In this episode we discuss;
Webtoon Wednesday – SubZero with Junepurr
The Comic Source Podcast
Jace chats with the creator of the SubZero Webstrip from Webtoon
- History with comics
- Discovering art/Goal to become a creator
- Tell us what the story is all about
- Why Dragons?
- Are there only two dragons?
- Building characters
- Both Clove and Kyro seem quite stubborn, but good-hearted how did you find their voices initially?
- Fleshing out the world
- Learning process
- Balancing pacing with mystery
- Themes to be explored
- Designing the look
- Episode process
- Getting started
- Advice to aspiring creators
- Making sacrifices to keep creating
- Anything you would change
- Fan community
- Learning from other creators
Junepurrr is a comic creator and the author of SubZero on Webtoon. Her favorite pastime is drinking tea/coffee while getting to draw stories that include Dragons, horses, and handsome men. When she is not drawing, she loves to watch historical dramas, read comics and sleep.
Webtoon is the #1 digital comics app, averaging more than 50 million monthly active users, with north of 10 million daily readers – more people read webtoons in one day than watch most television shows. Founded by NAVER Webtoon in 2004, Webtoon became a cultural phenomenon and pioneered the distribution and consumption of web-based comics – webtoons. Launched stateside in 2014, Webtoon has thousands of creator-owned titles with episodes updating daily. Webtoon features a broad and diverse catalog of content – including fantasy, romance, sci-fi, LGBTQ, and more. The Webtoon app is free to download on Android and iOS devices. The content is free and downloadable, for reading when offline. Webtoons take advantage of smartphone user scroll behavior as a benefit to the method of storytelling. Webtoon is always working to enhance the user experience with technology – including enhanced FX Toons, which allow creators to include music or animation in their Webtoon to benefit user immersion. Webtoon boasts partnerships with Legendary, Lucasfilm, Stan Lee, Top Cow/Image, and more. Webtoon takes the comic experience to the next level by providing readers with daily curated content and giving creators an intuitive platform designed to help them easily publish and publicize their own original comics. Webtoon creators have been nominated for multiple Eisner Awards, as well as winning a multitude of Ringo Awards – including seven in 2018. Webtoon is available on iOS, Android, and desktop.
Sizzle Reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTB2nsr9sA4
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