Manta, the webtoon app/subscription-based content platform has revealed its exciting plans for Emerald City Comic Con. Hosting a section dedicated to Under the Oak Tree at Booth #11025, this popular IP will be decorated all throughout the booth and set into the immersive world of this universe. With merchandise, goods for sale, and more.

Atop of this, Manta will be hosting a compelling panel discussion regarding the future of digital comics on Friday, March 1st. Taking the stage will be Manta’s Business Development lead, Sungho Lee along with Travis Schmeister (Founder/CEO, Omnibus) and Chris Carter (Founder/CEO, Global Comix), in a panel moderated by Rob Salkowitz (Forbes and ICv2).

You can read more about the booth and panel in Manta’s official descriptions below. 

Booth #11025: Dive into the World of “Under the Oak Tree”

Manta invites attendees to Booth #11025, set to be a hub of excitement centered around the enchanting realm of Under the Oak Tree, a captivating fantasy romance series and Manta’s flagship title.  Attendees can dive into the rich universe of this powerful intellectual property(IP) by engaging in an immersive experience and receiving exclusive merchandise, such as photo cards, posters, pin badges, and more.  

Panel Discussion: “The New Digital Comics Landscape”

Sungho Lee, Manta’s Head of Business Development, North America and Europe, will take the stage alongside industry luminaries in a panel discussion titled “The New Digital Comics Landscape.” Moderated by Rob Salkowitz (Forbes, ICv2), the discussion will delve into the transformative landscape of digital comics and its implications for fans, creators, and publishers. 

Joining Sungho Lee on the panel are Travis Schmeister (Founder/CEO, Omnibus) and Chris Carter (Founder/CEO, Global Comix), promising a dynamic conversation that looks ahead to the future of digital storytelling.

Description: A discussion featuring founders/executives from innovative companies reshaping the digital comics service landscape. Topics include contrasting approaches, market trends, and the digital future for comics and manga over the next decade.

Date: Friday, March 1st

Time: 5:15 – 6:15 PM

Location: Tahoma 1

Manta is committed to delivering a unique and engaging experience at Emerald City Comic Con, showcasing a passion for innovation and storytelling that defines the company.