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The Wicked & The Divine Volume 5: Imperial…

The Wicked & The Divine Volume 5: Imperial Phase I (edition 2017)

by Kieron Gillen (Author)

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Title:The Wicked & The Divine Volume 5: Imperial Phase I
Authors:Kieron Gillen (Author)
Info:Image Comics (2017), 200 pages
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The Wicked & The Divine Volume 5: Imperial Phase I by Kieron Gillen



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The Great Darkness is at hand!

The first portion of this book is a fake magazine, featuring interviews with the various members of the Pantheon about the events that have thus far happened. The interviews were altogether interesting, and served to further some interesting character development. In particular I enjoyed the interview with Woden, problematic and confusing character that he is. My feelings about all the characters are just so confused now.

As a whole this volume is just a mess, but it needs to be a mess. The Pantheon is now able to do whatever they want, so of course they take advantage of the fact. Chaos reigns, and everything and everyone is confused. Who is good, who is bad, and what precisely is meant to happen? The countdown is on, and as Baal was the first of the Pantheon to manifest his death date is looming near. What would we do without him? Does anyone truly want to know?

On to phase II... ( )
  Lepophagus | Jun 14, 2018 |
The conspiracy elements are ramping up, the remaining avatars are splitting in to camps, and the woman who might have been able to explain what was going on shared tidbits of information unevenly amongst her favourites before her death (in a previous volume) so no-one really has any idea of how bad things are going to get. The plot line of the coming Great Darkness gets a lot of attention, and the morality of the gods gets delved into.
  fred_mouse | May 10, 2018 |
That was really boring. Where are my goths? ( )
  Joanna.Oyzon | Apr 17, 2018 |
I cannot stand how good this series is. Seriously, someone option it for TV, stat. HBO, I'm looking at you. ( )
  BraveNewBks | Aug 8, 2017 |
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Mckelvie, JamieArtistmain authorall editionsconfirmed
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"Every ninety years, twelve gods return as young people. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are all dead. It's happening now. It's happening again"--Page 4 of cover. The gods are free to do whatever they want. Inevitably, they do. Collects issues 23-28 of the series, including the critically lauded Kevin Wada magazine issue.… (more)

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