In this episode, Jeff discusses the relatively new high fantasy title Rat Queens and its significance to the realm of independent comics with its high fantasy themes, as well as the comics career of Rat Queens illustrator Stjepan Sejic. For more information on the book, consult https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rat_Queens, http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=52167, http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/26th-annual-glaad-media-awards-765609, http://comicsalliance.com/animated-rat-queens-could-be-on-the-way-to-your-tv/, http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/05/02/rat-queens-pays-homage-to-dd, http://www.comic-con.org/awards/will-eisner-comic-industry-award-nominees-2014, http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2014/03/rat-queens-vol-1-sass-and-sorcery-review.html, and http://variety.com/2014/biz/news/heavy-metal-weta-workshops-pukeko-pictures-to-adapt-rat-queens-exclusive-1201220135/. For more information on Sejic, consult http://www.comicvine.com/stjepan-sejic/4040-44662/, http://nebezial.deviantart.com/, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stjepan_%C5%A0eji%C4%87, http://shiniez.deviantart.com/gallery/, and http://wanderers-of-ravine.deviantart.com/.
Jeff’s ‘Picks of the Week’ are: Legend of Oz: Wicked West #1 (Aspen), Grumpy Cat #1 (Dynamite), Oyster War HC (Oni), Survivor’s Club #1 (Vertigo), and Zombies vs. Cheerleaders: Halloween 2015 #1 (Zenescope).