December Graphic Novel Book Club 2022
December 13, 2022
Book: The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 5: The Imperial Phase I by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie
The gods are free to do whatever they want. Inevitably, they do.
Book: The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 6 Imperial Phase II by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie
When you're at the peak of your powers, there's only one way to go. The question becomes – how many people are you willing to drag down with you?
Book: The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 7: Mothering Invention by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie
In the past: awful stuff. In the present: awful stuff. But, increasingly: answers.
Book: The Wicked + The Divine Vol 8: Old is the New New by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie
Modernist poets trapped in an Agatha Christie Murder Mystery. The Romantics gathering in Lake Geneva to resurrect the dead. What really happened during the fall of Rome. The Lucifer who was a nun, hearing Ananke's Black Death confession. As we approach the end, we start to see the full picture. Also includes the delights of the WicDiv Christmas Annual and the Comedy special.
Book: The Wicked + The Divine Vol 9: Okay by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie
After five years, we reach the final volume. We go not gentle into that good night, but go driving a converted tank, covered in glitter and spangles, with a soundsystem audible from Mars blaring nothing but bangers. Gods, pop stars, an ending. We'll miss you.