The co-founder and CEO of Wattpad hands off to Jeanne Lam in a ‘final curtain call’ he says is not ‘The End.’
With a goal of deeper penetration in the Japanese market, South Korea’s Naver/Webtoon subsidiary Line buys Ebook Initiative Japan.
Winners in the 2021 Watty Awards include stories inducted into the Paid Stories program that allows writers to earn money for their work.
The merged Canadian and Korean platforms are expected to generate 12 graphic novels per year in the Webtoon Unscrolled imprint.
One goal of Glénat’s acquisition of Hugo, says Arthur de Saint Vincent, is a complementary use of licenses, heavy on romance and comics.
The two platforms brought together by South Korea’s Naver have begun early development on a trio of properties.
Webtoon, the platform for user-generated comics content has a partnership to offer new webcomics based on the DC Comics universe.
The US online storytelling subsidiary of China’s COL Digital Publishing Group announces gamification techniques for user-generated content.
The five romances of Anna Todd’s ‘After’ series are being adapted as graphic novels with Spain’s Pablo Andrés assigned to do the artwork.
Running through Wednesday, this week’s program of bilateral trade meetings bring together 36 Asian and European publishers.