WICKED + THE DIVINE #1
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Jamie McKelvie
Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as teenagers. 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. But remember: just because you're immortal, doesn't mean you're going to live forever.
It takes a big person to admit when they were wrong and the last time Gillen/McKelvie put out a new book, well...I was friggin' wrong. Sure, people seemed to really enjoy it, but I felt that there was something missing that had drawn me to their first work PHONOGRAM all those years ago. Now back home at Image, the duo seeks to blend the two genres of their previous collaborations into one fantastical pop song of beautiful gods and goddesses doomed to burn out, but never fade away. What is the true reason these gods submit to what seems like such a one sided deal? Is fame, fortune and recognition worth more than an eternity of boring Immortality? Find out in the latest sold out hit from the wizards at Image Comics!!