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EXCLUSIVE: New “Avatar: The Last Airbender” Graphic Novel Series Debuts in 2016

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The legend of “Avatar: The Last Airbender” continues in 2016, when the latest in Dark Horse Comics‘ line of in-canon graphic novel series hits stores.

The creative team of Gene Yang and Gurihiru reunite on “Avatar: The Last Airbender-North and South,” an all-new tale crafted in collaboration with “Avatar” and “Legend of Korra” co-creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko.

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Along with the solicitation copy and cover for the first installment of “North and South,” CBR News has the exclusive first look at the covers for the second and third volumes of the series.

“Avatar: The Last Airbender-North and South Part One” debuts Sept. 28, 2016. Part Two arrives January 25, 2017; and Part Three will be released April 26, 2017.


Avatar: The Last Airbender-North and South Part One

Writer: Gene Yang

Artist: Gurihiru

On Sale: 9/28/16

When Aang leaves to aid Zuko with the Kemurikage, Katara and Sokka return to the Southern Water Tribe by themselves. Katara is shocked to find that her beloved village has become a bustling city, with none other than their father, Hakoda, in charge! A Northerner named Malina seems to be behind this change, pushing the North and South to be more unified…but what are her true goals?

Written and drawn by the creative team behind the best-selling The Search, The Rift, and Smoke and Shadow, Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, in collaboration with Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, this is the ultimate continuation of Avatar and the perfect companion to Legend of Korra!