The Feminist Geek Starter Pack: These Comics With Strong Female Protagonists Are A Must-Read

Rat Queens by Kurtis J. Wiebe and Roc Upchurch

When it comes to fantasy novels and role-playing games, men always dominate these genres, right? However, in 2013, Kurtis J. Wiebe and Roc Upchurch decided to change this by writing Rat Queens, a witty comic that pictures a Dungeons & Dragons game starring a bunch of sassy loud-mouthed female adventurers.

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This sword-and-sorcery narrative is perfect for those looking for swash-buckling yet hilarious feminist action. And, if you become a big fan, know that there’s a tabletop RPG series based on Rat Queens to have fun with your friends at home!

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