Hercules is a great warrior and hero in Greek mythology. He is renowned for his incredible strength, as the son of a human woman and the deity Zeus. Despite his heroic reputation, he has been an antagonist to Wonder Woman and is guilty of raping her mother Hippolyta. In the modern era he has also used the aliases Champion and Wonder Man. The mythological form of Hercules is also one of the beings who gives Captain Marvel his powers. Hercules was adapted for DC Comics by William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter, first appearing in All-Star Comics #8. (1942)

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