 4: The Hero’s Journey in Popular Comics
Essential Question: What are the most significant hero myths found in comics from the twentieth century? Why are they significant? Who says they are significant? How does your hero and film relate directly to The Odyssey?
- Each team member must choose one hero and tale from a popular comic from the last 30-50 years.
- Each team member must explain the significance of that hero and the stories told through that comic.
- How does this hero and comic relate to The Odyssey? Draw clear parallels between your chosen comic and The Odyssey.
- Analyze your comic for the specific hero’s journey elements.