Friday, December 12, 2014

Rat Quens Welcomes New Artist


Rat Queens is going through something of a transformation. The comic is going to continue, but it will do so with a new artist at the helm. Starting with Rat Queens #9 on February 25, Stjepan Sejic will start illustrating the book alongside Kurtis. J. Wiebe. Not only that, but Rat Queens Special: Braga #1 will boast art by Tess Fowler when it hits stores January 14.

"Having admired Stjepan's work at Top Cow for some time now I'm extremely excited about his coming on board to Rat Queens,” said Jim Valentino, Vice President of Image Comics. “He will usher in an exciting new era for one of our most popular titles."

"I'm excited to have Stjepan bring the Rat Queens to life in his distinctive style, a voice that understands both the heart and the humor of Hannah, Dee, Betty and Violet," added Wiebe. "The future of the series is brighter than ever and we're looking forward to getting new issues out to fans."

Rat Queens Special: Braga #1 hits shelves on January 14 and can be ordered with Diamond Code NOV140673. Rat Queens #9 will hit shelves on February 25 and can be pre-ordered with Diamond Code JUL140569. Full press release below.
IMAGE COMICS/SHADOWLINE WELCOMES
NEW ARTIST ON RAT QUEENS
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 bestseller SUNSTONE for issues 9-11.

The RAT QUEENS SPECIAL: BRAGA #1 will feature guest artist Tess Fowler and release on January 14. Sejic’s art will premiere in the following issue, RAT QUEENS #9, on February 25. The series will be monthly with #12 soliciting for a May release.

"Having admired Stjepan's work at Top Cow for some time now I'm extremely excited about his coming on board to Rat Queens,” said Jim Valentino, Vice President of Image Comics. “He will usher in an exciting new era for one of our most popular titles."

Wiebe added: "I'm excited to have Stjepan bring the Rat Queens to life in his distinctive style, a voice that understands both the heart and the humor of Hannah, Dee, Betty and Violet. The future of the series is brighter than ever and we're looking forward to getting new issues out to fans."

RAT QUEENS SPECIAL: BRAGA #1 featuring guest artist Tess Fowler hits shelves on 1/14 and can be ordered with Diamond Code NOV140673. RAT QUEENS #9 with new series artist Stjepan Sejic will hit shelves on 2/25 and can be pre-ordered with Diamond Code JUL140569.
 
 

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