Rat Queens, Volume 1: Sass & Sorcery

Rat Queens, Volume 1: Sass & Sorcery

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by Kurtis J. Wiebe, Roc Upchurch
     
 

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  • Who are the Rat Queens? A pack of booze-guzzling, death-dealing battle maidens-for-hire, and they're in the business of killing all god's creatures for profit. It's also a darkly comedic sass-and-sorcery series starring Hannah the
    Rockabilly Elven Mage, Violet the Hipster Dwarven Fighter, Dee the Atheist Human
    Cleric and Betty the Hippy Smidgen Thief.

Overview

  • Who are the Rat Queens? A pack of booze-guzzling, death-dealing battle maidens-for-hire, and they're in the business of killing all god's creatures for profit. It's also a darkly comedic sass-and-sorcery series starring Hannah the
    Rockabilly Elven Mage, Violet the Hipster Dwarven Fighter, Dee the Atheist Human
    Cleric and Betty the Hippy Smidgen Thief. This modern spin on an old school genre is a violent monster-killing epic that is like Buffy meets Tank Girl in a
    Lord of the Rings world on crack!
  • Collecting the first five issues of the sold-out hit series at the special introductory price of $9.99!

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
05/05/2014
If you’re looking for an M-rated series that is full of swordplay, sorcery, and sass, and you don’t mind a bit of gore thrown in for good measure, you’ll love this. Betty, Dee, Hannah, and Violet are mercenaries for hire who can drink a troll under the table, use language that would make an orc blush, and mercilessly eviscerate baddies. Off on a minor “quest” in order to make up for their drunken brawling, this kick-ass quartet soon realizes that someone or something wants them very dead. Making them dead, however, is far easier said than done. It’s not just the fantastic pacing of Wiebe’s (Peter Panzerfaust, Debris) text or former video game designer Upchurch’s blood-sprayed action sequences, but also the characters themselves that drive the story relentlessly forward. Possessed of very different body types, personalities, and idiosyncrasies, and not afraid to share exactly what they’re feeling, the Rat Queens are refreshing characters whose story will leave readers thirsty for more. (June)
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  • If you're looking for an M-rated series that is full of swordplay, sorcery,
    and sass, and you don't mind a bit of gore thrown in for good measure, you'll love this. Betty, Dee, Hannah, and Violet are mercenaries for hire who can drink a troll under the table, use language that would make an orc blush, and mercilessly eviscerate baddies. Off on a minor "quest" in order to make up for their drunken brawling, this kick-ass quartet soon realizes that someone or something wants them very dead. Making them dead, however, is far easier said than done. It's not just the fantastic pacing of Wiebe's (Peter Panzerfaust,
    Debris) text or former video game designer Upchurch's blood-sprayed action sequences, but also the characters themselves that drive the story relentlessly forward. Possessed of very different body types, personalities, and idiosyncrasies, and not afraid to share exactly what they're feeling, the Rat
    Queens are refreshing characters whose story will leave readers thirsty for more. (June) -PublisherWeekly.com
  • "Offer this to readers tired of the same old comics featuring cheesecake depictions of female characters or to readers who like intelligent plots with a side of smart aleck." -Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607069454
Publisher:
Image Comics
Publication date:
04/08/2014
Edition description:
16
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
39,882
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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Rat Queens, Volume 1: Sass & Sorcery 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
Heard this was a pretty good series. And after reading this, it really is. From the art, the characters and story arcs, makes this a pretty good volume.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
gdsdmndrtquns More than 1 year ago
Rat Queens was a ton of fun to read. I'd been hearing good things about it from other people and finally picked it up. I'm very, very glad that I did. All of the leading ladies are amazing and badass in their own ways. The art was lovely to look at and I can't wait to find out more about everyone. A word of caution, though: if swearing, violence, and minor sexuality bother you then this is not a book for you.