The literature of the fantastic has always embodied our profound truths, our finest attributes and our deepest prejudices.
Much like the legend that Catherine O’Leary’s cow started the Great Chicago Fire in 1871, historians doubt the story that the home was built for her — or that she ever lived there.
Monarchies are surprisingly resilient, in real life and popular culture. Are we hard-wired to respect the throne?
You might not be able to travel on spring break this year, but you can immerse yourself in Maya culture from home.
In “Ancestor Approved” and “The Sea-Ringed World,” sacred stories provide comfort by bringing people together.
This audio series translates the Greek myth of Perseus for teens, making its hero a young man still figuring out his destiny.
A bumper crop of graphic novels and comic books melds African culture and science fiction, with influences as wide-ranging as space travel, Caribbean folklore and Janelle Monáe.
They’re searching the heavens, and through family history, for strong monikers in a pandemic.
One of the resident birds at the Tower of London is feared to have died. Legend says at least six must be kept there, or the nation will fall.
With “Wolfwalkers,” Cartoon Saloon completes a hand-drawn trilogy based on Celtic mythology. The film epitomizes everything the studio stands for.
Some criticized the fact that the artist behind the work, which was unveiled on Tuesday, was a man. One backer says men need to be in the conversation.
In re-examining historical narratives and classical stories, these artists are creating images that speak on multiple levels to the experiences of being Black and female.
Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler shared a love for the medieval legend but knew it had been done many times before. So they put a teen sorceress at the center.