Rat Queens


The 8 Best Fantasy Comics Available Right Freaking Now

Fantasy Comics: The 8 Best Titles Available Right Freaking Now

I have been a fan of fantasy comics for just about as long as I have been alive, and all of that time loving the genre has taught me a couple of things. First off, when fantasy is done right, it’s just about the best thing in this or any other world. But, with that […]

'Rat Queens Volume 6: The Infernal Path' Brings on the Ick Factor (REVIEW)

‘Rat Queens Volume 6: The Infernal Path’ Brings on the Ick Factor (REVIEW)

The Infernal Path is the latest graphic novel collection of Rat Queens stories, and the last stories that will be penned by series co-creator Kurtis J. Wiebe, who is moving on to other projects. The Infernal Path has all of the heart, camaraderie, and bawdiness that makes Rat Queens so much fun to read in […]

'Rat Queens' Has a Special Swamp Romp with a Severed Unicorn Head

‘Rat Queens’ Has a Swamp Romp with a Severed Unicorn Head (Spoilers)

Yeah, you really can’t make that up, can you? The new creative team for Rat Queens, Ryan Ferrier and Priscilla Petraites, take us all on a wild ride into the Gnarnathal Forest, home of the dreaded Slog Chimp. Gossamer Hornwood hires the Queens to track down the Slog Chimp, the terrifying swamp creature that decapitated […]

Rat Queens #15 Brings an End to an Era of Fantasy Comics

Rat Queens has been one of the most solidly entertaining forays into fantasy storytelling since its debut, largely due to the deft guidance of series co-creator and scribe Kurtis J. Wiebe. With issue #15 of the current run of Rat Queens, Wiebe is saying his goodbyes to the Image series and leaving to pursue other […]

Rat Queens #14: Dee the Godhammer Lays the Smackdown

The latest issue of Rat Queens from Image opens with a horrifying spectacle of transformation, as one of the Flesher cultists uses his powers to horrible mangle a captive gnome. The Queens, most of whom were captured during the last issue, watch in horror, realizing they are next on the menu. If only someone could […]


Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew

Wednesday draws near, and that means it’s time for another installment of Comics for Your Pull Box. We have a ton of major releases this week, but here at Bleeding Cool we are going to try and narrow it down to the absolute must-haves and must-tries. Here is the link to the full Comic List […]

Rat Queens #9 cover by Leila del Duca and Owen Gieni

Rat Queens Vol. 2 #9 Advance Review: How Things Turn Out

Dee relives the split between the Rat Queens and Hannah, and we see how things turn out for the Queens 20 years down the line. Dee returns to the life she had with her family and becomes the head of her village’s religion. Violet marries, has a large family, and becomes the ruler of her […]


Rat Queens Vol. 2 #6 Review: Amazing Leads Go On A Bizarre Journey

The Rat Queens receive a quest from Betty to rescue her friend Jason. While they discuss, the waitress Madeline stands in awe of these adventurers. Later, the five Rat Queens go on said journey to find and save Jason. From here, the adventure only gets more beautifully bizarre. From the outset, I am quite charmed […]

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 […]

Artist Pushed Out For Roc Upchurch To Return To Rat Queens? (UPDATE)

Recently it was announced by co-creator Kurtis Weibe that Rat Queens was being put on hiatus as a series. 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 […]

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 […]

While You Wait For Rat Queens… Here Comes Bounty

Rat Queens may be on hiatus. But Kurtis Wiebe does have a new creator-owned series out with Mindy Lee starting just as Rat Queens goes “off air”. Here’s the shout sheet including order code for anyone who fancies trying…

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 […]


Rat Queens Returns And We Have A Preview

This week, after a month and a half delay, we get the 15th issue of Rat Queens from Shadowline / Image Comics. The issue is written by Kurtis J. Wiebe and drawn by Tess Fowler and is the fifth part of the Demons story arc. A betrayal changes the Rat Queens FOREVER! Prepare to be […]

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 […]