For the past five years, two writers have returned to this blog. For every issue of The Wicked + The Divine, they do an essay each. They are loved, they are hated. In two issues, they will be dead. Like, metaphorically speaking. (We hope.)

So it seemed like a good time to collect all our essays in one place, arc by arc, so that anyone revisiting the series or discovering it for the first time can follow along with our commentary.

Starting here, with WicDiv’s first arc: The Faust Act (issues #1-5). Below you’ll find essays on death, sex and adulthood, music and clothes, and a piece of weird journalistic fan-fic.

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