17: The Wicked and The Divine – Show Notes

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First Segment

  • Elvis Presley
    • Background
    • Fanatical fan base
    • Controversial concerts
      • Ed Sullivan Show appearance
    • Elvis Impersonators
    • Presleytyrians
  • The 27 Club
    • What is the 27 Club?
    • Members of the 27 Club
  • Carpe Diem and YOLO
    • Drake and “The Motto”
    • Horace

Second Segment

  • Resume of Writer, Kieron Gillen
    • Started out as a games and music journalist
    • Has written for ThorUncanny X-MenIron ManJourney in MysteryThe Ludocrats and Star Wars: Darth Vader
  • Resume of Illustrator, Jamie McKelvie
    • The DefendersX-Men: Season One
    • Revamped the characters design for Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel)
  • Partnership of Gillen and McKelvie
    • Bristol Comic Con – 2003
    • Save Point for PlayStation Magazine UK
    • Phonogram
    • Young Avengers revamp
      • The 2014 GLAAD award
  • Inspiration Behind The Wicked + The Divine
    • Gillen’s father’s diagnosis and the response to mortality
    • Pop stars are the closest thing the world has to superheroes
    • The power of fandom
  • The Wicked + The Divine is Written Like a Pop Record
  • Accurately Depicting Pop Culture in a Comic
    • Diversity in The Wicked + The Divine
  • Television Prospects
    • Bought by Universal
      • Associated with NBC, Syfy, USA and Hulu networks
  • Sales

Third Segment

  • Target Age Group
  • The Quality and Impact of the Artwork
    • Colorist, Matt Wilson
  • Our Desire to Dig Deeper into the Social Commentary
    • The Wicked + The Divine #13
  • Favorite Characters (Gods/Pop Stars)