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''ODY-C'' is a comic book series by writer Creator/MattFraction and artist Christian Ward, published by Creator/ImageComics.

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''ODY-C'' is a comic book series by writer Creator/MattFraction and artist Christian Ward, Creator/ChristianWard, published by Creator/ImageComics.

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* DefiledForever: He's face was horribly mutilated during his captivity so that nobody would want him.


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* LotusEaterMachine: There is an entire planet covered with lotus flowers that gradually rob people of their sanity. The local industries are all based around exploiting those who come and get addicted to the lotuses.


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* SelfMadeOrphan: Zeus' paranoid fear of being overthrown stems from how they overthrew their own father.


Odyssia, by the way, is female. So is her entire crew and pretty much everyone they encounter. The second issue explains that, at some point in the past, Zeus killed off every man in the universe for fear that one of them would father a child who would overthrow Zeus the way Zeus overthrew his/her[[note]]The Olympians don't both with restrictive mortal concepts like the gender binary.[[/note]] father Cronus. The consequences of Zeus's action, and of various attempts to get around it, recur through the series.

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Odyssia, by the way, is female. So is her entire crew and pretty much everyone they encounter. The second issue explains that, at some point in the past, Zeus killed off every man in the universe for fear that one of them would father a child who would overthrow Zeus the way Zeus overthrew his/her[[note]]The Olympians don't both bother with restrictive mortal concepts like the gender binary.[[/note]] father Cronus. The consequences of Zeus's action, and of various attempts to get around it, recur through the series.



* SadlyMythtaken : the source mythology gets played around with in ways that have nothing to do with the gender shuffle or futuristic setting, for example Prometheus is presented as Zeus' child rather than cousin, Zeus' and Hera's respective attitudes towards Zeus' offspring are rather different from the Greek myths, Proteus and Humbaba are very different from the originals, etc

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* SadlyMythtaken : the SadlyMythtaken: The source mythology gets played around with in ways that have nothing to do with the gender shuffle or futuristic setting, for example setting. For example, Prometheus is presented as Zeus' child rather than cousin, Zeus' and Hera's respective attitudes towards Zeus' offspring are rather different from the Greek myths, Proteus and Humbaba are very different from the originals, etc etc.


* SadlyMythtaken : the source mythology gets played around with in ways that have nothing to do with the gender shuffle or futuristic setting, for example Prometheus is presented as Zeus' child rather than cousin, Zeus' and Hera's respective attitudes towards Zeus' offspring is rather different from the Greek myths, Proteus and Humbaba are very different from the originals, etc

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* SadlyMythtaken : the source mythology gets played around with in ways that have nothing to do with the gender shuffle or futuristic setting, for example Prometheus is presented as Zeus' child rather than cousin, Zeus' and Hera's respective attitudes towards Zeus' offspring is are rather different from the Greek myths, Proteus and Humbaba are very different from the originals, etc

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* SadlyMythtaken : the source mythology gets played around with in ways that have nothing to do with the gender shuffle or futuristic setting, for example Prometheus is presented as Zeus' child rather than cousin, Zeus' and Hera's respective attitudes towards Zeus' offspring is rather different from the Greek myths, Proteus and Humbaba are very different from the originals, etc


* NarrativePoem: Written in imitation of this style. The prose captions are in what Fraction dubbed his [[SelfDeprecation "dummy hexameter"]], his attempt to mimic the original's dactylic hexameter (which used a defined scheme of long and short syllables) with a pattern of stressed and unstressed ''syllables'' instead.

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* NarrativePoem: Written in imitation of this style. The prose captions are in what Fraction dubbed his [[SelfDeprecation "dummy hexameter"]], his attempt to mimic the original's dactylic hexameter (which used a defined scheme of long and short syllables) with a pattern of stressed and unstressed ''syllables'' instead.hexameter.

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* NarrativePoem: Written in imitation of this style. The prose captions are in what Fraction dubbed his [[SelfDeprecation "dummy hexameter"]], his attempt to mimic the original's dactylic hexameter (which used a defined scheme of long and short syllables) with a pattern of stressed and unstressed ''syllables'' instead.


