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Under instructions from a being known as "The Shaper," Beowulf travels to Castle Hrothgar in Daneland, to fight the monster Grendel. On the way there, Beowulf and his men take a detour into the Underworld where they rescue Nan-Zee, a Swedish scylfing warrior from the Demons who have been controlling her. Beowulf, Nan-Zee, and his companions Wiglaf and Hondscio continue onwards to Castle Hrothgar, but are again detoured, ending up in a bog where they battle "Swamp Men." Meanwhile, for some reason, Grendel and his mother reveal to the reader that they are descendants of Cain. Somehow, Beowulf and friends fall through a dimensional gateway beneath a patch of quicksand into a fiery underworld they refer to as Hell.
At a later point in the series, Beowulf discovers that the only way to slay Grendel is with the nectar of the "Zumak Fruit." Along the way, he encounters Dracula, a mysterious Lost Tribe of Israel, Ulysses accompanied by a troop of anonymous Greek Warriors, Egyptian/Sumerian space aliens straight out of Chariots of Gods, and the lost city of Atlantis
In the final issue of the series, Beowulf and Nan-Zee travel from Atlantis to Crete, where they finally get their hands on some Zumak fruit in the labyrinth of King Minos where Beowulf fights a Minotaur that is being controlled by Satan. Because Satan has made Dracula his heir over Grendel, Grendel kills Satan by plunging a stalactite into his back. The Minotaur dies, and Beowulf eats some Zumak fruit; the fruit grants him supernatural strength on par with Grendel. Beowulf and Nan-Zee then make their way back to Daneland in order to slay Grendel who has taken Satan's place as king of the underworld.
- Superhuman Strength: Beowulf has been able to go hand in hand against Wonder Woman and Martian Manhunter at the same time.
- Superhuman Durability: Just Beowulf's skin is able to support a number of attacks, such as high-caliber shots, lasers, radiation, atomic explosions and high and low temperatures.
- This character is an adaptation of Beowulf (hero), a character in traditional stories. These include, but may not be limited to religious texts, myth, and/or folk lore. More information on the original can be found at Wikipedia.org.
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