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Kurtis Wiebe and Justin Osterling Launch New Fantasy Series Dryad at Oni in March

Kurtis Wiebe and Justin Osterling Launch New Fantasy Series Dryad at Oni in March

Oni Press has announced a new series launching next year from Rat Queens co-creator Kurtis Wiebe and newcomer artist Justin Osterling called Dryad. The book, which Wiebe says he’s been working on for five years, is a fantasy comic about a couple whose lives are changed by parenthood. Check out the press release below for […]


If You Have To Add One New Title To Your Pull List, Let It Be Bounty #1

So tomorrow brings the release of Bounty #1, by Kurtis Wiebe. This is one of those books that I think could be around for a really long time. After reading the first issue, it really stuck with me. There was a perfect balance of things amongst the book, and I could feel the potential. When I chatted […]

“It’s A Bright Cyberpunk Story For Most Ages” Kurtis Wiebe Talks Bounty

A great new comic is on the horizon from Dark Horse, and it’s called Bounty! After reading the first issue, I had the pleasure of chatting with writer, Kurtis Wiebe. We talked about writing comics, Rat Queens, and what makes Bounty so special… Christine Marie: Hi Kurtis! Pleasure to e-meet you! Kurtis Wiebe: Thanks, Christine! […]

Two Sassy Sisters Face The Galaxy: Advance Review Of Bounty #1

Dark Horse’s upcoming hit has been described as “Rat Queens meets Firefly,” and with a description like that, it’s easy to go in feeling charged. The comic is called Bounty, and it’s written by Rat Queens creator Kurtis Wiebe, with art by Mindy Lee. Wiebe has expressed how thankful he is for his Rat Queens following, but the content of that comic is far from all-ages.   […]

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 […]

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. The […]

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/721772129356656640 https://twitter.com/kurtisjwiebe/status/721772202685652992 Bleeding 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 […]


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 […]

A Rat Queens Style D&D Game On Twitch

Twitch is all the rage nowadays, and with that comes some pretty interesting opportunities to view things you wouldn’t think possible…One of those things being a D&D game Rat Queens style. Who’s running the show? Why none other than Rat Queens writer Kurtis Wiebe.  I would imagine this would be highly entertaining to watch. Dungeons and Dragons is only as […]

Rat Queens Announcement: Issue #15 Will Be Delayed

Earlier today writer, Kurtis Wiebe shared this tweet: I’m assuming by “finale” he’s referring to the end of the current ARC. A month or two ago I covered the news about his feelings on the next ARC and how it will be better than ever. I’m not going to lie, my attention has been turned […]



Rat Queens #10 Ends The Chaos

As I sit her contemplating my feelings about the new issue of Rat Queens, I find myself overanalyzing why I am so confused. Perhaps it’s because the run has had so many gaps in time, which makes it easy to forget small details, or maybe it’s because Rat Queens #10 was a mediocre issue overall. […]

The Heartfelt And Emotional Appeal Of The Rat Queens Special: Braga #1

Hey Rat Queens fans, have you been itching for a fix? I know I have, so thank goodness Rat Queens Special Braga #1 was released. From Image Comics, written by Kurtis Wiebe with art by Tess Fowler, the story follows secondary character, Braga, who has been featured in a few of the normal Rat Queens […]

CONFIRMED: Stjepan Šejić Is The New Artist On Rat Queens

Was that a bit of a Rich Twitch? It was only half an hour… Image Comics have just announced, SUNSTONE artist Stjepan Sejic to team up with series writer Kurtis Wiebe Image Comics/Shadowline’s New York Times bestselling high fantasy series RAT QUEENS written by Kurtis J. Wiebe will welcome a new artist: Stjepan Sejic of the #1 Amazon […]

Stjepan Šejić To Be The New Artist On Rat Queens?

Stjepan Šejić is the creator of Image Comics title Death Vigil, creator of the Sunstone graphic novel recently published to record sales by Image/Top Cow, and recently saw his work highlighted in the Harley Quinn scratch’n’sniff special. He has been tipped as a major comic book star in the making. He recently posted a Death […]

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 […]

Image Watch: Like Saga? Sex Criminals? Lumberjanes? Read Rat Queens.

By David Dissanayake I just picked up the first volume of the Image Comics series Rat Queens by  Kurtis Wiebe and Roc Upchuch, and I have  fallen madly in love with it.  I think you will too. I make the comparison to the other three books in this article’s title because they really are in similar a vein.  Each book […]