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Naifeh’s ‘Ugg’ Rides Norton’s Pug On A Fun ‘Princess Ugg’ #1 Alternate Cover [Preview]

Princess Ugg Mike Norton pug variant
Ted Naifeh/Oni Press

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.

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Art Baltazar And Franco Launch The All-Ages ‘Aw Yeah Comics!’ Through Kickstarter


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 the verge of losing hope for this fallen world of ours, though, there's good news too: Art Baltazar and Franco, the creators behind Tiny Titans, Superman Family Adventures and more, are currently in the middle of a Kickstarter to raise money for their next venture, Aw Yeah Comics...

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War Rocket Ajax #135: Mike Norton Talks ‘Battle Pug’ And ‘Troll 2′


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 pugs, their fascination with Juggalos, and just what it would take to get Steve Ditko to adapt Troll 2 -- and you can listen to the whole show right here on ComicsAlliance...

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Mike Norton’s ‘Battlepug’ Makes The Jump From The Web To Print [Interview]


Writer and artist Mike Norton's webcomic Battlepug came from humble beginnings. Pressured to come up with an original idea for a t-shirt, Norton whipped up a gag image of a Conan-style warrior riding a giant pug...

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Best Webcomics Ever (This Week) 2.5.12


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...

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Link Ink: ‘Battlepug’ at Dark Horse, Boring ‘Scary Stories’ Art, Attempted ‘One Piece’ Thievery


Upcoming: Mike Norton's Battlepug webcomic will be collected for a print edition through Dark Horse Comics that will go on sale July 4.

Books: If you're a fan of the Scary Stories to Read in the Dark books, you might want to have a seat...

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Mike Norton’s Art Rules Our Pug-Loving Hearts [Art]


More than just a pug lover with a webcomic and self-publisher on the iPad, Mike Norton is seriously one of the freshest artists and character designers working in the industry today. Skeptical? Well, you probably need to spend some more time looking at his work on books like Fear Itself: Youth in Revolt...

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Mike Norton Unleashes New ‘Battlepug’ Webcomic [Interviews]


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...

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