Rat Queens, Volume 1: Sass & Sorcery

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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. 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 ...
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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!
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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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607069454
  • Publisher: Image Comics
  • Publication date: 4/8/2014
  • Edition description: 16
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 47,062
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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  • Posted July 4, 2014

    the fantasy story i've been craving forever

    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.

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