The Wicked + the Divine

The Spoiler Bell Tolls For Woden, But The Following Silence Is Worse

The Spoiler Bell Tolls For Woden, But The Following Silence Is Worse

In the writer's notes for The Wicked + The Divine #42, Kieron Gillen describes a moment in the issue as a fist-pumping moment. He's right. One of Chekov's guns finally goes off, and Ananke (though mind controlling Woden's Valkyries) kills Woden. The team executes the violence well. Woden's faceplate is cracked, punctured and broken into […]

The Wicked + The Divine #36 cover by Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson

The Wicked + The Divine #36 Advance Review: Too Cute for Its Own Good

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We see the history of Ananke/Minerva's stealing of god heads throughout time, and, in the present, Persephone comes to terms with the Baal's revelations. This issue leaves me feeling a bit dumb, because this week on my Comics for Your Pull Box entry (up yesterday, read it here), I slavishly endorsed Wicked + […]

Wicked + Divine #34 cover by Jamie McKelvie and Matthew Wilson

The Wicked + The Divine #34 Review: A Great First Half and OK Second Half

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We travel back 6,000 years to figure out how it all started; a final meeting between two sisters takes place with one killing the other upon its conclusion. In the present, Persephone and Cassandra are still trapped in the cage with Woden's beheaded son. The Wicked + The Divine #34 struggles a little […]

The Wicked + the Divine

The Wicked + The Divine #33 Review: A Stunning, Game-Changing Issue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Wicked + The Divine #33 from Image Comics by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Matthew Wilson, Clayton Cowles, and Dee Cunniffe is going to be a tough one to review without spoilers, but I'm going to try. What I will say is that this issue is a game changer. And damned if I […]


The Wicked + The Divine #31 Review: Bringing The Beauty In The Breakdown

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Wicked + The Divine #31 is a game changer. This issue has the next big events that really change the direction for the series, and it brings some shockers, believe you me. What's especially wonderful here is these shockers are delivered incredibly beautifully in the issue. Jamie McKelvie is really bringing his […]


The Wicked + The Divine #29 Review: Darkness In The Aftermath

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Wicked + The Divine #29 marks the series return and start of what series creators Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, and Matthew Wilson refer to as Imperial Phase II. Gillen has repeated used the metaphor of a double album, with this second part being that second album that vastly accelerates the story. You […]

A Comic with a Beat: The Wicked + The Divine #27 Review

Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie's love and admiration of music is well documented. Hell, both came to the audiences awareness through a comic about the very magic of music in Phonogram. And The Wicked + The Divine, their latest masterpiece theatre of a series, is literally about popstars as gods. This latest issue perhaps illustrates […]

Kieron Gillen's Spotlight At San Diego – This Time He's Bringing His Mum

By Joe Glass I should probably start this article with a disclaimer, in the interests of transparency. I am a friend of Kieron Gillen, and have known him for some years now from doing conventions in the UK, starting as an attendee to now an exhibitor with my own books. Kieron has always been at […]

And Finally… A Wicked + A Divine Pole Dance Show In A Comic Store

Fantom Comics is a comic book store in Washington DC. But it's not your traditional store (if there even is such a thing). And last month they held a The Wicked + The Divine pole dance show based on the comic by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie published by Image about gods manifested as pop […]

Cover Story: The Carnage + The Divine

A look ahead at Todd Nauck's Phantom variant cover for Carnage #1, again modelled on Todd McFarlane's cover to Amazing Spider-Man #300. Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie's The Wicked + The Divine #16 will feature a variant cover by Shutter artist Leila del Duca.  

And Finally – Ways To Explain Your Search Engine History No. 247

"Really, it's like Jamie says. I've just been googling around North London schools to try and work out where Sakhmet would have been to for a flashback, and so what uniform she'd be wearing." – Kieron Gillen talking about clothing choices in The Wicked + The Divine. That's what he'll be telling the London Met when they knock […]

The Florence + The Machine

This is Florence Welch off of Florence And The Machine, who recently admirably stood in for the Foo Fighters at Glastonbury. And this is Amaterasu, from The Wicked + The Divine. From NME, Recently, the creators of my favourite comic, Phonogram, published a new series called The Wicked + The Divine. It took Phonogram's premise […]

Top 3 Image Picks Releasing This Week

By Matt Spector New Comic Book Day is almost upon us again and in order to get the most bang for your comic buck, I have tirelessly read through all the newest Image Comics releases and found the best three issues to spend your hard-earned ten dollars on. So without further ado, here are the […]

The Ending Of Tomorrow's The Wicked + The Divine

Jamie McKelvie tweets, #WicDiv 11 is out this week. We've been building to this for a year. I know advance review copies have gone out, and I've seen some mentions — Jamie McKelvie (@McKelvie) June 1, 2015 Just asking that anyone who has read it early please, please don't spoil it for others. — Jamie […]