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Mythological Figures



Epic Monsters: Four Horsemen - Death
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The time has come for Epic Monsters to tackle the final harbinger of the Last Judgment, that herald who more than any others signifies the end: Death!
Epic Monsters: Four Horsemen - Famine
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With the lands already suffering from Strife and War it was only a matter of time before Epic Monsters made it to the terrible consequences of such violence: Famine!
Epic Monsters: Four Horsemen - War
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It’s not last call today on Epic Monsters but we are doing the Last Judgment. Grab your sword and board, strap on your armor, and get ready for some ultra violence: it’s time for War!
Epic Monsters: Four Horsemen - Strife
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Once more Epic Monsters is headed for the end times—not of the column, thank heavens, just the world. Without further ado let’s get into it with the first of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Strife!
Mythological Figures: Sadie Farrell
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Today’s Mythological Figures post is a myth from just last century in the Big Apple, a lass so fierce and tenacious (and so well known for headbutting people) that they called her the Goat: Sadie Farrell!
Epic Monsters: Xiezhi
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This time in Epic Monsters we're going after the truth-telling lion, goat, or cattle seen in various parts of Asian mythology: the xiezhi!
Mythological Figures: Elizabeth I
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Mythological Figures is tackling a historical figure that had the ninth longest reign over England, a polyglot whose rise to power was positively filled with intrigue, subterfuge, and uncertainty: Elizabeth I!
Epic Monsters: Krampus
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It’s a rare holiday post in Epic Monsters to satisfy readers both naughty and nice with a character that’s been requested many times but not yet explored here: Krampus!
Epic Monsters: Púca
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It’s time to get Celtic with Epic Monsters as we unpack that mischievous shapeshifting November-harvest-fairy-blasting prankster of northwestern Europe known as the púca!
Mythological Figures: Cú Chulainn
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Prepare yourself for an epic post in Mythological Figures today because we’re going after an epic guy with a story as gripping and intriguing as any character posted yet: Cú Chulainn!
Epic Monsters: Grendel's Mother
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Once more we’re going way, way back with Epic Monsters to the epic of Beowulf’s greatest foe: Grendel’s Mother!
Mythological Figures: Francis Drake
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Mythological Figures is traveling all around the world again but this time with the first man in history to accomplish the feat within a single expedition: the one and only Sir Francis Drake!
Epic Monsters: Sharur
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It’s been too long since this column last delved into Sumerian mythology so today Epic Monsters is tackling a weapon like no other. This mace is sentient, it flies, it changes shape, Ninurta used it to kill a demon—it’s Sharur!
Mythological Figures: Charles Vane
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Join Mythological Figures and sail back in time to the Golden Age of Piracy as we assess the freebooter Charles Vane!
Epic Monsters: Jörmungandr
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Epic Monsters is spanning the world today, stretching all the way to the Norse epics for one last post in this little mini-series of builds to consider that serpent to end all serpents Jörmungandr!
Mythological Figures: Hel
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No pantheon is complete without someone to rule over the afterlife and today’s entry in Mythological Figures is one of the most eponymously named gods to do so: Hel!
Epic Monsters: Odin
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Alright folks we’re doing it. We’re going there. It’s happening. Epic Monsters is finally tackling a subject you’ve been asking for since the column started. It’s time for old one-eye, the half-blinded god, master of the Norse pantheon and the Allfather: Odin!
Mythological Figures: Cathay Williams
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Break out the bugle and battle standard because today in Mythological Figures we’re going a century and a half back to post-Civil War America, exploring the history of an incredibly brave woman named Cathay Williams.
Epic Monsters: Bunyip
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Oi Epic Monsters is headed back down under to take a gander at a mythological creature from the Outback, a mysterious beast of which little is definitively known: the bunyip!
Mythological Figures: Melankomas
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Today in Mythological Figures we’re looking at a supposed winner of the ancient Olympiad who’s said to have truly floated like a butterfly, so evasive that nobody could even hit him: Melankomas!



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