LINE Webtoon participating in Baltimore Comic Con 2016

LINE Webtoon Announces Panel, Talent, Signings, and Contests at Baltimore Comic-Con

 

Fans Can Discover What it Takes to Monetize Your Comics During LINE Webtoon's Panel on Saturday, September 3 Where LINE Webtoon's Tom Akel and The Red Hook Creator Dean Haspiel will Talk Discovery, Monetization, and Content Creation with Hit Digital Comic Creators

 

LINE Webtoon to also Host Series of Autograph Signings and Portfolio Reviews Throughout the Weekend 

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - August 30, 2016 -  LINE Webtoon, (http://www.webtoons.com/en/), the popular digital comics publisher that is revolutionizing the development and distribution of comics worldwide, is heading to Baltimore Comic-Con to bring comic lovers the "Monetize Your Comics" panel on Saturday, September 3rd. There, attendees will learn how to monetize their own comics and hear from comic creators who have published their work through LINE Webtoon while building huge audiences of dedicated fans. At Baltimore Comic-Con, LINE Webtoon and DeviantArt are also continuing to support and showcase creators on a tour of major comic conventions as the main sponsors of Artist Alley and The Harvey Awards.
As the leader in comics publishing and a pioneer in the ways in which the platform has discovered new and emerging talent over the past 10 years, LINE Webtoon will be leading a discussion from its roster of hit creators who have found success publishing their content on LINE Webtoon. During the panel LINE Webtoon's Head of Content, Tom Akel, will walk attendees through how to publish and monetize your own IP on the Discover platform and provide details on a new partnership between LINE Webtoon and Patreon and how creators can take advantage of a new Webtoon creator investment program. Hear from creators who have published their work through Discover while building huge audiences, including Kaitlyn Narvaza (Siren's LamentWhere Tangents Meet), Boredman (Apocalyptic HorseplayUndeadEd), Aidyn Huynh (Nightmare FactorySnailogy) and Dean Haspiel (The Red Hook). 

WHO: Kaitlyn Narvaza (Siren's Lament), Boredman (Apocalyptic HorseplayUndeadED), Aidyn Huynh (Nightmare FactorySnailogy), Dean Haspiel (The Red Hook), and LINE Webtoon's Tom Akel

 

WHAT: LINE Webtoon - Monetize YOUR Comics panel 

 

WHERE: Room 339-342

 

WHEN: Saturday, September 3rd from 5:15pm - 6:15pm

At the end of the panel, we will open up the floor where fans can ask questions to the panelists about the Discover platform and how to monetize their own content.

Throughout the weekend, LINE Webtoon will also be hosting a series of autograph signings with top creators and portfolio reviews where creators can drop by for constructive feedback on their comics. The signings and portfolio reviews will take place at Booth #922 at the following times:

AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS:

  • Friday, September 2nd, 3pm-4pm - Dean Haspiel (The Red Hook); Jason Goungor (The Brooklynite)
  • Saturday, September 3rd, 3pm-4pm - Kaitlyn Narvaza (Siren's LamentWhere Tangents Meet); Joho (Saphie: The One-Eyed Cat)
  • Sunday, September 4th, 12pm-1pm - Boredman (Apocalyptic HorseplayUndeadEd); Aidyn Huynh (Nightmare FactorySnailogy

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS:

  • Friday, September 2nd, 5pm-6pm - Reviews with LINE Webtoon's Head of Content Tom Akel and DeviantArt's Creative Strategist Hal Hefner
  • Saturday, September 3rd, 1pm-2pm - Reviews with LINE Webtoon's Head of Content Tom Akel and Dean Haspiel (The Red Hook)
  • Sunday, Setpember 4th, 2pm-3pm - Reviews with LINE Webtoon's Head of Content Tom Akel and DeviantArt's Creative Strategist Hal Hefner 

Additionally, LINE Webtoon will be hosting a daily Draw Along contest at Booth #922 where fans and creators can participate in a daily live drawing contest to win a $300 gift card.

To download the official LINE Webtoon app, visit the Apple App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/line-webtoon/id894546091?mt=8 and Google Play at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.naver.linewebtoon&hl=en. For tickets and more information on Baltimore Comic-Con, visit their site at http://baltimorecomiccon.com

 

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