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WEBTOON Celebrates the Launch of Rot & Ruin

 

 

Jonathan Maberry – Photo by Sara Jo West

WEBTOON™ continues to add great storytelling to its free platform with the debut of the comic adaptation of the award-winning book series Rot & Ruin (Simon & Schuster), available at the following link: https://www.webtoons.com/en/horror/rot-and-ruin/list?title_no=1878. Created by New York Times best-selling and five-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jonathan Maberry, the Rot & Ruin comic series brings his darkly imaginative story to life. The comic series is written and produced by two-time Bram Stoker Award Finalist, screenwriter, and development executive, Taylor Grant, with artwork by Alina Popovici (One A Tale of Bravery and Strength, Pragmatic Games, Bandai Namco Games). The series updates every Monday and will launch with an additional three episodes available via Fast Pass, WEBTOON’s in app coin purchasing program. For more information please visit WEBTOON.com.

“As a long-time fan of both Jonathan Maberry and the Rot & Ruin series, I am truly honored to help bring this thought-provoking and wonderfully imaginative post-apocalyptic story to life as a web comic series,” said Taylor Grant, SVP IP Development. “It is yet another example of Webtoon’s commitment to telling increasingly sophisticated stories that will continue to broaden our reach.”

Rot & Ruin is a coming-of-age story set during a zombie-infested, post-apocalyptic America where every teenager is forced to get a job by the time they turn fifteen. For Benny Imura, that job is the last one he ever wanted—to apprentice as a zombie hunter for his overbearing older brother Tom. However, on his journey through the post-apocalyptic wasteland, Benny discovers that zombies are not always the greatest thing to fear, and ultimately, what it truly means to be human.


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