When The Wicked + The Divine + The Deadly Hands Of Kung-Fu Crossover Reflect The Headlines Horribly

Comics seem to be full of horrific coincidences. When Princess Diana died, the cover of Wonder Woman out a few days before read as follows,

wwThe day after 9/11, DC Comics published Superman comics depicting this kind of damage to worldwide skyscrapers.

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Of course what occurs is that this kind of storytelling happens all the time, we only notice the coincidences. But nevertheless this week, when two separate comic books had the same kind of cliffhanger last month… Deadly Hands Of Kung Fu and The Wicked + The Divine

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And then both continued them this Wednesday…



Well it was a strange read when you had the news in the background. And chalk another one down to those eeriest of coincidences.

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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