Bold Riley

By Erika Moen on August 30, 2012

A quick birthday sketch for my friend Leia Weathington of the title character from her amazing new book, The Legend of Bold Riley— which is completely lovely and you should do yourself a favor by buying a copy for yourself.

From Northwest Press’ description:

“Who is Bold Riley?” you might ask. She has hunted the wildest game and dallied with countless beautiful girls, but still longs to know the world beyond the city walls. Princess Rilavashana SanParite, called Bold Riley, leaves behind her station and sets out to travel through distant lands and find forgotten ruins, fearsome enemies, inscrutable gods and tragic love.

She’s as capable with a sword as she is with her wits—man, does she carve things up when the need arises—and is a strong, beautiful, confident woman who doesn’t wear a bikini into battle. And she always gets the girl!

Created by Leia Weathington, with art by Weathington, Marco Aidala, Vanessa Gillings, Kelly McClellan, Konstantin Pogorelov and Jason Thompson. Cover artwork by Brinson Thieme. 232 pages. 7″x10″. Full-color with metallic ink cover.

I mean, lookit that cover!

How are you not buying this for yourself right this very minute?? Get on it!

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