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Information-silkReal NameAlcmena
Information-silkAliasesAlcmene (alternate spelling)
Information-silkRelativesElectryon (father, deceased), Anaxo (mother), Media (step-mother), brothers (names unrevealed, deceased), Amphitryon (first husband/uncle/cousin, deceased), Hercules, Iphicles (sons), Licymnius (half-brother), Megaera, Deianeira, Hebe (daughters-in-law), Hyllus, Iolaus (grandsons), Rhadamanthys (second husband), Sthenelus, Alcaeus, Mestor, Heleius, Perses (uncles), Gorgophone (aunt), Eurystheus (nephew), Perseus (grandfather, deceased), Andromeda (grandmother, deceased), Acrisius, Danae, Cepheus, Cassiopeia (ancestors, deceased)
Information-silkBase Of OperationsMycenae, Greece
Status
Information-silkAlignmentGood
Information-silkIdentityNo Dual Identity
Information-silkCitizenshipGreek
Information-silkMarital StatusWidowed , Re-Married
Information-silkOccupationMonarch
Characteristics
Information-silkGenderFemale
Information-silkHeight5' 11"
Information-silkWeight125 lbs (57 kg)
Information-silkEyesBrown
Information-silkHairBrown
Origin
Information-silkOriginAlcmena is a mortal woman descended from the House of Perseus, circa 13th BC.
Information-silkUniverseEarth-616
Information-silkPlace of BirthMycenae, Greece
Information-silkPlace of DeathHaliartus, Greece
Information-silkCreatorsBob Layton, Luke McDonnell
First Appearance
Hercules #2
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HistoryEdit

Alcmena was a mortal woman descended from the House of Perseus, circa 13th BC. She was married to Amphitryon, king of Thebes, Greece. Alcmena was seduced by Zeus the king of the Oympian Gods, who had taken the form of her husband. She gave birth to Hercules and it was after the birth that Alcmena and Amphitryon leanred that Zeus was the father. Hera the wife of Zeus was insanely jealous of her husband's infidelity and she sent two snakes to kill the child, but were strangled by the already strong baby Hercules.[1][2]

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Strength level

Alcmena has the normal human strength level of a woman of her size, height and build who engages in extensive regular exercises.

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