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Manta
Manta is one of the main platforms for mainly Korean-produced digital comics whose format is to be read by scrolling down a page, which makes it ideal for smartphones.  Travis Kim, CEO of Manta, stated, "We consider Manta to be the ultimate destination for every fan who is deeply passionate about exceptional storytelling." Kim added, "With[...]
Manta Launches Original Novel Versions of Their Popular Comics Titles
The service will be available for all users from the early hours of February 1, Eastern Time. Manta Comics key art Intellectual property from digital comics and novels have become an increasingly sought-after wellspring for other entertainment mediums, from Korean-drama (K-drama) series to physical prints For years, fans – particularly those in the romance genre – have[...]
The Bromance Book Club: Comic Adaptation Debuts on Manta in September
Previous examples of Manta creating digital comics from successful IP include Svaha: The Sixth Finger and A Hard Day, both adaptations of successful South Korean films. "At Manta, we are dedicated to bringing our readers compelling stories from around the world – whether they are created entirely by Manta Studios or based on existing books, novels, films, TV shows,[...]
Manta Launches In-House Productions to Create Original Comics Series
Yesterday, Manta, the prolific subscription-based digital comics platform, announced its plan to launch over 10 original series throughout the third quarter of 2023 As part of its ongoing expansion of in-house productions, Manta aims to cement its position as a leading platform with strong and sustainable digital comics production. Key art courtesy of Manta The Manta Studios[...]
Under the Oak Tree: Manta Announces Season 3 of Romance Series
Manta, the leading subscription-based digital comics platform, announced that the third season of its hit title, Under the Oak Tree, will premiere on July 21st, 2023 Under the Oak Tree is the hit fantasy romance comics adapted from the popular web novel by Kim Suji of the same name that has once entered the Amazon Bestseller[...]
Manta Comics Announces 3 New Romance Series
Manta Comics, one of the leading digital comics platforms, today revealed three new original series created by its in-house studio that will make up its wintry romance lineup for the remainder of 2022 Premiering on the platform in November and December will be I've Become a True Villainess, Mokrin, and The Dilettante. "I've Become a True Villainess" key[...]
Tapas and Radish: Digital Platforms Merge per Owner Kakao Entertainment
Tapas is the unique platform that publishes both digital comics and serialized novels The merger of these leading digital publishers creates a unified community of storytellers in North America. Tapas, Radish graphic: Kakao Entertainment The merger agreement was unanimously approved by Tapas Media and Radish Media's Board of Directors, with Radish Media as the surviving company[...]
Tapas Media Signs Graphic Novel Deal with Andrews McNeel Publishing
This makes sense since Tapas Media's digital comics have a large female, LGBTQ, and POC readership The first in the inclusive series will be released in the fall of 2022. Tapas Media logo The graphic novels adapt popular webcomic properties produced by Studio Tapas and will appeal to longtime fans and new readers with full-color paperback and[...]
Sound of Bread: New Studio Tapas Romance Comedy Debuts
Can this unlikely friendship help Kimmie overcome her perfectionism and lead to… something more? "Sound of Bread" key art, courtesy of Studio Tapas Writer: miqin Artist: scarlozet and Kisai Entertainment Studio Tapas released a trailer today on Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_5vGdJpNAc You should never underestimate digital comics from Korea[...]
Hailstone Horror Anthology to Launch as Comixology Original
Hailstone is a horror thriller coming from ComiXology, Amazon's premier digital comics service, and Stout Club Entertainment The story is set during the U.S Civil War, written by Rafael Scavone (A Study in Emerald, Hit-Girl and Funny Creek), illustrated by Rafael de Latorre (SuperZero, Animosity and Black Widow) with colors by Wesllei Manoel, letters by Bernardo Brice,[...]
Tapas Launches 5 New Fantasy Action Comics Series
Both the prose and digital comics version of the series has millions of readers and fans worldwide. "The Beginning After the End" key art, Tapas We present TurtleMe's first-ever interview about his work. What was the inspiration behind The Beginning After the End?  No inspiration really—it's not something fancy like that If anything, writing The Beginning After the End[...]
Wattpad, World’s Biggest Prose Site, Bought by Webtoon Parent Naver
Wattpad, the free publishing app that boasts 90 million readers worldwide, has been bought up by Naver, the South Korean Internet Conglomerate who also owns Webtoon, the digital comics app arguably the world's most successful comics publisher Webtoon has over 72 million monthly users worldwide. Wattpad logo On Tuesday, Deadline reported that Wattpad's Board of Directors of[...]
DC Universe logo (Image: WarnerMedia)
ComiXology and DC Comics has informed their digital comics customers that the DC Digital Comics Shop at ReadDC.com, operated by comiXology, will be closing on January 14th, 2021 The service can still be accessed via the DC Digital Comics app on iOS or Google Play, but no longer through DC's website Readers will be able[...]