WEBTOON has teamed up with Rewriting Extinction to launch digital comics by some of the most prominent names in entertainment, such as Cara Delevingne, Taika WaititiDami Lee, and others. The collaboration is intended to raise awareness about the global climate emergency. ComicBook.com is the exclusive source of the WEBTOON adaptations by Cara Delevingne and Taika Waititi, Safely Endangered and Dami Lee. Official launch of the content and comics will be on the WEBTOON platform8.30 p.m. ET on Thursday December 23rd.
WeBTOON and Rewriting Extinction have formed a new partnership. WEBTOON will adapt selected comics created by celebrities to the WEBTOON platform. Rewriting Extinction campaignRewriting Extinction supports charities by raising awareness and funds. The initiative also includes a series of digital comics created by WEBTOON creators. WEBTOON and Rewriting Extinction aim to raise awareness and funds in support of seven top environmental charities and their flagship evidence based projects. The goal is to save thousands of species from the brink of extinction. Rewriting Extinction has brought together 300 celebrities and activists, Indigenous leaders, storytellers, and experts to create more than 150 emotive comic stories about an environmental theme.
The WEBTOON comics fan can look forward for includes Melody from Cara Delevingne; Oceanside Properties from Taika Waiti and Safely Endangered; and Earth Day from Dami Lee. NEW COMICS – Developed by WEBTOON creators – also available for launch later today My Giant Nerd Boyfriend from Yen Ee Tay; Siren’s lament from Kaitlyn Narvaza; The Little Trashmaid from Stephanie Hermes; Only a Goblin from Brandon Chen and Kamyrin Maxwell Irby; and Maid for Hire from Catharina Melisa Oktorina.
“It’s every comic creator’s dream to work with WEBTOON – which isn’t just an amazing community of readers, but it’s also run by a fantastic, caring and passionate set of people too. Rewriting Extinction is able to inspire and reach a new audience by working together with WEBTOON and WEBTOON. I couldn’t feel more proud!” Paul Goodenough, Rewriting Extinction founder and writer/producer, said:
“The global climate crisis requires new creative visions, voices and voices to save the planet,” stated David Lee, Head Content at WEBTOON U.S. WEBTOON boasts a global audience of 72,000,000 people. It is home to a diverse group of digital comics enthusiasts who care deeply about environmental and social issues. Rewriting Extinction has been a wonderful partner in our efforts to spread their message to digital comics fans all around the globe.
Rewriting Extinction is a collaboration between Cara Delevingne and Taika Waititi, Lucy Lawless and Ricky Gervais. It also includes War and Peas and Comics, War and Peas and Comics, Dami Le, Buddy Gator and Jenny Jinya. Rewriting Extinction has been viewed more than 100 million times.
All Rewriting Extinction comics adapted for the WEBTOON platform can be found at WEBTOON.com or the WEBTOON app at 8 p.m. tonight. ET.