Copyright AFP 2017-2022. All rights reserved. Facebook posts shared tens of thousands of times claim to show a vintage comic panel from 1957 with a speech bubble that references a “Chinese virus”. However, this is wrong; the words from the original comic strip from decades ago have been digitally altered.
If there was any doubt about the legitimacy of Korean webcomics as creative media, one only had to survey the room full of fans on Friday’s show. The Infinite Canvas: The rise of Korean webcomics panel and realize that Korean comics have progressed beyond smoldering to become a global phenomenon.
bring me love tells the story of Brie who falls in love with another woman after her previous relationship ends. Bring me love, by Arianna, Mexican illustrator, is a romantic story in pastel colors. However, it contains adult situations and themes, with a disclaimer that it is “recommended for mature
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — South Korean webcomics app Mantis, a subsidiary of RIDI Corporation, has tapped San Francisco-based agency Lemonade to spearhead its marketing efforts in North America. The teams will collaborate on all digital marketing and OOH efforts, including an experiential installation at Comic-Con International:
In the fall of 2021, an image began circulating on social media that purportedly showed a panel from a comic strip published in 1957, in which a hooded hero encouraged mask-wearing to protect against the “Chinese virus”. » : The words “Chinese virus”, a xenophobic and inaccurate reference to COVID-19,
Poster images for the webtoon (left) and the Netflix series “Hellbound” (Naver Webtoon, Netflix) Netflix’s latest Korean Original, “Hellbound,” has captured the attention of fans both local and overseas with gruesome depictions of death and suspenseful episodes. The series, directed by Yeon Sang-ho, the mastermind behind megahit zombie sensation “Train
With thousands of webcomics floating around the internet, which one should you read? Metrolife did its homework and here are our recommendations. The strange tales of Oscar Zahn Written by Tri Vuong, the webcomic follows main character Oscar Zahn, a well-dressed skeleton who is full of secrets, humor and mystery.
Alex, Mira and Cherry in the front row, Robbyn in the back Mira! tells the story of Mira, a freshman, who meets the three young women with whom she shares her room. Their lives intertwine in this cute and wholesome webcomic. Mira!, by illustrator Amaiiuwu, has female-centric friendships, with the
SWATCH watches have been picked up by Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Woodstock and the rest of the Peanuts gang. The new Swatch X Peanuts collaboration features the iconic characters of Charles M. Schulz and the collection is packed with great moments from the Peanuts comic. It is sure to bring out
Leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has signed Tapas Media Inc., the leading digital publisher of webcomics and novels and a pioneer of the mobile-based business model for storytelling. Through Studio Tapas, the company publishes webcomics and original novels, and develops adaptations of its own original stories
Disgraced R&B singer R Kelly’s racist cellmate has created a comic strip detailing the couple doing yoga in prison. Brendan Hunt, 37, served time with Kelly at the Metropolitan Detention Center as Hunt faced a 10-year prison term for threatening to kill Democratic congressmen following the January 6 riots. In
Here are this week’s Sour Grapes, enjoy! Tim Jones is the creator, artist, and writer of the wildly popular, self-syndicated comic book, “SOUR GRAPES”; a comic about “Aesop”, a miserable flying dog and his strange friends, all living in a problematic and troubled world. Sour Grapes is currently published in
Digital comics platform Webtoon and original story platform Wattpad are teaming up to release a new series of webcomics and web novels featuring some of the hottest K-pop artists in the world. In collaboration with HYBE, the company that produces BTS, Tomorrow X Together (TXT), and Enhypen, the new series