Oedipus Comic Strip

Oedipus Comic Strip

Storyboard Text

  • The priest seeks help from Oedipus to find a solution to the plague that is turning people into dogs.
  • "...Oedipus, power to whom all men turn, we beg you, all of us here, in supplication--find some relief for us!"(7).
  • The priest explains that it is affecting many people in Thebes.
  • "The fever-god swoops down on us, hateful plague, he hounds the city and empties the houses of Thebes"(6).
  • THE PREIST TURNS INTO A DOG!
  • "My search has found one way to treat our disease-and I have acted already"(7). 
  • The priest bites Oedipus.
  • OW!
  • This makes Oedipus unable to stop the plague and help the city.
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