BUT, if Cap had Achilles' invulnerability, his HEEL would be vulnerable. I always believed his invulnerability came from both Atlas and Zeus.
: I think it goes with the mythology. Achilles
: was courageous because of his
: invulnerability. I don't think you can
: disassociate the two at least where Achilles
: is concerned.
: --Previous Message--
: Is it the "Courage of Achilles" or
: the "Invulnerability of Achilles"?
: I'm holding in my hand a comic book
: published in the mid-1970's and it lists the
: "Invulnerability of Achilles" as
: one of his powers.
: When did this change to the "Courage of
: --Previous Message--
: The reason I like the Billy is still Billy
: Captain Marvel is that it adds to the story
: that's Captain Marvel because anyone who
: knows Captain Marvel, but not his true
: identity, doesn't know that a kid is running
: the show. That a kid, who looks like an
: adult, is one of the most powerful beings on
: the planet and at par with Superman.
: Remember that story where the golden-age
: Flash didn't like the relationship that Cap
: was having with Star Girl because he thought
: he was 25?
: I sometimes wonder if the Courage of
: Achilles was a fancy way to describe the
: invulnerability that it gives him, I mean
: how brave would you be if you were
: indestructable?, while the Wisdom of Solomon
: acually tells him the way it is and didn't
: change the fact that his friend was killed
: and that he was a kid himself. Wisdom can't
: change that no matter how great it is.
: This adds to Captain Marvel's own
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