Rat Queens, the Animated TV Series

RatQueens_01_CVR_FINAL_smIt is being reported by Variety that Kurtis Weibe and Roc Upchuch‘s comic series Rat Queens is being adapted into an animated television series courtesy of Weta Workshop‘s Pukeko Pictures and Heavy Metal. The plan is the develop the comics into a 30 minute show, and then pitching it to TV networks.

The fantasy series features an all female team, and is a popular series, breaking out with a solid female fan base, leading an explosion of such comics to the market. The series is published by Image Comics‘ partner Shadowline.

This is the second series of Weibe’s to be adapted. His other Image comic Peter Panzerfaust is being adapted by BBC Worldwide. Heavy Metal is also producing that.