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The Comic Source Podcast
Webtoons Wednesday: Let’s Play with Leeanne Krecic
It’s our first Webtoons Wednesday episode! Join Jace every Wednesday as he highlights some of the best digital comics being produced today on the most popular digital platform there is, Webtoons! In this first episode Jace is joined by Leeanne Krecic whose Webtoons comic is an amazing mixture of romance, video games, YouTube celebrity and more all rolled into one!
History with Comics
Becoming a Pro
Tell us what Let’s Play is all about
Fan reaction, When did you know you had something special?
Learning on the fly
I find the gender dynamics to be pretty interesting in your story. Is this something you feel strongly about? It’s certainly relevant today.
How has the experience been working with Webtoons
What do you feel are some of the biggest advantages of the platform?
What’s the learning curve like? Would you recommend Webtoons for someone who has never produced a digital comic?
Touching on Gender again briefly, this is certainly something that is an issue in today’s industry, though it is getting better, Webtoons is FAR ahead of the curve from other publishers in terms of inclusion, why do you think that is?
Do you have any Webtoon titles that you read regularly that you want to recommend to out listeners?
Anything else to share with our listeners?
Check out the Let’s Play Patreon
Webtoon is the #1 digital comics app, averaging more than 50 million monthly active users, with north of 10 million daily readers – more people read webtoons in one day than watch most television shows. Founded by NAVER Webtoon in 2004, Webtoon became a cultural phenomenon and pioneered the distribution and consumption of web-based comics – webtoons. Launched stateside in 2014, Webtoon has thousands of creator-owned titles with episodes updating daily. Webtoon features a broad and diverse catalog of content – including fantasy, romance, sci-fi, LGBTQ, and more. The Webtoon app is free to download on Android and iOS devices. The content is free and downloadable, for reading when offline. Webtoons take advantage of smartphone user scroll behavior as a benefit to the method of storytelling. Webtoon is always working to enhance the user experience with technology – including enhanced FX Toons, which allow creators to include music or animation in their Webtoon to benefit user immersion. Webtoon boasts partnerships with Legendary, Lucasfilm, Stan Lee, Top Cow/Image, and more. Webtoon takes the comic experience to the next level by providing readers with daily curated content and giving creators an intuitive platform designed to help them easily publish and publicize their own original comics. Webtoon creators have been nominated for multiple Eisner Awards, as well as winning a multitude of Ringo Awards – including seven in 2018. Webtoon is available on iOS, Android, and desktop.
Sizzle Reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTB2nsr9sA4
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