As the title suggests, it's a science fiction take on ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', telling the story of Odyssia's return home to the planet Ithacaa following the sack of Troiia VII, and the strange planets and alien creatures she and her crew encounter along the way. And as the story continues, it also folds in story elements from other epics, including the ''[[Literature/Arabian Nights Thousand and One Nights]]'' and [[Literature/TheAeneid the Aeneid]].

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As the title suggests, it's a science fiction take on ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', telling the story of Odyssia's return home to the planet Ithacaa following the sack of Troiia VII, and the strange planets and alien creatures she and her crew encounter along the way. And as the story continues, it also folds in story elements from other epics, including the ''[[Literature/Arabian Nights ''[[Literature/ArabianNights Thousand and One Nights]]'' and [[Literature/TheAeneid the Aeneid]].


As the title suggests, it's a science fiction take on ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', telling the story of Odyssia's return home to the planet Ithacaa following the sack of Troiia VII, and the strange planets and alien creatures she and her crew encounter along the way.

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As the title suggests, it's a science fiction take on ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', telling the story of Odyssia's return home to the planet Ithacaa following the sack of Troiia VII, and the strange planets and alien creatures she and her crew encounter along the way.
way. And as the story continues, it also folds in story elements from other epics, including the ''[[Literature/Arabian Nights Thousand and One Nights]]'' and [[Literature/TheAeneid the Aeneid]].



* TheFaceless: He of Troiia

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* TheFaceless: He of TroiiaTroiia.


''ODY-C'' is a comic book series by writer Creator/MattFraction and artist Creator/ChristianWard, published by Creator/ImageComics.

As the title suggests, it's a science fiction take on ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', telling the story of Odyssia's return home to the planet Ithacaa following the sack of Troiia, and the strange planets and alien creatures she and her crew encounter along the way.

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''ODY-C'' is a comic book series by writer Creator/MattFraction and artist Creator/ChristianWard, Christian Ward, published by Creator/ImageComics.

As the title suggests, it's a science fiction take on ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', telling the story of Odyssia's return home to the planet Ithacaa following the sack of Troiia, Troiia VII, and the strange planets and alien creatures she and her crew encounter along the way.


* TheFaceless: He of Troiia



* TheFaceless: He of Troiia

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* TheFaceless: He of Troiia


* BizarreAlienSexes[=/=]BizarreAlienReproduction: The sebex gender created to replace men look like [[GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe Pink Skinned Space Babes]] and get pregnant by sex with women.

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* BizarreAlienSexes[=/=]BizarreAlienReproduction: The sebex gender created to replace men look like [[GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe Pink Skinned Space Babes]] with ExoticEquipment and get pregnant by from sex with women.


* BizarreAlienSexes[=/=]BizarreAlienReproduction: The sebex gender created to replace men look like [[GreenSkinnedSPaceBabe Pink Skinned Space Babes]] and get pregnant by sex with women.
* TheBlueBeard: spoilers [[spoiler: both of rulers of the hidden world He of Troiia is brought to]]
* {{Gendercide}}: Zeus destroys all men [[spoiler: or so it would seem]]
* GenderFlip: Nearly all the Odyssey's male characters [[spoiler: (one notable exception is revealed on the last page of the first issue)]] and even some of the female characters, because this is a sci-fi setting where "male" and "female" aren't the only options.

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* BizarreAlienSexes[=/=]BizarreAlienReproduction: The sebex gender created to replace men look like [[GreenSkinnedSPaceBabe [[GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe Pink Skinned Space Babes]] and get pregnant by sex with women.
women.
* TheBlueBeard: spoilers [[spoiler: both of [[spoiler:Both rulers of the hidden world He of Troiia is brought to]]
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* {{Gendercide}}: Zeus destroys all men [[spoiler: or so it killed off every man in the universe for fear that one of them would seem]]
father a child who would overthrow Zeus.
* GenderFlip: Nearly all the Odyssey's male characters [[spoiler: (one notable exception is revealed on the last page of the first issue)]] issue) and even some of the female characters, because this is a sci-fi setting where "male" and "female" aren't the only options.

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