WEBTOON and Marvel comics are collaboration on an all-new series that features the Eternals. This seven-issue series is titled, Eternals: The 500 Year War. The series launches today, January 12, 2022 on Marvel Unlimited. This release of the series coincides with the release of the Eternals film on Disney+. The series will then launch on WEBTOON on January 20, 2022. Each issue of this Infinity Comic will have an international rotating creative team of artists and writers from the respective countries where the story is being told. This Eternals comic series is the latest addition to Marvel Unlimited’s exclusive Infinity Comics for digital readers.
The story of the comic series Eternals: The 500 Year War will spotlight the ancient alien superhero group during their past encounters in the 500 Year War against the Deviants. While the Deviants and Eternals are fighting in a battle, fans will have the chance to see the members of the Eternals interact with the different cultures from the human race across time through the different cultural artifacts that were given to them.
According to C.B. Cebulski, Editor-in-Chief of Marvel, "Bringing Eternals: The 500 Year War to Marvel Unlimited will open up doors for our international creative teams to tell much more personal stories by setting them in their homelands. These stories also break down borders and provide excitement beyond anything fans can imagine with these diverse, multi-cultural characters."
"Marvel's Eternals are the perfect fit for WEBTOON readers around the world: a global narrative crossing borders and boundaries, and a diverse new cast of heroes, all available in an innovative mobile format. This series is perfect for anyone who wants to see more of the incredible Eternals in action, expanding their universe with new stories and a new format on WEBTOON. We're thrilled to work with Marvel on Eternals: The 500 Year War and can't wait to collaborate on more incredible stories together," said David Lee, the Head of Content at WEBTOON U.S.
The partnership between WEBTOON and Marvel allows the comic series to reach a new generation of comic fans, as well as the 72 million monthly active users of WEBTOON. The service is home to a lot of global digital titles such as the original comics behind Netflix’s hit series Sweet Home, Hellbound, and the upcoming All of Us are Dead. You can also find New York Times best-sellers such as Hooky by Miriam Bonstre Tur and Lore Olympus by Rachel Smythe on WEBTOON.