Rat Queens

The 8 Best Fantasy Comics Available Right Freaking Now

Fantasy Comics: The 8 Best Titles Available Right Freaking Now

Isola is one of those books that rewards you immediately on the second read, with plenty of visual treats and story beats worked into every page.  This is also a fantasy comic that relies on strong storytelling to make the book compelling, instead of needing to rely on cheesecake.Image comics has released one trade collection[...]

'Rat Queens Volume 6: The Infernal Path' Brings on the Ick Factor (REVIEW)

'Rat Queens Volume 6: The Infernal Path' Brings on the Ick Factor (REVIEW)

[rwp_box_recap id="0"]The Infernal Path is the latest graphic novel collection of Rat Queens stories, and the last stories that will be penned by series co-creator Kurtis J Wiebe, who is moving on to other projects.[caption id="attachment_1033607" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] //Credit: Image Comics[/caption]The Infernal Path has all of the heart, camaraderie, and bawdiness that makes Rat Queens[...]

'Rat Queens' Has a Special Swamp Romp with a Severed Unicorn Head

'Rat Queens' Has a Swamp Romp with a Severed Unicorn Head (Spoilers)

Yeah, you really can't make that up, can you? The new creative team for Rat Queens, Ryan Ferrier and Priscilla Petraites, take us all on a wild ride into the Gnarnathal Forest, home of the dreaded Slog Chimp.[caption id="attachment_1016514" align="aligncenter" width="600"] //Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Gossamer Hornwood hires the Queens to track down the Slog Chimp, the[...]

Rat Queens #15 Brings an End to an Era of Fantasy Comics

[rwp_box_recap id="0"]Rat Queens has been one of the most solidly entertaining forays into fantasy storytelling since its debut, largely due to the deft guidance of series co-creator and scribe Kurtis J Wiebe With issue #15 of the current run of Rat Queens, Wiebe is saying his goodbyes to the Image series and leaving to pursue[...]

Rat Queens #14: Dee the Godhammer Lays the Smackdown

[rwp_box_recap id="0"]The latest issue of Rat Queens from Image opens with a horrifying spectacle of transformation, as one of the Flesher cultists uses his powers to horrible mangle a captive gnome The Queens, most of whom were captured during the last issue, watch in horror, realizing they are next on the menu.[caption id="attachment_986129" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

Speculator Corner: Rat Queens #16 Will Never Be Reprinted

It's been a little while since we last talked Rat Queens, the fantasy series published by Image Comics.Rat Queens Deluxe Edition Vol 1 contains Rat Queens Volume 1 #1-10 as well as the Braga Special. Rat Queens Deluxe Edition Vol 2 contains Rat Queens Volume 2 #1-10 plus Orc Cave Special.But what of Rat Queens Vol 1 #11-16?[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew

This is another interesting one I was able to read and review not too long ago. Sean McKeever, Jean-Francois Beaulieu, and Alexandre Tegenkgi bring you this new Image series.[caption id="attachment_881161" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rat Queens #10 cover by Owen Gieni[/caption]Rat Queens #10Betty is the only one left to battle against the reality wizard[...]

Rat Queens #9 cover by Leila del Duca and Owen Gieni

Rat Queens Vol. 2 #9 Advance Review: How Things Turn Out

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Dee relives the split between the Rat Queens and Hannah, and we see how things turn out for the Queens 20 years down the line Dee returns to the life she had with her family and becomes the head of her village’s religion Violet marries, has a large family, and becomes the ruler of[...]

Rat Queens Vol. 2 #6 Review: Amazing Leads Go On A Bizarre Journey

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]The Rat Queens receive a quest from Betty to rescue her friend Jason While they discuss, the waitress Madeline stands in awe of these adventurers.Later, the five Rat Queens go on said journey to find and save Jason From here, the adventure only gets more beautifully bizarre.[caption id="attachment_751787" align="aligncenter" width="585"] Rat Queens Vol[...]

More On The Future (Or Not) Of Rat Queens And Its Creators

Over the weekend, artist Tess Fowler started a two-for-one sale on her Rat Queens original artwork and answered questions about her decision to leave the books She stated that, despite being assured to the contrary, co-creator Kurtis Wiebe admitted to her that he had lied and that Roc Upchurch, original co-creator of the comic, who left[...]

Artist Pushed Out For Roc Upchurch To Return To Rat Queens? (UPDATE)

Recently it was announced by co-creator Kurtis Weibe that Rat Queens was being put on hiatus as a series There had been troubles since it was discovered that the other co-creator, Roc Upchurch, had been arrested on charges of domestic abuse While there was no prosecution by the courts, Upchurch admitted to being involved to Bleeding[...]

A Deflated Return To Palisade With Rat Queens #16

Today brings the release of Rat Queens #16 from Image Comics, written by Kurtis Wiebe, with art by Tess Fowler This issue starts a new ARC entitled, “When Beards Collide” which brings the Rat Queens back to Palisade Upon arrival it’s cleared that things have moved along without them, but the chaos effects each one of them differently[...]

While You Wait For Rat Queens… Here Comes Bounty

Rat Queens may be on hiatus But Kurtis Wiebe does have a new creator-owned series out with Mindy Lee starting just as Rat Queens goes "off air".Here's the shout sheet including order code for anyone who fancies trying...Rat Queens may be on hiatus But Kurtis Wiebe does have a new creator-owned series out with[...]

Kurtis Wiebe Puts Rat Queens Comic On Hiatus

Co-creator of the comic book Rat Queens, Kurtis Wiebe, has announced that he is putting the Image Comics title on hold.https://twitter.com/kurtisjwiebe/status/721772129356656640https://twitter.com/kurtisjwiebe/status/721772202685652992Bleeding Cool reader will know that the comic has had a rough publishing history, but it was very influential in the industry in proving the existence of an often otherwise ignored fanbase for a female-focused comic[...]

Rat Queens Returns And We Have A Preview

This week, after a month and a half delay, we get the 15th issue of Rat Queens from Shadowline / Image Comics The issue is written by Kurtis J Wiebe and drawn by Tess Fowler and is the fifth part of the Demons story arc. A betrayal changes the Rat Queens FOREVER! Prepare to be shocked![...]

The Rat Queens Drawing Board…Issue #15 Finally Arrives This Week

A month and a half ago we talked about Rat Queens #15 being delayed However, this week...the wait is over! We finally get to see how things end up in this story arc, and it looks like it's going to be a game changer... "Demons" Part Five A betrayal changes the Rat Queens FOREVER! Prepare to[...]