A few days ago, fans of the webtoon Solo Leveling were delighted with its animated adaptation… Yesterday, we learned of the death of the designer Dubufrom his real name Jang Seong Rak. Battling a chronic illness for years, the 37-year-old artist passed away on Saturday July 23, according to the press release from Redice Studioof which he was a part.
His webtoon, Solo Leveling is on the rise. From 2019, it becomes a global hit, on the app Webtoon and on piccoma : first place at the prize for the best work of 2019 on piccomaprice piccoma 2020, 500 million views on piccoma in January 2022… It will even be adapted into an anime by the studio A-1 Picturesin 2023. In France, the work is available at Delcourt in paper version in his collection K-Books but also on their online platform verytoon. Source : Redice Studio