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!
Rat Queens: SASS and SORCERY Volume 1 is one of the best comics out there! Image comics has published a jewel in their Shadowline series. This Saturday I ended up buying some comic books in the local comic book store. One of them was Rat Queens. This series has been looming in my to-read list for ages. I wonder why I didn't pick this title up sooner! If you like diverse comic books plenty of action, magic and sass, this is your comic. Not only you get to know a great group of heroines, you also get to see diversity! Being able to enjoy women with different personalities, body shapes and colors is one of the best experiences ever! It looks natural. I can believe in the comics. And what's more, even if it's pure fantasy, one of them could be easily my neighbor! And, oh the sass! There's plenty of it! If you were waiting for a comic book that has it all and more: this is it! Continue reading.