King Diomedes of Thrace possessed four Mares he raised on human flesh. He turned them all into killing machines.[5]

Hercules as part of his Twelve Labors,[3] in which he had to defeat Diomedes and his four mares[6] by displaying his great strength.[2] Diomedes was slain by Hercules.[5]



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Footnotes

  1. Avengers: Roll Call #1; Kyknos's entry
  2. 2.0 2.1 Avengers #39
  3. 3.0 3.1 Hercules Vol 3 #1
  4. Avengers: Roll Call #1; Diomedes' mares are listed among Kyknos's half-sisters
  5. 5.0 5.1 Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z #8; Appendix: Olympians: Demi-Gods, Heroes and other Graeco-Roman Mythological Figures: Diomedes' entry
  6. Hercules Vol 3 #4



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