Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Olympians


APHRODITE by George O'Connor
Released: Dec. 31, 2013

"This neatly nuanced take on Aphrodite shows respect for the ultrafeminine heroine. (author's note, character profiles, "G[r]eek Notes," discussion questions, bibliography) (Graphic mythology. 8-14)"
O'Connor spotlights the goddess of beauty and love in this solid addition to his Olympians series. Read full book review >
POSEIDON  by George O'Connor
Released: March 19, 2013

"Not the best volume with which to start this first-rate series, but rousing reading for comics fans who like their heroes heavily muscled, unhappy and occasionally splashed with blood. (resource lists, Olympian family tree, study questions) (Graphic mythology. 8-14)"
The sea god steps up to tell his own side of the story in O'Connor's latest, and least coherent, Olympian portrait. Read full book review >
HADES by George O'Connor
Released: Jan. 31, 2012

"An outstanding addition to a first-rate series. (notes, study questions, resource lists) (Graphic mythology. 8-14)"
A tempestuous mother-daughter relationship makes up the centerpiece of O'Connor's latest carefully researched and simultaneously fresh and funny Olympian portrait. Read full book review >
ATHENA by George O'Connor
Released: April 1, 2010

Following the series opener that chronicled Zeus's origin story, O'Connor's next relates the details of his daughter Athena's birth and some of the stories about her. Read full book review >

ZEUS by George O'Connor
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

An energetic graphic series on classical mythology debuts with the origin story of the Big Cheese Olympian, Zeus. Read full book review >