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In the images above, Brazilian artist Hugo Canuto brings Yoruba mythology to superhero comics. For Monday's research assignment, we are going to use our own imaginations to bring these characters to life. Using the orixás you selected in class, please respond to the questions below:
You may also find this article to be useful in thinking about how the Yoruba deities have been adapted in Brazil: "Everyday and Esoteric Reality in the Afro-Brazilian Candomblé" by Sheila S. Walker. We will be referring to this article in our discussion of Daytripper also.
Here is Hugo Canuto's website and articles about Contos dos Orixás and the influence of Marvel's Avengers.