Tom Akel, the head of content at Line Webtoon, the mobile comics platform, has been removed from his position, I’m told. It’s the latest shake-up in the still growing mobile comic field that started building in the US a few years ago. Akel joined Webtoon with their push into the US market and global launch […]
Okay how to figure this out? A press release touts that nerdlebrity supreme John Barrowman is starring in something called Acursian. but it’s a webcomic – a joint venture of Webtoon and Legendary Comics. The comic is co-created by Barrowman, his sister Carole Barrowman and Erika Lewis (Game of Shadows and Firebrand: The Initiation of Natali Presano) […]
Leeanne “Mongie” Krecic creates the popular series ‘Let’s Play’ on LINE Webtoon. The Beat talks to the creator about her past, success, and social anxiety.
Some convention news that has been brewing as the schedule continues to expand. • Ace Comic Con has announced a Midwest show, to be held at Chicago’s Navy Pier on October 12-14th, the week after New York Comic Con. The guest list includes Hiddleston, Josh Brolin, Zazie Beetz and recently announced Chris Evans. Many wrestlers […]
He returns to SDCC after a 12 year absence
Dive into the creative process and inspirations for the creators of Girls Have a Blog and Knight & Beard, two of the brightest young talents in comics today.
In the most Hollywood-sounding comics press release of all time, sometime in early 2018, LINE Webtoon will host a webcomic titled Caster, based on an original concept by Noble Transmission (“a comic book entertainment company for the digital age with a focus on mobile/digital, publishing, film and television, games, and associated merchandise businesses on a global […]
We’ve spotlighted a few of the comics in the “New Brooklyn” universe on Line Webtoon since this series began. And here’s the last one: The Brooklynite by Seth Kushner and Sheamus Beyale, with additional art by Jason Goungor and Komikaki Studios. The Brooklynite, which is about a comics artist who fights crime by night as […]
Fishball is a woman who has a very tall boyfriend. When I first saw the title of this strip I thught it was some kind of fantasy strip but, no it’s just about have a giant man as a significant other. The strip kicks off here and continues with humorous outings, some based on the giant boyfriends […]
The Red Hook by Dean Haspiel is part of the New Brooklyn, superhero universe which launched on WEbtoon a while ago. Its set in a world where Brooklyn is sentient and has seceded from the country and a confused new world order has begun, But there are superheroes like The Red Hook to take on the […]