"The Legend of Korra" Gets May 21, 2013 Release Date for Book 1 on Home Video; Art Book on July 24
Updated listings on Amazon.com today now indicate a May 21st, 2013 release date for the first season of Nickelodeon’s action adventure series The Legend of Korra, the network’s sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender. Although the complete official details for “Book 1: Air” are not yet announced, a blog post in December from Bryan Konietzko confirms a commentary track including fellow Executive Producer and co-creator Michael DiMartino, voice actress Janet Varney (Korra) and David Faustino (Mako). In addition to the already announced DVD set retailing for $19.99 MSRP, Amazon also lists a Blu-ray edition for $26.98 MSRP dated for May 21st.
Additionally Kotaku reports that Dark Horse Comics will publish an art book dedicated to Book 1 of The Legend of Korra, similar to the 2010 book Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Art of the Animated Series. The 9 x 12, 184-page hardcover book will showcase conceptual artwork created during the development of the first season, with captions from Bryan Konietzko and Michael DiMartino offering insight into the show’s creative process. The Legend of Korra: The Art of The Animated Series, Book One – Air is dated for July 24th at $34.99 MSRP.