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 […]
Mobile comics platform LINE Webtoon expanded its “New Brooklyn” super hero universe today with the launch of The Brooklynite. The series was created by the late Seth Kushner and artist Shamus Beyale, with additional art by Jason Goungor. LINE Webtoon is also developing a new title for the line, War Cry, a spin-off of Dean Haspiel’s “The […]
The massively successful global webcomics portal LINE Webtoon and crowdfunding site Patreon are teaming up tp help fund more webcomics in several innovative ways, it was announced today. A Patreon button has has integrated directly into comics on the “Discover” portion of the LINE Webtoon site. The Discover section is an open portal where webcomickers […]
LINE Webtoon’s series of theme months continues with July’s “Superheroes” launch. The mobile-based comics platform is rolling out several series including the second comic in the New Brooklyn superhero universe, the return of Heroine Chic, and the debut of The Badguys, winner of the Stan Lee/POW! Entertainment Superhero Comics Contest.
Mobile comics platform LINE Webtoon is huge in Korea and getting bigger here, and they are no slouches in the diversity department. According to a release, 42% of LINE WEbstoon’s creators are female, 48% of its comics feature female leads, and 50% of its over 6 million daily readers are women. Impressive, if not surprising statistics. And they’ll discuss them more at a “Women in Digital Comics” panel to be held at SXSW on Friday, March 18th. Participants include moderator Tom Akel, LINE Webtoon’s director of content, and 2 Broke Girls’ star Beth Behrs (Dents), digital star Michelle Phan (Helios : Femina), LINE Webtoon creators Kaitlyn Narvaza (Where Tangents Meet, Siren’s Lament) and Susanna Nousiainen (ShootAround), and one of the winners of LINE Webtoon’s recent Superhero Comics Contest, Sandra Diaz (Supersonic Girl).
We’ve been reporting various activities by LINE Webtoon, a line of digital comics available via an app for iOS and Google Play. Here’s their first big original launch: New Brooklyn, a line of adventure comics brainstormed by Dean Haspiel and created by his studio mates Vito Delsante, Ricardo Venâncio, the late Seth Kushner, and Shamus […]