LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WEBTOON, the world’s largest digital comics platform, and DC right this moment introduced that Batman: Wayne Household Adventures will return for its second season on September 28. The brand new episodes of the Eisner Award-nominated digital comedian will roll out each Wednesday solely on WEBTOON.
Batman: Wayne Household Adventures, from author CRC Payne and lead artist StarBite, provides a slice-of-life have a look at the Batman household and debuted in September 2021 because the first-ever content material collaboration from WEBTOON and DC. The sequence rapidly gained a devoted readership, and likewise earned a 2022 Eisner Award nomination within the “Finest Webcomic” class.
“DC is happy for extra hilariously heartwarming slice-of-life Batman tales—we love Wayne Household Adventures!” stated Marie Javins, Editor-in-Chief of DC. “We’re much more delighted with the WEBTOON format re-imaginings of our different iconic characters, like VIXEN and RED HOOD. As a fan myself, I at all times sit up for seeing these tales informed with a playful strategy, and as an editor, it’s attention-grabbing to see how the unimaginable WEBTOON expertise stays true to every character whereas telling contemporary, new tales.”
“The reader response to the primary season of Batman: Wayne Household Adventures was past our expectations – it not solely introduced Bat-family followers to WEBTOON, but in addition launched new followers on WEBTOON to this legendary forged of characters within the Batman mythos,” stated David Lee, VP of Content material at WEBTOON. “It has been a smash success and we will’t anticipate readers to expertise the brand new adventures in retailer for the Wayne household this season.”
Since kicking off with Batman: Wayne Household Adventures final yr, WEBTOON and DC’s content material partnership has additionally launched sequence Vixen: NYC (Could 2022) written by Jasmine Partitions with artwork by Manou Azumi, Zatanna & The Ripper (July 2022), written by Sarah Dealy and lead artist Syro, and Purple Hood: Outlaws (August 2022), written by Patrick R. Younger with artwork by Nico Bascuñán.
WEBTOON has made waves around the globe for its success bringing digital comics into the mainstream, significantly amongst youthful audiences; Gen Z readers make up nearly all of WEBTOON readers within the U.S. The platform has been the supply of a stream of hit variations for Netflix, together with All of Us Are Lifeless, Hellbound, The Sound of Magic, and Candy House. All of Us are Lifeless spent 11 weeks within the Netflix world High 10 (Non-English Collection) on Netflix, and has been greenlit for a second season. Different world WEBTOON sensations embody New York Occasions bestsellers Lore Olympus (Vol. 1 and a couple of) by Rachel Smythe and Míriam Bonstre Tur’s WEBTOON phenomenon Hooky.
Lead Artist (Inks): StarBite
Author: CRC Payne
Storyboards: Maria Li and Geoniya Acuna
Backgrounds: Lan Ma and Suzi Blake
Lettering: Kielamel Sibal
Coloring: C.M. Cameron
Artistic Producer: Susan Cheng
Affiliate Producer: Wil Kennedy
WEBTOON is the world’s largest digital comics platform, house to among the greatest artists, IP, and fandoms in comics. As the worldwide chief and pioneer of the cellular webcomic format, WEBTOON has revolutionized the comics trade for comedian followers and creators. In the present day, a various new era of worldwide comedian artists have discovered a house on WEBTOON, the place the corporate’s storytelling know-how permits anybody to develop into a creator and construct a worldwide viewers for his or her tales.
With an enormous catalog of unimaginable digital comics from rising stars on WEBTOON CANVAS, and a rising roster of famous person WEBTOON Originals creators, there’s one thing for each sort of comedian fan on WEBTOON. With a mean of 89+ million month-to-month lively customers, and WEBTOON variations on Netflix, HBO Max, and different screens around the globe, WEBTOON’s passionate fandoms are the brand new face of popular culture. The corporate has labored with DC Comics, Marvel Leisure, HYBE, and lots of extra of the world’s greatest leisure manufacturers.
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