Vault Comics is releasing the trade paperback collection of the epic Barbaric spinoff Queen of Swords. Written by Barbaric co-creator Michael Moreci, the art for the series is from Corin Howell, colors are from K.J. Diaz, and letters are from Jim Campbell. Tim Daniel rounds out the creative team on designs. 
Queen of Swords
Check out the synopsis here:
Spinning out of the pages of BARBARIC comes an all-new, standalone, rip-roaring fantasy adventure, filled with mayhem, humor, and a bloodthirsty weapon that just won’t stop talking! Serra is a witch with a checkered past; Ka is an assassin with an agenda all her own, and Deadheart is a barbarian who wants to bash everyone in her path. They’ll have to unite their unique skills to track down a powerful foe who’s tied their lives together. Get ready to meet your new favorite instrument of death-the evil Ga’Bar, whose spirit is now trapped in Deadheart’s sword!
Discover the origin of the dark magic that turned Soren into the tattooed witch she is today, in this totally new story, the perfect place to step into the world of BARBARIC for the first time!
To celebrate the release, the publisher shared the entire first issue with The Beat, which we now have here for you for free! Take a read before heading out to purchase the collected trade today.