Ever since it launched in 2014, two writers have returned to this blog every month to discuss The Wicked + The Divine, picking apart each issue as it is released. Now, the conclusion of the series is drawing near, like a giant pink Valkyrie striding across the landscape.

With the end so very nigh, 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. It was never going to be okay, but it can at least be easy to digest.

Below you’ll find our issue-by-issue coverage of Vol IV, Rising Action (issues #18-22). For other volumes, simply click the ‘TWATD’ dropdown in the navigation menu.

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