The Wicked + The Divine
|Name:||The Wicked + The Divine|
|Creator:||Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie|
|Date(s):||June 2014 - September 2019|
|Country of Origin:||USA|
|External Links:||Official website|
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The Wicked + The Divine, known for short as WicDiv, is an urban fantasy comic series created by writer Kieron Gillen and artist Jamie McKelvie. It was published by Image Comics between 2014 and 2019, and received praise from fans and non-fannish critics alike for the diversity of its cast of characters in terms of sexuality, gender and race/ethnicity. The Wicked + The Divine developed a small-to-medium sized fandom, with close to 150 works in its AO3 tag as of January 2021.
Characters and Pairings
The canon follows the story of a teenager named Laura Wilson who is a fangirl of the Pantheon, a group of twelve superhumans who have discovered that they are reincarnated deities. Most fanworks revolve around Laura and/or the Pantheon. As of January 2021, the most commonly tagged ships on AO3 were Lucifer/Laura (F/F), Baphomet/Morrigan (M/F), and Baal/Inanna (M/M).