Review of the book Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes by Cody O’Brien.
To sum up this book in a single sentence - “What would happen is Deadpool wrote a mythology book.”
Yeah, this guy-
Wrote a book. Here are some examples of why I think this.
The Greek creation myth.
The story of Hephaestus god of Blacksmithing and Aphrodite Goddess of Love.
The story of the Minotaur.
Norse creation myth.
Odin orders Loki to steal Freyja’s necklace. He does. This is so in character for both of them Freyja instantly knows who to blame.
Ra gets mad at humanity and creates Sekhmet Lion Goddess of Killing Stuff.
How Isis retrieves her huband’s coffin from the support pillar it got stuck inside.
How to try and kill the god Zipacna and fail.
How God made Eve from Adam’s rib.
The story of how King Solomon judges proper maternal instinct.
Men ask Shiva to stop Kali’s murder rampage.
And this is how he does it.
The Goddess Izanami gives birth to the whole island of Japan.
A story about Tanuki.
The Epic of Gilgamesh: Being born
The Epic of Gilgamesh: Meeting his best friend.
NATIVE AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY
Do I really need to explain why I feel the Merc with a mouth was involved in the retelling here?