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Image Welcomes Stjepan Sejic to “Rat Queens”

Posted on December 14, 2014 at 12:30 pm by Tyler Waterman

Rat Queens, one of Image Comics’ many successful trope-busting fantasy comics, has a new artist coming on board. Stjepan Sejic, artist on the Amazon bestseller Sunstone, will be taking over art duties on the popular title for issues #9-11.

Take a look at both a preview and some character sketches below; Sejic’s first issue hits stands February 25th.

IMAGE COMICS/SHADOWLINE WELCOMES NEW ARTIST ON RAT QUEENS
SUNSTONE artist Stjepan Sejic to team up with series writer Kurtis Wiebe

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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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