To a degree, the Greek and Roman mythological heroes are just the first superheroes. They appeal to children for much the same reason. These gods and heroes may have powers, but they get angry and they do the wrong thing. They are human too.BrainyQuote. 2020. 73 Rick Riordan Quotes – Inspirational Quotes At Brainyquote. [online] Available at: https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/rick-riordan-quotes [Accessed 5 June 2020].