Hercules: New Labors Of Hercules TPB (Marvel Comics (Paperback))
Reeling from the tragic death of Thor, the Prince of Power knows his star is fading fast. So what better way to pump up his Q-rating than to relive his defining moment? When his most bitter foe throws down the gauntlet, Hercules agrees to the challenge: twelve labors, each more perilous than the one before it - and each updated for reality-TV consumption. Zounds Collects H...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published October 26th 2005 by Marvel Comics
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First read this a few years ago and it made me laugh. Happily it still has the ability to do that. The story begins with Hercules at his lowest point. He's a washed up hero, and spends most of his time drunk. In order to redeem himself, Hercules will once again take on twelve labors, only this time they'll be televised as a reality show. A lot of the book feels pretty dated. There are a few pop culture references that just don't work anymore. The silliness is still there though. The labors inclu...more