The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 1: The Faust Act
Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead. The team behind critically thermonuclear floor-fillers Young Avengers and Phonogram reunite to start a new, ongoing, superhero fantasy with a beautiful, oversized issue. Welcome to... show more
Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead. The team behind critically thermonuclear floor-fillers Young Avengers and Phonogram reunite to start a new, ongoing, superhero fantasy with a beautiful, oversized issue. Welcome to The Wicked + The Divine, 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. Collects The Wicked + The Divine #1-5.
Publish date: 2016
Publisher: Image Comics
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
Series: The Wicked + The Divine (#1)
Laura is obsessed with these pop stars who happen to be Gods reincarnated. The Gods come back every 90 years but do not hang around for long because they tend to die young. Some people love the Gods others think they are a nuisance or fraud. There is a murder, Lucifer aka Luci is framed and sent to ...
The premise behind this comic collection is that gods can appear on Earth for two years with powers which they use usually for their own ends before they die. In this first volume, they tend to appear as music/rock stars in London. The plot is about murder and trying to find out which of the gods is...
Well, it's literally perfect in all of the ways. It's just, I… didn't really relate to the characters? At all? It's all cool to read, but yeah, I didn't relate to the protagonist, or to any god except Sakhmet obviously. So, this is really good, but I don't know if I'm going to read the next volume.
Every 90 years the gods come back and they have two years to live and to be loved.
I don't read many graphic novels, but I picked this one up because a coworker recommended it and it sounded really cool. And it is pretty darn cool. It's not cool that the first volume ended on a cliffhanger like that (it's the second I've had do endure within the month and I am not super stoked abo...