The Wicked + The Divine - 10 Most Shocking Twists

The greatest twists from the Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie comic.

Image Comics

Since 2014, readers have been captivated by the witty and enthralling world of The Wicked + The Divine and - now four years later - the end is finally in sight.

For those unfamiliar with the comic, WicDiv (as fans call it) is a critically acclaimed series by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie. The title sees gods reincarnated as pop stars, and, whilst readers might come for the high concept, it’s the complicated characters and deep mythology which keep them coming back for more. A crucial part of the comic’s utter addictiveness is down to the creators’ ability to craft some genuinely shocking twists.

These WTF moments are often genuinely brutal and will leave you questioning things you never thought you’d have reason to doubt. From the deaths of beloved characters to secret malevolent motivations of people we thought were good guys, nothing has been off-limits when it came to the twists of WicDiv.

The end of the story is quickly approaching, and we’re bound to be treated to a few more mind-blowing moments like these before the final issue…

Major spoilers ahead!


Ollie Dean is a full-time writer and pop culture obsessive. One time he held hands with Katy Perry and Finn Jones in the space of 24 hours. It was awesome.