This week, DC Comics launched a Batman webcomic series on Webtoon, with the first three “episodes,” as the platform calls them, available for free. The comic is absolutely charming in and of itself. But what does this mean for platforms like Webtoon, which have historically been dominated by independent creators?
‘Batman: Wayne Family Adventures’ is endearing
The comic is titled Batman : Wayne Family Adventures , It takes advantage of the Webtoon platform, which tells stories in short snippets that can be read vertically by scrolling down.
The series gives us glimpses into the Bat family’s daily lives and interactions with one another. For example, we see them all fighting over the last of Alfred’s cookies. Barbara Gordon has to tell Damian no when he tries to drive away in the Batmobile.
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