The Wicked + The Divine Vol 1: The Faust Act by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson

Title: The Wicked + The Divine Vol 1: The Faust Act

Author: Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson

Series: Yes.

Format: Softcover bind-up Graphic Novel

Page Count: 144

Publisher: Image Comics

Age Range: 18+

Genre: Fantasy

Description on Goodreads:

Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead. The team behind critical tongue-attractors like Young Avengers and PHONOGRAM reunite to create a world where gods are the ultimate pop stars and pop stars are the ultimate gods. But remember: just because you’re immortal, doesn’t mean you’re going to live forever


Ooooh man. This was just what I needed, when I needed it. The story starts out with a bang, and the explosion stays all the way to the end. I love the characters I have met so far, each one of them completely rich and fluid. Yes, this is basically just the introduction to the story, but I can see myself falling into the series head over feet.

My Rating: 5/5 for the art, 5/5 for the story.

Would I/Who would I recommend it (too): Anyone who loves fantasy, graphic novels, is a fan of SAGA, and loves mythologies being intertwined.

Goodreads Link:

wicked and divine


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