Premiering in 1994, Warrior Nun Areala quickly blossomed into a favorite amongst graphic novel fans. Over the course of its eight year run, the series built a loyal fanbase.
The series supported a cast of over 60 characters with eight going on to have their own editions including Shotgun Mary, Crimson Nun, Mother Superion, Warrior Nun Britannia and Sister Trinity. There are numerous fan tributes to many of the characters - be it cosplay, emoticons and lots of new covers.
Warrior Nun Areala status as cult classic is seen through its ability to have a readership of over 1,000,000+, a print run of over 100+ copies, and be translated into 5 languages including Chinese, Japanese and French.