Webcomics vs. webtoons: the smartphone challenge

Korea has made some impressive inroads with their version of webcomics. Known as webtoons or manhwa, these comics have been accessed by 13 million users (versus an estimated 100,000 webcomic readers in the US). Most are free. Quite a few have been adapted to film and TV.
And they’re making inroads in the US.
Here’s a demonstration where webtoons have an advantage over Western-style webcomics.


About El Santo

Somehow ended up reading and reviewing almost 300 different webcomics. Life is funny, huh? Despite owning two masks, is not actually a luchador.

Posted on September 21, 2016, in webcomics, Webtoons. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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