They’re not your typical band of high fantasy adventurers: Hannah
the Rockabilly Elven Mage, Violet the Hipster Dwarven Fighter, Dee the Atheist
Human Cleric, and Betty the Hippy Hafling Thief. These women are the stars of
the new Image Comics/Shadowline series RAT QUEENS, and they’re the deadliest
grog-guzzling, death-dealing, battle-maidens-for-hire in Palisade.
Roc Upchurch, starting in September, the Rat Queens are taking on the quest of
a lifetime… or at least the quest that’s going to get them out of the latest
jam they’ve found themselves in: clearing out some pesky goblins from a cave. But
these aren’t just any goblins, and Hindman
Cave isn’t just any cave.
run each week on the Image Comics tumblr until the release of the first issue
on September 25. Wiebe has also spoken to the L.A. Times and USA Today about
the upcoming series.
cover by SAGA artist FionaStaples — can be pre-ordered now from the July issue
of Previews (Diamond Code JUL130404).
|Fiona Staples Cover|