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The Legend of Korra - "Civil Wars, Part 1" Episode 15 Recap

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With the Northern and Southern Tribes at each other’s necks, Korra must remain neutral in the conflict and resolve the matter before it leads to a civil war. Color me surprised. I was expecting Korra’s issues with her father to be dragged on for a few more episodes, but they resolved the whole thing almost […]

The Legend of Korra - "The Southern Lights" Episode 14 Recap

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Korra must journey to a remote part of the South Pole to open the portal to the spiritual world.   It’s almost weird to see the gang traveling again after season one firmly kept the entire cast in one location. Republic City was gorgeous, but I never got the feeling I was really seeing enough […]

The Legend of Korra - "Rebel Spirit" Episode 13 Recap

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Six months have passed since Amon’s invasion, but Avatar Korra has her work cut out for her. Spirits have invaded the physical plane and it’s up to the Avatar to restore balance once more. The Legend of Korra started off very strong and largely kept a consistently compelling story. There were only two factors that […]

SDCC2012: Panel Report for Racebending.com: Creating Spaces for Diverse Characters and Representations

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Racebending, just in case you’re unfamiliar with the term, is the act of casting a live-action actor of a different ethnicity or race than the character he or she is portraying. The act itself has been prevalent in media for many years, though the specific instance that gave life to the term was the live-action movie of Avatar: […]

Nickelodeon Orders 26 More Episodes of "The Legend of Korra"

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Entertainment Weekly reports that Nickelodeon has ordered another 26 episodes of The Legend of Korra, the follow-up series to Avatar the Last Airbender. The order will form books 3 and 4 of the series, following the initial 24 episode order that formed book 1 (12 episodes) and book 2 (14 episodes) and will bring the […]

The Legend of Korra - "Skeletons in the Closet/Endgame" Episodes 11 & 12 Recap

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I have to admit that after the 10-episode thrill ride that has been The Legend of Korra thus far, I was a little let down by the two-part season finale. The sound of plot hammers ring much more loudly than in the episodes before it, and there are far too many amazing coincidences, plot cheats, […]

Dark Horse to Release New "Avatar: The Last Airbender" Graphic Novels Chronicling Search for Zuko's Mother

Comic Book Resources reports that Dark Horse Comics will be releasing a second series of Avatar the Last Airbender graphic novels, continuing the story from the three-part “The Promise” series. The new series, titled “The Search,” promises to answer the long-running question from the original series of what happened to Prince Zuko’s mother. Like “The […]

"The Legend of Korra" - WSJ Interviews Series Creators on Finale; Cast Takeover of MTV Geek Twitter June 20-22, 2012

The Wall Street Journal‘s Speakeasy weblog has posted an interview with Mike DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, co-creators of Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, focusing on the events in the latter show’s most recent episode and the upcoming season finale (contains spoilers for the show up to episode 10). Cast members […]

PR: Dark Horse Comics - Avatar the Last Airbender: The Promise Tops Bookscan at #1

AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER—THE PROMISE PART 1 TOPS BOOKSCAN AT #1! February 16, MILWAUKIE, OR—In an amazing show of demand for Dark Horse’s newest graphic novel, Avatar: The Last Airbender—The Promise Part 1 soared to the top of the Bookscan charts last week! Written by Gene Luen Yang, author of the National Book Award-nominated American […]

Gene Luen Yang Posts Behind-the-Scenes Video for "Avatar: The Last Airbender" Comic Book Sequel

Comic book writer/artist Gene Luen Yang has posted a behind-the-scenes video on making Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Promise, a graphic novel sequel to the Nickelodeon TV series: The first installment of the graphic novel is set for release on January 25, 2012, with a second volume scheduled for May 30. Yang will be […]

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