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Emko and Young turn real-life superhero dog into a comic

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Last year Ethan Young, creator of the webcomic Tails, teamed up with writer and conservationist Tod Emko to launch a Kickstarter for their comic A Piggy’s Tale.

The comic stars a three-legged dog named Piggy, who gains super powers and fights crime. He’s actually based on Emko’s real-life three-legged dog, who has quite the origin story of his own. I spoke with Young and Emko — whose “day jobs” have included being an anti-whaling “pirate” with Sea Shepherd and the founder of Darwin Animal Doctors — about the project and much more.

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