TheLegendOfKorra

Looking at ‘The Legend of Korra’ as a Synthesis of Superhero Stories
When the long-awaited follow-up series to Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, premiered on Nickelodeon in April, it was clear that creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko were trying something new. The world of Avatar, with its grounding in East Asian mysticism and dynastic Chinese history, had evolved into a more modern, democratic, 20th-Century culture...
Faith Erin Hicks Pays Comic Tribute to ‘A Wrinkle in Time,’ ‘Alien’ and More
Faith Erin Hicks is gradually colonizing my brain. Apparently, it wasn't enough that she created The Adventures of Superhero Girl, which details the events, both fantastic and mundane, in the life of an entry-level superhero; or that she wrote Friends with Boys, her recently released First Second book about formerly homeschooled girl navigating the perils of high school while being haunted by a g
Gene Yang on the ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Comics Leading to ‘Legend of Korra’ [Interview]
Avatar: The Last Airbender is easily one of the greatest animated shows of all time. Even after the show's three-year arc came to a satisfying conclusion, I wanted more. Fortunately, the creators of the show were happy to oblige: Not only does the world of the show return with the debut of the new animated series Avatar: The Legend of Korra on April 14, but Dark Horse has been releasing a series o

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