The hybrids recast creatures from myths and folklore into superheroes for the modern family. Emerson’s advice to “first be good animals” suggests a respect for what civilized life so often ignores. I am, after all, an animal.
For example, the absurdity of the reclining nude cum sow pokes fun at the notion of ‘supermom.’ The woman is erotic, deformed, a goddess and a pig.