New “Avatar: The Last Airbender” Graphic Novel Series Coming Later This Year

New "Avatar: The Last Airbender" Graphic Novel Series Coming Later This Year
Dark Horse Comics has announced a new "Avatar: The Last Airbender" graphic novel series, titled "North and South," to debut later in 2016!

If you thought that the story of Avatar: The Last Airbender was close to being over, you’re dead wrong. The latest in Dark Horse Comics‘ continuation of the Nickelodeon series is coming in the form of graphic novels.

Avatar: The Last Airbender – North and South is being created by Gene Yang and Gurihiru, in collaboration with Avatar and The Legend of Korra creators, Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko.

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Comic Book Resources was the first to share the covers of the first three installments in the new series, North and South.

Part One – Coming Sept. 28, 2016

"Avatar: The Last Airbender - North And South" Graphic Novel Series Coming Later This Year

Part Two – Coming Jan. 25, 2017

"Avatar: The Last Airbender - North And South" Graphic Novel Series Coming Later This Year

Part Three – Coming Apr. 26, 2017

"Avatar: The Last Airbender - North And South" Graphic Novel Series Coming Later This Year

In addition to the gorgeous cover illustrations, a synopsis for Part One has also been released:

“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?”

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