Roc Upchurch Archives

Image Previews
As Bleeding Cool first reported, Image Comics put Lucy Claire – Redemption by John Upchurch – better known in comics as Roc Upchurch – on the cover of their Image Comics Previews for December. They also included the preview of the first issue, reproduced below As Bleeding Cool pointed out, the text of the solicitation below[...]
Roc Upchurch Returns to Comics With Survivalist Horror, "Everglade Angels"
Roc Upchurch, or John Upchurch, is best known as the artist and co-creator of Rat Queens, the Image Comics title co-created with Kurtis J Wiebe The other reason he's known in the comics industry is for leaving Rat Queens, In October 2014, Roc Upchurch was arrested on charges of domestic violence, specifically "Battery- Family Violence, First[...]
More On The Future (Or Not) Of Rat Queens And Its Creators
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 it after domestic abuse charges were made public, was being lined up to return to the comic book. Kurtis Wiebe issued his own statement contradicting that completely,[...]
Artist Pushed Out For Roc Upchurch To Return To Rat Queens? (UPDATE)
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 Cool. Upchurch left the book as a restult and was replaced with artist Tess Fowler But that run came[...]
Further Details Of Allegations Against Roc Upchurch –  And A New Comics Project?
This time last year, Bleeding Cool ran the story that comic book artist Roc Upchurch, real name John Carlton Upchurch, co-creator of Rat Queens, had been charged with battery against his wife. She wrote an account on her website Abuse Lies Betrayal, including photographs of her injuries, while Roc gave us his perspective on events[...]
Roc Upchurch's Final Cover For Rat Queens?
But depending on the results of charges against him, this could be Roc Upchurch's final cover of Rat Queens, the secondary cover to Rat Queens Special: Braga, written by Kurtis Wiebe and drawn by Tess Fowler, published today. And for those who asked, Upchurch is still listed as co-owner of the comic book. Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics,[...]
Ch-Ch-Changes – Rat Queens To Red Hood
A look through a few solicitations changes between Previews and publication…. Guardians Team-Up #2 will now have cover art by Stephanie Roux, above. All New X-Factor #20 will have art by Carmine Dia Giandomenico and Will Sliney, not the previously solicited Alex Garner. Captain America And The Mighty Avengers #4 will now have art by Iban Soria as well as Luke Ross. Orders for[...]
Stjepan Šejić To Be The New Artist On Rat Queens?
He has been tipped as a major comic book star in the making. He recently posted a Death Vigil/Rat Queens sketch… And tweeted, something tells me today things might get a little crazy…call it a hunch — stjepan sejic (@stjepansejic) December 11, 2014 He also posted the following pieces on Facebook. Recently, Rat Queens co-creator Roc Upchurch left the title after being[...]
Rat Queens Artist Leaves Title Over Allegations Of Domestic Abuse
Three days ago, Bleeding Cool reported the news that John Upchurch, better known as comic book artist Roc Upchurch, co-creator of Rat Queens, had been arrested on a battery misdemeanor charge His ex-wife published a long description of the event and the circumstances around it, from which we quoted, and we also contacted Roc for[...]