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SOURCE Korea Manhwa Contents Agency
-- Korea is 3rd Behind Japan and U.S. in World Cartoon Rankings --
SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Korea Manhwa Contents Agency (KOMACON), the government agency responsible for sharing comics and print cartoons created by Korean artists, announced today the release of several new animated e-books to the U.S. market. Korean manhwa, increasingly popular in the United States, is receiving broad recognition worldwide with the popularity of "Oksu Station Ghost" and other animated series utilizing unique Korean artistry and storytelling.
"Manhwa is a cultural jewel in Korea's crown, and we are anxious to share this important art with the rest of the world," said Oh Jae-rok, a director at KOMACON. "We have seen a great deal of interest in Korean cartoons and animation coming from the U.S. and we hope these new releases will excite our fans and attract a new audience."
The following e-books, developed by 11 Korean cartoonists, are now available on amazon.com and through the Apple iTunes store.
Global Project-A Compilation of Ecological Cartoons-Between < Between > cartoons on the 'relationship' between nature and humans. Check out the works of five cartoonists from Korea. Since gathering to found the ecological cartoonist club "Ecomics," they have been active in many works since then.
Discoveries in Travel
Do we get married because of love? If so, what happens to our marriage if that love comes to an end? We say we consider many things before marriage, but have we really tried to contemplate beyond the 'conditions?' This is a story of five people; a man and woman who reunite a year after their divorce, and the additional guys and girls entangled in love triangles with the couple. They have two things in common: they're on a Euro trip, and they have complicated feelings towards 'marriage.
Key of Mortal Remains
As long as there has been humankind, natural disasters were there. However it seems that these disasters are just a big game of God (or whatever being) which controls the earth and life of human kind. Disaster will destroy human city, country, even the world. And it has been happening for long time. But there is a way to stop these disasters. If the human with destiny of the "KEY" meets the human with destiny of the "LOCK".
After Wiman was ousted from political authority of Gojoseon, he gathered the military outside and built country Wiman. And, at first he planned to invade Bukbuyeo united with king Yucheol of country Han, to govern North Asia, but he solely attacked Bukbuyeo using a commotion of the inside disorder of the country. A war cartoon of North Asia waged in among country Wiman, country Han, and Bukbuyeo.
Based on Hindu mythology, Karishna sheds new insight and ideology to the pantheon of the Hindu mythos. The seed of a demon is born onto the world and promises hell and destruction. Only the birth of another deity and can put an end to the reign of terrror and despair.
The Federation is seeking new domains through the use of the Insighters gifted young girls who possess the powers to see everything. But some question the ultimate agenda of the Federation and seek its obliteration. But how should one infiltrate such an organization when they possess such beings as the Insighters who are protected by an elite task force called the Guardians? One of the Guardians themselves just might hold the key to the Federation dominating the universe or to its sheer destruction.
Re:D(Re-dominant) is a zombie fantasy comics based on post-apocalyptic genre. This is a story about the guy, Red, who was born as Siam twins. But his brother was infected with zombie virus, so he had to have a surgery to separate. 20 years after virus infection, on earth, some of survivors are mostly living on the ground with desperate condition, others are living in the sky city called LEVICEN, and there are full of zombies which started to evolute by themselves. There is a noble girl named Rosie, who came down to the ground from LEVICEN for military action and left alone in a mess, Sting and his colleagues who lived from hand to mouth by gathering contributional points from zombie hunting. And Velika who lost her father unfortunately. This is a tale about their accidental encounter, and their extra-ordinary journey.
Someone forgives to give up and someone asks for forgiveness to avoid. Doesn't he/she say 'forgiveness' too easily? "I never want to be forgiven while living." "I'll beg for forgiveness suffering in hell and paying for my crimes after I die." Let's think what real repentance is through the way of one man who called himself a bad man.
The Triumph of Death
< Death wins > the writing / painting artist, or while traveling to Western Europe saw their own works of art and places imagined based on the short story over the three shows planned in order to obtain one of the topics is the sketchbook . I am accustomed to foreign readers in Rome, Italy and France Auberge -sur- Oise , the landscape of Munich, Germany, who has studied Western painting I've been developing a mix of oriental painting and sumi watercolor technique re- interpreted to give a visual freshness , space and character, landscape techniques of realism to express an interest in art history and draws a visual artist brings satisfaction would like to.
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