Marvel and WEBTOON announce their first collaborative comic

Marvel is teaming up with WEBTOON for Eternals: The 500 Year War, a new seven-part digital comic book series.

Marvel Comics and WEBTOON have officially announced Eternals: The 500 Years War, the latest addition to Marvel’s line of Infinity Comics digital comic book series. While Marvel’s existing Infinity Comics titles like Hulk and Wiccan allowed the Maison des Idées to embark on WEBTOON-style storytelling, The 500 years war marks the first official collaboration between the two publishers.

Eternals: The 500 Years War is a seven-part series launching today, January 12, on Marvel Unlimited. The title will arrive on WEBTOON starting Thursday, January 20. The 500 years war features the titular race of the Living Gods, who recently made their big screen debut in director Chloe Zhao’s Marvel Studios film Eternals. This is worth mentioning, as the launch of Marvel Unlimited from the comics coincides with Eternals‘streaming debut on Disney + today. What else, The 500 years warThe artwork of is clearly inspired by the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s perspective on the Eternals.


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The 500 years war features a rotating roster of international creators, starting with writers Dan Abnett, Aki Yanagi, Jongmin Shin, Ju-Yeon Park, David Macho, Rafael Scavone and Yifan Jiang. They are joined by artists Geoffo, Rickie Yagawa, Do Gyun Kim, Magda Price, Marcio Fiorito and Gunji, as well as colorists Matt Milla, Carlos Macias, Fernando Sifuentes, Pete Pantazis and Felipe Sobreiro.

“Bringing Eternals: The 500 Years War at Marvel Unlimited will open doors for our global creative teams to tell much more personal stories by placing them in their home countries, ”said Marvel Editor-in-Chief CB Cebulski. “These stories also break boundaries and provide excitement beyond anything fans can imagine with these diverse and multicultural characters.”


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“Marvel’s Eternals is the perfect fit for WEBTOON readers around the world: a global narrative that transcends borders and boundaries, and a diverse new cast of heroes, all available in an innovative mobile format,” added David Lee, Head of WEBTOON US content. “This series is perfect for anyone who wants to see more of the amazing Eternals in action, expand their universe with new stories and a new format on WEBTOON. We’re excited to be working with Marvel on Eternals: The 500 years war and I can’t wait to collaborate on more amazing stories together. “


Marvel isn’t the first major U.S. comic book company to collaborate with WEBTOON, as DC has previously partnered with the digital comic book publisher for Batman: Wayne Family Adventures.

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Source: Marvel Entertainment and WEBTOON

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