We have a special treat for all of you today, as our friends at Oni Press have shared the entire first issue of Ted Naifeh’s “Princess Ugg” with us for you to read for free. That’s right. This critically acclaimed and tremendously entertaining all-ages comic about the barbarian princess of Grimmeria and her quest for schooling is available for you to read in whole below, along with an exclusive cover for you to see above.
And why wouldn’t you check it out? Naifeh is the Eisner nominated creator of “Courtney Crumrin”, yet another beloved all-ages title from Oni, and he’s built a career out of creating phenomenal comics for everyone, not just the usual comic book audience. He’s a wonderful cartoonist, as you can see below, and this is the exact kind of book the comic industry needs more of.
Check out the full solicit for the issue below, and then get to reading. The good news is the first trade arrives November 19th, so if you enjoy this issue, you can catch up with the entire first story soon. Thanks to Oni for sharing this book with our readers as well.
A new series from Courtney Crumrin’s Ted Naifeh! Within the fairy-tale kingdom of Atraesca lies the prestigious Princess Academy, where young royals from all the five kingdoms come to get their education. But they’ve never before seen the like of Princess Ülga of Grimmeria. Armed with axe and sword, riding her war mammoth through the city gates, Ülga has come in search of schooling. But this barbarian princess might just end up schooling the people of Atraesca before that happens!