The new app from Webtoon and Wattpad associates is being pitched as a service that can serialize publishers’ backlisted titles.
Live panel appearances at book fairs in the Philippines and Indonesia will promote Wattpad’s new podcasts headed for Spotify.
According to people with knowledge of the situation, the team behind Korea’s Webtoon is preparing to launch a new serialized fiction app.
Talking of ‘massive global fan communities,’ the leadership of Wattpad Webtoon Studios fine tunes its executive roster.
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.