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 Advance Review: Too Cute for Its Own Good

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.[caption id="attachment_847163" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Wicked + The Divine #36 cover by Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson[/caption]This issue leaves me feeling a bit dumb, because this week on my Comics for[...]

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

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

In the present, Persephone and Cassandra are still trapped in the cage with Woden’s beheaded son.[caption id="attachment_805371" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Wicked + The Divine #34 cover by Jamie McKelvie and Matthew Wilson[/caption]The Wicked + The Divine #34 struggles a little in the plot advancement department, with much of the story consisting of Persephone/Laura and Cassandra[...]



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

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 don't admit[...]


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

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.[caption id="attachment_710650" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Wicked + The Divine #31 cover by Jamie McKelvie, Matthew Wilson and Clayton Cowles[/caption]What's especially wonderful here is[...]

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

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.[caption id="attachment_678555" align="aligncenter"[...]

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

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

And The Wicked + The Divine, their latest masterpiece theatre of a series, is literally about popstars as gods.This latest issue perhaps illustrates this fascination of capturing the spirit of music on the static page more than ever, as well as really helping define more strongly just what exactly the comics Imperial Phase is all[...]

Kieron Gillens Spotlight At San Diego &#8211 This Time Hes Bringing His Mum

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

And of course, who better to pull the details of his rise in popularity and success than his longtime partner in creativity, Jamie McKelvie.We start with a big cheer from a roomful of The Wicked + The Divine fans, followed by Jamie and Kieron taking their seats to be awarded by Comic-Con International for their[...]



And Finally&#8230 A Wicked + A Divine Pole Dance Show In A Comic Store

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

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 cultural icons.Madylene Hatter posted her pole performance from the store, performing as Tara, on YouTube..https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQYng4p5afc Can’t see the 1-2-3-snap right before the spoiler ending, but it’s[...]


Cover Story: The Carnage + The Divine

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.  A look ahead at Todd Nauck's Phantom variant cover for Carnage #1, again[...]

And Finally &#8211 Ways To Explain Your Search Engine History No. 247

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

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 his door down.[...]

The Florence + The Machine

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 – that music[...]

Top 3 Image Picks Releasing This Week

Top 3 Image Picks Releasing This Week

[**Mild Spoilers below!]The Wicked + The Divine #11Not only is this the best issue of the week but it’s the best issue in the series so far as written by Kieron Gillen and drawn by Jamie McKelvie Death god Baphomet is on the warpath and his next attempt at stealing a fellow god’s life force[...]

The Ending Of Tomorrows The Wicked + The Divine

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 […]