Comic Book Series
Rat Queens 2017 1

Cover to Rat Queens #1

Rat Queens is published by Image Comics. Current price per issue is $3.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Rat Queens #25: 10 Mar 2021

Current Issue[]

Rat Queens: Sisters, Warriors, Queens: 27 Sep 2023

Next Issue[]





Main Characters[]

  • Hannah Vizari - Rockabilly Elven Mage
  • Violet Blackforge - Hipster Dwarven Fighter
  • Dee - Atheist Human Cleric
  • Betty - Hippy Smidgen Thief


  • Sawyer Silver- Guard Captain, reformed assassin
  • Lola - City Guard Sergeant
  • Braga - Peaceful Orc Barbarian
  • Tizzie - Prim & Proper Wizard, leader of the Peaches
  • Orc Dave - Quiet Orc Druid, part of Four Daves
  • Dave - Gnome Illusionist
  • Dave - Desert Ranger
  • Dave - Dwarven Fighter


  • Old Lady Bernadette - shopkeeper
  • Gerrig Lake- leader of the Merchant's Guild

Minor Characters[]

  • Faeyri - Betty's romantic interest, who doesn't want all that adventuring drama
  • Barrie Blackforge - Violet's brother

Other Characters/Places/Things[]

  • Palisade
  • Abandoned Wizard's Tower

Recent Storylines[]

Rat Queens: Sisters, Warriors, Queens[]

Rat Queens #25[]

Rat Queens #24[]

Rat Queens #23[]

Rat Queens #22[]

Rat Queens #21[]

Rat Queens #20[]

Rat Queens #19[]

Rat Queens #18[]

Rat Queens #17[]

Rat Queens #16[]

Rat Queens Special: Swamp Romp[]

Rat Queens #15[]

Rat Queens #14[]

Rat Queens #13[]

Rat Queens #12[]

Rat Queens #11[]

Rat Queens Special: Neon Static[]

Rat Queens #10[]

Rat Queens #9[]

Rat Queens #8[]

Rat Queens #7[]

Rat Queens #6[]

Rat Queens Special: Orc Dave #1[]

Rat Queens #5[]


Trade Paperbacks[]

  • Rat Queens, vol. 1: Sass and Sorcery - Collects vol. 1 #1-5. "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." - WorldCat - ISBN 1607069458 - Kindle
  • Rat Queens, vol. 2: The Far Reaching Tentacles of N'rygoth - Collects vol. 1 #6-10. "While Dee may have run from her past, the bloated, blood-feasting sky god N'rygoth never really lets his children stray too far." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781632150400 - Kindle
  • Rat Queens, vol. 3: Demons - Collects vol. 1 #11-15. "Having survived the end of the world, the Queens follow Hannah back to where it all began: Mage University. A long perilous journey awaits the Rat Queens as they attempt to find out what happened to Hannah's father while battling their own demons." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781632157355 - Kindle
  • Rat Queens, vol. 4: High Fantasies - Collects vol. 2 #1-5. "Palisade is still a rat-infested hell hole, and Violet, Hannah, Dee, Betty, and the brand-new Queen, Braga are the only hope of saving it! It’s been a long time since they’ve done a good slaughter, so join them as they get back to the basics of killing monsters and drinking away the profits!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781632158994 - Kindle
  • Rat Queens, vol. 5: The Colossal Magic Nothing - Collects vol. 2 #6-10 & Orc Dave Special. "Palisade has a new resident: a strange wizard who wants to end the suffering of others. As the Queens disappear one by one, Betty uncovers a terrifying truth that finally reveals the events following Hannah’s imprisonment in a magical void." - MAY180229 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781534306776 - Kindle
  • Rat Queens, vol. 8: The God Dilemma - Collects vol. 2 #21-25. "In the absence of gods, Palisade has become a Pandora's box of the absolutely weird and definitely not wonderful. As Hannah struggles to level up her black magic skills, the Queens face a foe unlike ever before...the Void! Herald of anarchy or gatekeeper of freedom?" - JAN210153 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781534316720


Omnibus Hardcovers[]

  • Rat Queens Omnibus - Collects vol. 1 #1-16, vol. 2 #1-25, Braga, Orc Dave Special, Neon Static Special, Swamp Romp, & Sisters, Warriors, Queens. - OCT230433 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781534324855


Leftover Useful Information[]

Creative Team[]

Writer/Creator: Kurtis J. Wiebe.

Volume 1[]

Artist/Covers: Roc Upchurch.

Volume 2[]

Artist/Covers (#1-15): Owen Gieni. Writer (#16+): Ryan Ferrier. Artists/Covers (#16+): Priscilla Petraites & Marco Lasko.

Publishing History[]

  • Volume 1: #1-16, 2013-2016
  • Volume 2: #1-25, 2017-2021

Future Publication Dates[]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

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