Month: June 2016

mural - The Wicked + The Divine #4, Jamie McKelvie and Nathan Fairbairn, Image Comics, 2014.

Morals and Magic: How The Wicked+The Divine Depicts Changing Western Views of Identity and Sexuality

Kieron Gillen is no stranger to diverse teenage characters. The author of the Young Avengers relaunch, Gillen is experienced at writing characters from a variety of racial groups and sexualities and even won a GLADD award for his work. The Wicked+The Divine (pronounced “The Wicked and the Divine” or simply “WicDiv” for short) takes it…

The Thursday Book Beat: The Legacy of Our Letters

It’s officially the start of summer, dear readers! As vacations start to pop up on the calendar (I’m super excited for mine!), I’m preparing my pile of books to bring along. Maybe I’ll finally find the time to finish the Hamilton biography? But if we’re talking legacies, our first news item’s a pretty great place…