Webtoon announces 10th anniversary celebration programming


Webtoon has announced its San Diego Comic-Con 2024 programming, which doubles as a 10th anniversary celebration for the company. Webtoon creators and executives will appear on panels and participate in signings throughout the convention July 24-28.

In addition to the programming schedule below, Webtoon is also up for two Eisner Awards this year. The publisher has two nominations for Best Webcomic: Rachel Smythe’s Lore Olympus, which concluded its multi-award-winning run in June, and Evan Dahm’s apocalyptic fantasy series 3rd Voice.

Here are the programming details for Webtoon at SDCC ’24. Stay tuned for more information.

Webtoon Panels and Discussions

  • The Webcomic Revolution Will Be Televised — Featuring Snailords, creator of Freaking Romance on WEBTOON; Aron Levitz, President of Wattpad WEBTOON Studios; Halle Stanford, President of Television, The Jim Henson Company; Glenn Geller, President of Television, Skybound Entertainment; Kayti Burt, pop culture and entertainment reporter. Moderated by Katcy Stephan, film reporter at Variety.
  • Jokes and Jump Scares: A Conversation with Diablo Cody — Featuring Oscar-winning writer and producer Diablo Cody. Moderated by Katcy Stephan, film reporter at Variety.
  • Digital Comics and The Fandom Multiverse (10 Years of WEBTOON U.S.) — Featuring Snailords, creator of Freaking Romance on WEBTOON; uru-chanunOrdinary creator on WEBTOON; Meredith MoriartyThird Shift Society creator on WEBTOON; David Shinok, Head of U.S. WEBTOON. Moderated by Rob Salkowitz, Eisner-nominated reporter for ICv2 and Forbes.
  • Water, Earth, Fire, Air: Continuing the Avatar Legacy — Hosted by Dark Horse Comics, featuring David Shinok, Head of US WEBTOON; F.C. Yee, author of Chronicles of the Avatar series; Randy Ribay, author of The Chronicles of the Avatar: The Reckoning of Roku; Anne Heltzel, Editorial Director, Entertainment Publishing Content Development, BYR/Amulet & Comic Arts. Moderated by Cara O’Neil, Vice President of Marketing, Dark Horse.
  • AAPI Representation in Comics and Media — Featuring Taejin: Legend of the Yang Metal, from WEBTOON creator and actor Kevin Kreider (The Traitors and Bling Empire).

Webtoon Creator Signings

Moriarty and Snailords will also do signings throughout the weekend. Webtoon fans can meet creators, buy books, and get autographs at the Mysterious Galaxy booth and autograph area. Details are as follows:

Meredith Moriarty Signings – “Third Shift Society Vol. 1”

  • MYSTERIOUS GALAXY IN-BOOTH SIGNING
    • TIME: FRIDAY, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM PT, Booth #1119
  • AUTOGRAPH AREA SIGNING
    • TIME: SATURDAY, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT, Autograph Area AA25

Snailords Signings – “Freaking Romance Vol. 1 & 2”

  • AUTOGRAPH AREA SIGNING
    • TIME: THURSDAY, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT, Autograph Area AA25
  • MYSTERIOUS GALAXY IN-BOOTH SIGNING
    • TIME: THURSDAY, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM PT, Booth #1119

Stay tuned for more SDCC ’24 coverage from The Beat.


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