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.
As president of the combined Wattpad Webtoon Studios division, Levitz says the hurdle now is getting more content to more screens faster.
Naver’s US$600 million acquisition of Wattpad is completed as potential competition arrives from Amazon’s new Kindle Vella and Seoul’s Kakao.
A day after Amazon announces its Kindle Vella serialization platform, the 90-million-user Wattpad arrives with its first serial-based film deal with Netflix.
Opening a new route to self-publishing, Amazon’s Kindle Vella capitalizes on the popularity of online serialized storytelling.
The merger between Canada’s Wattpad and South Korea’s Naver, says Allen Lau, is built on audience and platform expansion.
Toronto-based Wattpad will retain its leadership team following its acquisition by South Korean tech company Naver, in a US$600 million cash and stock deal.