The number one digital comic platform Webtoon is set to host a series of events featuring some of the most popular Webtoon creators this coming week during HeroesCon at Charlotte Convention Center starting Friday, June 15th through Sunday, June 17th. The activations will promote hit webcomic titles on Webtoon with signings and panels including the creators of 1000, Assassin Roommate, Bluechair, Darbi, Let’s Play, Siren’s Lament, and more.

 

The attraction will be located at booth space 2200 between the exhibitor floor and Artist Alley – offering fans an opportunity to experience their favorite Webtoon titles in unprecedented ways.

 

Webtoon Booth

  • Webtoon will host artist signings within the booth throughout the weekend featuring Sanford Greene & Chuck Brown (1000), Monica Gallagher (Assassin Roommate), Shen (Bluechair), Mongie (Let’s Play), and instantmiso (Siren’s Lament)
  • Interactive, social-enabled photo booth where fans can place themselves among their favorite characters for Darbi, I Love Yoo, My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, Siren’s Lament, and unOrdinary
  • Exclusive convention giveaways for fans including limited-edition Webtoon skate decks, tote bags, t-shirts, blind bags, popsockets, pins, temporary tattoos, and artist posters
  • Up-and-coming artists can showcase and receive advice on their work through portfolio review sessions from senior content editors, Tom Akel and David Shinok Lee, as well as guest reviewers and Webtoon featured creators, Monica Gallagher (Assassin Roommate), Shen (Bluechair), Mongie (Let’s Play), and Sherard Jackson (Darbi)

 

Webtoon Panels

  • Spotlight on Sanford Greene

o   Date: Saturday, June 16

o   Time: 11:30 A.M.

o   Panel Room: 207AB

o   Description: Renowned illustrator Sanford Greene has worked for Marvel, DC, Image Comics, Dark Horse, Boom! Studios, Lion Forge, Archie, Disney, SEGA, Nickelodeon, Fox, Hasbro, Warner Brothers, and Webtoon, and is an Adjunct Professor of Art at Benedict College in Columbia, SC. His current projects include 1000, currently publishing at Webtoon, and the upcoming Bitter Root with David Walker and Chuck Brown at Image. Sanford recently finished a critically acclaimed run on Power Man and Iron Fist for Marvel. Join Webtoon Head of Content Tom Akel for a discussion on Sanford’s career, influences, what he thinks the future of comics holds, and some sneak peeks at upcoming work.

  • How to Break into Comics with Webtoon

o   Date: Saturday, June 16

o   Time: 3:00 P.M.

o   Panel Room: 203A

Description: Webtoon is the largest comics publisher on the globe with over 10 million daily readers across thousands of titles. Hear from creators publishing with Webtoon including Kaitlyn Narvaza a.k.a. instantmiso (Siren’s Lament, Where Tangents Meet), Shen (Bluechair, Live with Yourself), Monica Gallagher (Assassin Roommate, BOO! It’s Sex), Leeanne Krecic a.k.a. Mongie (Let’s Play), Sherard Jackson (Darbi), moderated by Webtoon Head of Content Tom Akel, on what it takes to break into the industry, how they’ve built their fanbases through Webtoon, and how to survive once you’re a full-time creator.

 

See below for the full schedule and a preview of the exclusive giveaways:

 

Schedule

o   Friday:

  • 11:00 AM Bags Giveaway
  • 1:00 PM instantmiso (Siren’s Lament) Signing
    Portfolio Reviews with Tom Akel and Sanford Greene (1000)
  • 2:00 PM Mongie (Let’s Play) Signing

Portfolio Reviews with Tom Akel

  • 4:00 PM Shen (Bluechair) Signing

Portfolio Reviews with David Shinok Lee and Mongie (Let’s Play)

  • 5:00 PM Tattoo Giveaway

Portfolio Reviews with David Shinok Lee and Mongie (Let’s Play)

o   Saturday:

  • 10:00 AM Tote Bag Giveaway
  • 11:00 AM Spotlight on Sanford Greene at Panel Room
  • 12:00 PM Mongie (Let’s Play) and Monica Gallagher (Assassin Roommate) Signing

Portfolio Reviews with Tom Akel

  • 1:00 PM instantmiso (Siren’s Lament) and Shen (Bluechair) Signing

Portfolio Reviews with Tom Akel

  • 3:00PM How to Break into Comics with Sherard Jackson (Darbi), instantmiso

(Siren’s Lament), Monica Gallagher (Assassin Roommate), Mongie (Let’s
Play
), and Shen (Bluechair) at Panel Room

  • 4:00 PM Sanford Greene & Chuck Brown (1000) Signing

Portfolio Reviews with David Shinok Lee and Sherard Jackson (Darbi)

  • 5:00PM Blind Bag Giveaway

Portfolio Reviews with David Shinok Lee and Sherard Jackson (Darbi)

o   Sunday:

  • 11:00 AM Tote Bag Giveaway
  • 12:00 PM Portfolio Reviews with Tom Akel and Monica Gallagher (Assassin

Roommate)

  • 1:00 PM Mongie (Let’s Play) Signing

Portfolio Reviews with Tom Akel

  • 2:00 PM instantmiso (Siren’s Lament) Signing
  • 3:00 PM Shen (Bluechair) Signing

 

Merchandise

  • Limited-Edition Skate decks, T-Shirts and Hoodies

o   For the first time ever, fans will have the chance to purchase limited-edition merchandise. Webtoon is selling skate decks featuring Webtoon hit titles including 1000, Assassin Roommate, Darbi, I Love Yoo, Let’s Play, Lumine, My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, Nothing Special, Siren’s Lament, and unOrdinary. Limited-run apparel are also for sale including 1000, Assassin Roommate, Darbi, I Love Yoo, Let’s Play, My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, Nothing Special, Siren’s Lament, and unOrdinary.

Giveaways

  • C2E2 Exclusive Tote bags

o   Throughout the weekend, Webtoon will be distributing a C2E2 exclusive tote bag featuring top and highly anticipated Webtoon titles including 1000, Assassin Roommate, Backchannel, #Blessed, Bluechair, Caster, Darbi, I Love Yoo, My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, Outrage, Safely Endangered, Siren’s Lament, and unOrdinary

  • Limited-Edition Popsockets

o   Webtoon will be giving away limited-edition popsockets featuring Webtoon, My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, and Siren’s Lament

  • Photo Booth Giveaway Pins

o   As part of an exclusive giveaway at the Webtoon photobooth, Webtoon is distributing pins featuring Boyfriend of the Dead, Gourmet Hound, I Love Yoo, Lumine, and Lore Olympus

  • Limited-Edition Temporary Tattoos

o   Attendees will be able to display their fandom through limited-edition temporary tattoos featuring characters from A Budgie’s Life, Adventures of God, Assassin Roommate, I Love Yoo, Lumine, My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, Nothing Special, Saphie: The One-Eyed Cat, Siren’s Lament, and Super Secret

  • Limited-Edition Blind Bag Giveaways

o   Webtoon will be releasing limited-edition blind bags with premiums of popular titles

  • Limited-Edition Artist Posters

o   Sanford Greene & Chuck Brown (1000), Monica Gallagher (Assassin Roommate), Shen (Bluechair), Mongie (Let’s Play) and instantmiso (Siren’s Lament) will be signing limited-edition artist posters at the Webtoon booth

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The number one digital comic platform Webtoon is set to host a series of events featuring some of the most popular Webtoon creators this coming week during HeroesCon at Charlotte Convention Center starting Friday, June 15th through Sunday, June 17th. The activations will promote hit webcomic titles on Webtoon...