LINE WEBTOON HEADS TO C2E2 2018

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, the popular digital comics publisher that is revolutionizing the distribution and development of comics worldwide, is heading to Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) with two panels and an appearance on the show’s SyFy Live stage. The panels – LINE Webtoon’s Romance Revolution and A Fireside Chat with Uru-Chan, Creator of LINE Webtoon’s unOrdinary – will offer an inside look at the evolution of digital comics, featuring some of the platform’s most popular creators including Uru-Chan, Kaitlyn Narvaza, Monica Gallagher, Fishball, Quimchee, and M. Victoria Robado. Romance Revolution will take readers into the new renaissance of the romance genre while A Fireside Chat with Uru-Chan offer fans the opportunity to hear from the creator of the most read superhero comic in North America.

Fans can stop by booth #1191 on the show floor for signings with creators throughout the weekend, take their photo with their favorite Webtoon characters in an interactive, social-enabled photo booth, win exclusive convention giveaways including limited-edition skate decks, tote bags, t-shirts, blind bags, popsockets, temporary tattoos, and more, and learn about how they can become digital comic superstars. LINE Webtoon will also participate in a SYFY Wire Live Stage panel on Sunday at 4pm CT featuring Katie Cook, Quimchee, Colin Lawler, Joe Grabowski, and Head of Content Tom Akel discussing their comic series.

Here are the full panel details:

LINE Webtoon’s Romance Revolution

Friday, April 06, 2018, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM (Room S401)

When it comes to comics, for the past 30+ years the theme has been Romance IS DEAD, but over the past few years digital comics have lead a new renaissance of romance titles. Hear from creators who have been at the forefront of this movement and the how and why this neglected genre has found an audience that vastly out scales traditional capes and tights. With Kaitlyn Narvaza aka instantmiso (Siren’s Lament), Monica Gallagher (Assassin Roommate), Stephanie Quimco aka Quimchee (I Love YOO), Fishball (My Giant Nerd Boyfriend), and M. Victoria Robado aka Shouri (#Blessed). Hosted by LINE Webtoon Head of Content Tom Akel.

A Fireside Chat with Uru-Chan, Creator of LINE Webtoon’s unOrdinary

Sunday, April 08, 2018, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM (Room S404)

The most read superhero comic in North America isn’t what you think. Join LINE Webtoon’s Head of Content, Tom Akel, for an intimate chat with the creator of megahit unOrdinary, Uru-Chan. Since being one of the winners of the Stan Lee Superhero Contest, unOrdinary has grown to over 1.2 million subscribers and been read over 120 million times globally. Find out what’s next for John, Seraphina, and Arlo and perhaps discover who is truly behind Ember!

LINE Webtoon Creators Interview

Sunday, April 8th, 2018, 4:00 PM – 4:15 PM (SYFY Wire Live Stage – Show Floor)

LINE Webtoon will also participate in a SYFY Wire Live Stage panel featuring Katie Cook, Quimchee, Colin Lawler, Joe Grabowski, and Head of Content Tom Akel discussing their comic series. Fans who can’t make it to C2E2 can check out the Live Stage panel here on Sunday: http://www.c2e2.com/Events/C2E2-Live-Streaming/.

Autograph Signings & Portfolio Reviews

Friday, April 6th:

· 2:00 PM – Autograph Signing with M. Victoria Robado (#Blessed), Monica Gallagher (Assassin Roommate), and Katie Cook (Nothing Special)

· 3:00 PM – Autograph Signing with Stephanie Quimco aka Quimchee (I Love Yoo)

· 4:00 PM – Autograph Signing with Tay Yen Ee aka Fishball (My Giant Nerd Boyfriend)

· 6:00 PM – Autograph Signing with Kaitlyn Narvaza (Siren’s Lament)

· 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Portfolio Reviews with Tom Akel, Head of Content, LINE Webtoon

Saturday, April 7th:

· 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Portfolio Reviews with Tom Akel, Head of Content, LINE Webtoon

· 12:00 PM – Autograph Signing with Chelsea Han aka Uru-Chan (unOrdinary)

· 2:00 PM – Autograph Signing with Kaitlyn Narvaza (Siren’s Lament)

· 4:00 PM – Autograph Signing with Stephanie Quimco aka Quimchee (I Love Yoo)

· 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Portfolio Reviews with Tom Akel, Head of Content, LINE Webtoon

· 6:00 PM – Autograph Signing with Tay Yen Ee aka Fishball (My Giant Nerd Boyfriend)

Sunday, April 8th:

· 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Portfolio Reviews with Tom Akel, Head of Content, LINE Webtoon

· 11:00 AM – Autograph Signing with Chelsea Han aka Uru-Chan (unOrdinary)

· 12:00 PM – Autograph Signing with Stephanie Quimco aka Quimchee (I Love Yoo)

· 1:00 PM – Autograph Signing with Tay Yen Ee aka Fishball (My Giant Nerd Boyfriend)