Webtoon Celebrates 12 Creators on Ringo Award Nominations


Webtoon Ringo

WEBTOON, the #1 digital publisher of sequential storytelling, are thrilled to celebrate their creators’ TWELVE Ringo Award nominations! The Ringo Awards will be held on Saturday, October 19 at Baltimore Comic Con (Oct. 18-20). Voting for the nominees is open now but limited to the creator community only – voting will close September 18, 2019. Link to vote: https://ringoawards.survey.fm/ringo-awards-2019-final-ballot-categories

Best Cartoonist

Best Letterer

Best Colorist  

Best Original Graphic Novel

Best Humor Comic

Best Webcomic

WEBTOON™ is the #1 webcomics app, averaging more than 55 million monthly active users, with north of 15 million daily readers, and more than 100,000,000 views annually – more people read web comics on our platform 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. 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. WEBTOON boasts partnerships with Legendary, Lucasfilm, POW!, Top Cow/Image, and more. WEBTOONtakes 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 – three in 2019, as well as winning a multitude of Ringo Awards – seven in 2018. WEBTOON is available on iOS, Android, and desktop.

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