Graphic Novel: The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust Act

Posted February 13, 2016 by love2dazzle in Graphic Novel/Comic, Reviews / 0 Comments

This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.
Graphic Novel: The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust ActThe Wicked + The Divine Vol. 1 by Kieron Gillen
Published by Image Comics on November 12th 2014
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Fantasy
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback
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four-stars

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 youÕre immortal, doesnÕt mean youÕre going to live forever. Collects THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #1-5.

I really liked “The Wicked and The Divine, Vol. 1.” The artwork is so beautiful. The story line is pretty fun too. I was drawn into the story because of the artwork. I was fascinated by how beautiful the pictures are. The story is pretty interesting, that these gods get reincarnated every two years as teenagers. The are pretty much rock-stars and then they die. While they are reincarnated, they basically cause a ton of mischief. Now one of the gods is being framed for murder, so a mortal girl is trying to figure out what really happened. The biggest plus of these graphic novels is the artwork.

four-stars

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Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, OR. An avid reader since childhood, you can usually find her devouring a book or stalking the bookstagram hashtag in her lovely apartment surrounded by books. Ali has been blogging since 2006 and she created Dazzled by Books in 2012. Her most recent adventure is making bookish candles for Stub Tail Candle Co., which are sold on Etsy.

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