WEBTOON is Coming to LACC

WEBTOON’S BRIGHTEST STARS TO DELIGHT FANS AT LA COMIC CON

Los Angeles, CA (October 10, 2019) – WEBTOON, the groundbreaking #1 digital publisher, are set to make their first appearance at Los Angeles Comic Con this weekend with some of their biggest names from the webcomic app. Los Angeles Comic Con takes place this weekend beginning Friday, October 11 through Sunday, October 13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Downtown LA. Celebrating their debut at LACC, WEBTOON will have a large booth near Artist Alley featuring their “Green Room” – a place for creators and fans to gather throughout the day. The booth will include photo opps, exclusive merchandise for sale (including WEBTOON-branded items), multiple signing sessions, multiple daily giveaways, SIX panel discussions, and more. Creators attending include 2019 Eisner nominee Mongie (Let’s Play), winner of the 2018 WEBTOON Discover Creator Contest Kristina N. (Cape of Spirits), WEBTOON/Legendary Comics acclaimed creator Erika Lewis (Firebrand), five-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jonathan Maberry making his first appearance at the WEBTOON booth in support of his debut webcomic based on the New York Times best-selling series Rot & Ruin (Simon & Schuster), 2018 WEBTOON Discover Creator Contest finalist Swansgarden (Edith), WEBTOON’s own KennyComics, and making her FIRST appearance stateside #1 WEBTOON series creator 2019 Eisner nominee Rachel Smythe (Lore Olympus)! WEBTOON will have more than 25 Originals creators at LACC! For more information see schedule below or visit WEBTOON.

WEBTOON Los Angeles Comic Con 2019 Schedule

· Friday:
o 1:00 PM Tote Bag Giveaway
o 3:00 PM Snailords (Freaking Romance) & Junepurrr (SubZero) Booth Signing
o 4:00 PM Mongie (Let’s Play) Booth Signing
o 5:00 PM Rachel Smythe (Lore Olympus) Booth Signing
o 6:00 PM Uru-chan (unOrdinary) Booth Signing
o 7:00 PM Giveaway

· Saturday:
o 9:30 AM Tote Bag Giveaway
o 11:00 AM Uru-chan (unOrdinary) Booth Signing
o 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM WEBTOON: Romance Revolution with Rachel Smythe (Lore Olympus), Mongie (Let’s Play), Quimchee (I Love Yoo), Jewel Suan (Edith), and Junepurrr (SubZero) at Room 308
o 12:00 PM Kristina N. (Cape of Spirts), Jewel Suan (Edith), Isakytm (Lalin’s Curse), and
Unfins (Love Advice From the Great Duke of Hell) Booth Signing
o 1:00 PM Quimchee (I Love Yoo), Mongie (Let’s Play), SubZero (Junepurrr) Booth Signing
o 2:00 PM Jonathan Maberry (Rot & Ruin) Booth Signing
o 2:00 PM – 2:50PM Finding the Goddess– Spotlight on Lore Olympus Creator Rachel Smythe at Room 308
o 3:00 PM Snailords (Freaking Romance), Instantmiso (Siren’s Lament), Merryweathery (Everywhere & Nowhere, Winter Moon) Booth Signing
o 4:30 PM Rachel Smythe (Lore Olympus) Booth Signing
o 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM WEBTOON: Welcome to the Digital Frontier with Erika Lewis (Firebrand),
Jonathan Maberry (Rot & Ruin), Merryweathery (Everywhere & Nowhere, Winter Moon), Uru-chan (unOrdinary), and Quimchee (I Love Yoo) at Room 308
o 5:30 PM Miranda Mundt (Muted), Ingrid Ochoa (The Kiss Bet), 69Michi (Rebirth), Sophism (Purple Hyacinth), and Atterozen (Code Adam) Booth Signing
o 6:30 PM Giveaway

· Sunday:
o 9:30 AM Tote Bag Giveaway
o 11:00 AM Rachel Smythe (Lore Olympus) Booth Signing
o 11:00 AM – 11:50AM WEBTOON: Publishing Your Series and Growing Your Readership on Canvas with Kristina N. (Cape of Spirits), Jewel Suan (Edith), Merryweathery (Everywhere & Nowhere, Winter Moon, Internet Explorer), Sophism (Purple Hyacinth), and Hisekii (ECHO) at Room 308
o 12:00 PM Snailords (Freaking Romance) & Quimchee (I Love Yoo) Booth Signing
o 1:00 PM Mongie (Let’s Play) & SubZero (Junepurrr) Booth Signing
o 2:00 PM Uru-chan (unOrdinary) Booth Signing
o 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM WEBTOON: Let’s Play with Mongie at Room 407
o 3:00 PM Merryweathery (Everywhere & Nowhere, Winter Moon) and Sherard Jackson (Darbi) Booth Signing
o 4:00 PM – 4:50PM WEBTOON: Spotlight on LGBT in Webcomics with Snailords (Freaking Romance), Miranda Mundt (Muted), Austen Marie (Soul on Hold), Kristina N. (Cape of Spirits), and Danika Harrod (WEBTOON Canvas) at Room 308
o 4:00 PM Giveaway


WEBTOON™ is the #1 webcomics app, averaging more than 55 million monthly active users, with north of 15 million daily readers, and more than 100,000,000,000 views annually – more people read web comics on our platform in one day than watch most television shows. Launched in 2014, WEBTOON has become a cultural phenomenon pioneering the distribution and consumption of web-based comics. 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 The Jim Henson Company, Legendary, Lucasfilm, POW!, 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 – three in 2019, nominated for twelve Ringo Awards in 2019 as well as winning seven Ringo Awards in 2018. WEBTOON is available on iOS, Android, and desktop.

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