Having wrapped his landmark Courtney Crumrin series last year, artist Ted Naifeh is set to launch his next ongoing series at Oni Press with Princess Ugg #1 on June 4. The book stars Princess Ülga of Grimmeria, a barbarian from the land of Grimmeria who has made her way into polite society to attend Princess Academy riding the back of her trusty war mammoth. Celebrating the series' launch, Battlepug creator Mike Norton has swapped his series' warrior with Ülga for a special variant uniting Ugg with pug. Oni's provided us with a first look at the variant cover, along with ten interior pages from Princess Ugg #1, which you can check out below.
The recent cancellation of Superman Family Adventures left a lot of readers -- especially those around here -- gnashing their teeth over another blow against fun, all-ages adventure comics. If you're on
This week on War Rocket Ajax, Chris and Matt are joined by Mike Norton, the creator of Battle Pug, and the conversation goes off the rails in a way that hasn't happened in quite some time. They talk about why Mike loves
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Since this week's round-up is being posted on Superbowl Sunday, there's a good chance you're reading this on Monday. Unless you're a nerd, in which case I say to you, "NEEeeEeeeerrRRRDdDD!!1"
Nah, I'm kidding. We're all friend
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It's no secret around these parts that I'm an unabashed friend to all pugkind, and as such, it doesn't take much for me to break what little professional composure I have when my passions for pugs and comics intersect