Some of the biggest books in the world of LitRPG are coming to comics.
Defiance of The Fall, Dungeon Crawler Carl, System Universe, Mark of the Fool and 10 other hits from Aethon Books are being adapted into webcomics for the ultra-popular WEBTOON platform. This expands on an existing relationship the two companies have had last year with two other Aethon/WEBTOON adaptations: Zogarth's The Primal Hunter and FortySixtyFour's Re: Trailer Trash.
"We have been so excited to see our partnership with WEBTOON grow, and their support on all of these titles has been invaluable,” says Aethon Books' CEO Rhett Bruno in a statement. "We believe this slate of webcomics will bring a new level of attention to Western IPs in the space and can't wait for readers to get their hands on them.”
Comics studios Laurel Pursuit, Moonquill, Kisai Entertainment, and Cocoon Productions are among those WEBTOON has hired for these work-for-hire adaptations. Here is a full list of LitRPG prose novels being adapted:
- Defiance of the Fall by TheFirstDefier
- Dungeon Crawler Carl by Matt Dinniman
- System Universe by SunriseCV
- Mark of the Fool by JM Clarke
- Oh Great! I was Reincarnated as a Farmer by Benjamin Kerei
- Bastion: Immortal Great Souls by Phil Tucker
- Mage Errant by John Bierce
- All the Skills by Honour Rae
- Super Powereds by Drew Hayes
- The Path of Ascension by C. Mantis
- My Best Friend is an Eldritch Horror by Actus
- Reborn as a Demonic Tree by Xkarnation
- RE: Monarch by J. McCoy
- The Laws of Cultivation (Qi=MC^2) by KrazeKode
Look for WEBTOON to announce when these serialized webtoon adaptations will begin later this year.
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