Analyses | Leisure, culture and arts | 2020-07-20 | Sing Tao

Can Hong Kong comic industry benefit from Korean webtoon’s global development?



There are still many cartoonists devoting their energies to comic creation in Hong Kong. However, some believed that the glorious time of local comic industry is over. On the contrary, online comics in South Korea (also known as webtoon) is gaining popularity in Asia and around the world in recent years. What are the reasons behind the boom? Can South Korea’s webtoon platforms be a springboard for Hong Kong’s comic industry to go international?

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