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Turf Wars cover

Team Avatar is featured in the official art for Turf Wars, the first graphic novel trilogy for The Legend of Korra.

The Legend of Korra comics are visual publications that depict events and situations unseen before and after the series' run.

Graphic novel trilogies

Turf Wars (2017)

Main article: Turf Wars

Following their trip to the Spirit World, Korra and Asami Sato discover that Republic City has fallen into a state of utter chaos. In the aftermath of the devastation caused by the battle with Kuvira's forces and the opening of a spirit portal in the middle of the city, a developer has moved to turn the portal and the surrounding area into an amusement park. In addition, as evacuees filter back into the city and discover the devastation, the regrouping of the city's triads creates yet another problem for the Avatar and her friends.[1]

Ruins of the Empire (2019)

Main article: Ruins of the Empire

Korra must decide whom to trust as the fate of the Earth Kingdom hangs in the balance! On the eve of its first elections, the Earth Kingdom finds its future endangered by its past. Even as Kuvira stands trial for her crimes, vestiges of her imperial ambitions threaten to undermine the nation's democratic hopes. But when Korra, Asami, Mako, and Bolin don't all see eye-to-eye as to the solution, drastic measures will be taken to halt a new march to war![2]

Free Comic Book Day minicomics

Friends for Life (2016)

Friends for Life cover

The cover for the 2016 Free Comic Book Day Avatar issue, "Friends for Life", features Korra and Naga.

Main article: Friends for Life

As a child living in the Southern Water Tribe, Korra finds a polar bear dog cub which has become separated from its pack during a storm. After naming it Naga, Katara convinces Korra's parents, Tonraq and Senna, to allow her to keep Naga, believing that Korra has found her animal guide.

Lost Pets (2018)

Main article: Lost Pets
  • Story: Michael Dante DiMartino
  • Art: Jayd Aït-Kaci and Vivian Ng

Avatar Korra pairs up with an unlikely sidekick. When Meelo shirks his duties at the refugee camp, Korra recruits him for a top-secret, super-important mission: tracking down a pack of lost pets![3][4]

Trivia

  • Comics for The Legend of Korra were initially announced by co-creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino during the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con, but due to delays in the development, a date was not announced until October 2016, which was pushed back again later.[5]
  • The Dark Horse Comics panel during the 2016 New York Comic Con offered the first concept art for the comics featuring Korra and Asami in the Spirit World.[6]

References

  1. Holub, Christian (October 4, 2016). First The Legend of Korra graphic novel coming in June 2017. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on October 4, 2016.
  2. The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire Penguin Random House. Retrieved on September 30, 2018.
  3. Amazing story for all ages (December 19, 2017). Retrieved on December 21, 2017.
  4. FCBD 2018 LEGEND OF KORRA & NINTENDO ARMS (December 19, 2017). Retrieved on December 21, 2017.
  5. Turf Wars Part One delayed. Dark Horse Comics on Twitter (March 17, 2017).
  6. Korra and Asami in the Spirit World. Owldee on Tumblr (October 8, 2016). Retrieved on October 11, 2016.

See also