Battlepug Hoppy Brown Ale Is Coming To C2E2

Mike Norton the creator of the web comic Battlepug has teamed up with Arcade Brewery to create Battlepug Hoppy Brown Ale. The label sports the Four Star Studio logo which Norton is a founder of. The Hoppy Brown Ale is no puny beer with a 7.5% abv. Arcade Brewery plans to release the beer the week of C2E2.

Arcade Brewery is a Chicago-based craft brewery dedicated to creating delicious craft beer inspired by art and community.

Mike Norton created the characters for Battlepug in a rush to create a t-shirt for In February 2011, Norton launched his webcomic, Battlepug. A dark-humored, fantasy-genred revenge story, Battlepug is about the last surviving member of the Kinmundian Tribe known only as “The Warrior”, his steed, the Battlepug, and their traveling companion, Scrabbly. The story is narrated by Moll, who recounts the tale to her talking dogs, a Pug named Mingo and a French Bulldog named Colfax. The first year of strips was collected into a hardcover by Dark Horse Comics and released July 4, 2012. In mid-2012, Mike Norton won the Best Digital Comic Eisner award for Battlepug.

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Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) is held this year on April 24th through the 26th. This will be C2E2’s fifth year with expected attendance around 75,000.

Matthew Sardo
Matthew Sardo
As the founder of Monkeys Fighting Robots, I'm currently training for my next job as an astronaut cowboy. Reformed hockey goon, comic book store owner, video store clerk, an extra in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon,' 'Welcome Back Freshman,' and for one special day, I was a Ghostbuster.