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WEBTOON and DC to launch ‘Batman: Wayne Family Adventures’ season 2 September 28

The Eisner nominated series ‘Batman: Wayne Family Adventures’ returns for a second season.

Press Release

WEBTOON has announced the second season order for the highly popular Batman: Wayne Family Adventures webcomic series. Launching tomorrow, September 28th, the new episodes will roll out weekly every Wednesday on WEBTOON.

“DC is excited for more hilariously heartwarming slice-of-life Batman stories—we love Wayne Family Adventures!” said Marie Javins, Editor-in-Chief of DC. “We’re even more delighted with the WEBTOON format re-imaginings of our other iconic characters, like VIXEN and RED HOOD. As a fan myself, I always look forward to seeing these stories told with a playful approach, and as an editor, it’s interesting to see how the incredible WEBTOON talent stays true to each character while telling fresh, new stories.”

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So what’s Batman: Wayne Family Adventures about?

Batman: Wayne Family Adventures, from writer CRC Payne and lead artist StarBite, offers a slice-of-life look at the Batman family and debuted in September 2021 as the first-ever content collaboration from WEBTOON and DC. The series quickly gained a dedicated readership, and also earned a 2022 Eisner Award nomination in the “Best Webcomic” category.

“The reader response to the first season of Batman: Wayne Family Adventures was beyond our expectations – it not only brought Bat-family fans to WEBTOON, but also introduced new fans on WEBTOON to this legendary cast of characters in the Batman mythos,” said David Lee, VP of Content at WEBTOON. “It has been a smash success and we can’t wait for readers to experience the new adventures in store for the Wayne family this season.”

WEBTOON and DC to launch 'Batman: Wayne Family Adventures' season 2 September 28

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For more on this news, read the official press release below.

[Los Angeles, CA] — September 26, 2022 — WEBTOON, the world’s largest digital comics platform, and DC today announced that Batman: Wayne Family Adventures will return for its second season on September 28. The new episodes of the Eisner Award-nominated digital comic will roll out every Wednesday exclusively on WEBTOON.

Batman: Wayne Family Adventures, from writer CRC Payne and lead artist StarBite, offers a slice-of-life look at the Batman family and debuted in September 2021 as the first-ever content collaboration from WEBTOON and DC. The series quickly gained a dedicated readership, and also earned a 2022 Eisner Award nomination in the “Best Webcomic” category.

“DC is excited for more hilariously heartwarming slice-of-life Batman stories—we love Wayne Family Adventures!” said Marie Javins, Editor-in-Chief of DC. “We’re even more delighted with the WEBTOON format re-imaginings of our other iconic characters, like VIXEN and RED HOOD. As a fan myself, I always look forward to seeing these stories told with a playful approach, and as an editor, it’s interesting to see how the incredible WEBTOON talent stays true to each character while telling fresh, new stories.”

“The reader response to the first season of Batman: Wayne Family Adventures was beyond our expectations – it not only brought Bat-family fans to WEBTOON, but also introduced new fans on WEBTOON to this legendary cast of characters in the Batman mythos,” said David Lee, VP of Content at WEBTOON. “It has been a smash success and we can’t wait for readers to experience the new adventures in store for the Wayne family this season.”

Since kicking off with Batman: Wayne Family Adventures last year, WEBTOON and DC’s content partnership has also launched series Vixen: NYC (May 2022) written by Jasmine Walls with art by Manou Azumi, Zatanna & The Ripper (July 2022), written by Sarah Dealy and lead artist Syro, and Red Hood: Outlaws (August 2022), written by Patrick R. Young with art by Nico Bascuñán.

WEBTOON has made waves around the world for its success bringing digital comics into the mainstream, particularly among younger audiences; Gen Z readers make up the majority of WEBTOON readers in the U.S. The platform has been the source of a stream of hit adaptations for Netflix, including All of Us Are Dead, Hellbound, The Sound of Magic, and Sweet HomeAll of Us are Dead spent 11 weeks in the Netflix global Top 10 (Non-English Series) on Netflix, and has been greenlit for a second season. Other global WEBTOON sensations include New York Times bestsellers Lore Olympus (Vol.  1 and 2) by Rachel Smythe and Míriam Bonstre Tur’s WEBTOON phenomenon Hooky.

Full Credits:

Lead Artist (Inks): StarBite

Writer: CRC Payne

Storyboards: Maria Li and Geoniya Acuna

Backgrounds: Lan Ma and Suzi Blake

Lettering: Kielamel Sibal

Coloring: C.M. Cameron

Creative Producer: Susan Cheng

Associate Producer: Wil Kennedy

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