CREATOR PROFILE
GLYNNIS FAWKES
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BIOGRAPHY
Glynnis Fawkes grew up in Portland, OR, and now lives in Burlington, VT with her classicist husband and two children. On a Fulbright to Cyprus she published two books, one of her paintings of archaeological sites and another of obscure archaeological cartoons. After a stint teaching in Lebanon, she stayed on in the Eastern Mediterranean for several years working as illustrator on various digs. She has an MFA from the Museum School in Boston, and made it half way through a doctorate in Australia before she turned to comics for good. She teaches comics at the University of Vermont.
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COMICS
Iphigenia in Tauris thumbnail
Stranded in the strange land of Tauris, working for a goddess who demands human sacrifice, Iphigenia is sure her brother is dead. Orestes, hounded by the furies, is driven to Tauris to steal the statue of the goddess. Will Iphigenia kill her long lost brother before they recognize each other? Since this play by Euripides is 2000 years old, it is not difficult to find out.

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Corinthian Diary thumbnail
Pages from the sketchbook I kept during two weeks (in May and June 2013) working as illustrator on an archaeological project near Corinth in Greece.

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The Homeric Hymn to Dionysos thumbnail
Pirates misguidedly kidnap the god who demonstrates his power by eating the captain and dolphinizing the crew. Only the pious steersman lives to see his next drink.
Composed between the eighth and fifth centuries BC, the so-called Homeric Hymns were dedicated to various gods, and were traditionally but falsely attributed to the author of the Iliad and Odyssey. This hymn was translated especial

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The Sultans Daughter thumbnail
The seventh tale on the second day from Boccaccio\'s Decameron tells of the adventures of the Sultan of Alexandria\'s extraordinarily beautiful daughter Alatiel. On her way to be married to a king, she is shipwrecked so begins a series of seductions (rape, actually) by noblemen (each of whom murders his predecessor) across the Eastern Mediterranean.

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