The Seoul-based Webtoon expands its relationship with Aethon Books in a deal to adapt 14 books into online serial comics.
Wattpad opens a program it says will do away with ‘a difficult choice for authors’ and offers ways writers can earn money on the platform.
The new Random House Worlds ‘pop-comics’ imprint Inklore is acquiring manga, manhwa, manhua, and more for a 2024 launch.
Ashleigh Gardner’s departure after a decade at Wattpad underlines the trajectory of the platform’s evolution since 2013.
The new app from Webtoon and Wattpad associates is being pitched as a service that can serialize publishers’ backlisted titles.
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.
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