I’m back with another spotlight for this week! I recently heard that a comic I started, but didn’t finish, became completed! It was completed for a while actually, but I’ve been putting it off because I didn’t know if I was able to get back into it. However, I’m here now with a spotlight, so that means I conquered my demons (aka Procrastination) and actually finished it!

So without further ado, here’s the comic spotlight for this week!

Currently On Stage

unTouchable by Massstar

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Credit: Massstar

Long ago, I first spotted this comic while scrolling through the “Featured” section of Webtoons and looked at the synopsis. I then decided to not read it, because vampires. (I had a thing about not reading vampire stuff, it’s gone now.) However, it kept showing up, and I needed reading material, so I clicked on it and began to read.

I was instantly hooked, and I ended up reading all of the updates that were available (130-ish episodes) in one night (or was it two?). (I can’t remember much, it’s been a long while, and I’ve forgotten a lot because I was caught up in other comics.)

The synopsis seemed very cheesy, and frankly, something I couldn’t envision myself reading. After I did read unTouchable, I was surprised that I was actually enjoying it so much!

I put it off after there were no more chapters for me to read, but I read the rest of the updates recently, and got hooked again. After I finished, I knew I had to make a post for it! (Partially because I haven’t written about a Webtoon yet.)

Here are some highlights/clarifications about the comic (as much as I can remember that’s not a spoiler).

  1. Facts about Sia: She is a model looking for a gig, but she’s also a special kind of vampire that absorbs energy from human contact. Sia’s friend, Baryu, is also a vampire, however her friend, Sihwan, is not.
  2. Facts about Baryu: He’s a famous singer, who changes his hairstyle now and then (his last hairstyle is my favorite. 😊) He and Sia are childhood friends, and he’s been calling Sia “Simba” for most of her life. (It’s actually really cute.)
  3. Jiho: He is a mystery author who refuses to touch anyone. Is this condition medical? Is it trauma? You will soon learn.
  4. Sia finds it annoying how Jiho doesn’t let her touch him. (She needs to, after all she’s a vampire who eats energy.) So the first part of the series is about her strategizing ways for Jiho to overcome his inability to get closer to people.
  5. When Sia first meets Jiho, she compared him to chicken. She even saved his number as “Chicken” on her contacts list. 😂 (Jiho doesn’t know yet.)
  6. I noticed that the art changes just a tad. It’s hard to see at first, but I compared the art from episode one and the last episode together and saw improvement in the last episode. It’s actually really cool, once you think about it.
  7. New characters are introduced in the middle of the series, and darker backstories come to light. It will have you on the edge of your seat; so much drama! 😄

There are now 142 saved episodes on Webtoons to read right now! Some parts may be for an older audience (if I remember correctly), just to let y’all know. If you want to read a good love story, with a touch of drama and plot twists (and there will be some), then please try it out!

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