The Last Airbender

By Dave Roman; Alison Wilgus; Joon Choi (Illustrator)
(Del Rey, Paperback, 9780345518552, 128pp.)

Publication Date: June 22, 2010

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Waging a devastating war, the Fire Nation destroyed the harmonious balance among the four nations. The Air Nation isNomads are no more, and the Water Tribes and Earth Kingdom are on the verge of collapse. In such dire times, the Avatar, master of the all four elements, is expected to return bring balance to the world. But the Avatar has been missing for a hundred years. When teenagers Katara and Sokka of the Southern Water Tribe rescue a young boy frozen in an iceberg sphere, their lives—and his—are changed forever. The boy is Aang, the long-lost Avatar and long-lost last of the last aAirbenders. Now Katara and Sokka must help Aang master each of the four elements in order to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar and return balance to the world. But their mission is fraught withthey encounter obstacles and  danger at every turn. After a century of conquest, the Fire Nation will not be denied its ultimate infernal triumph. Aang is all that stands in their its way—and they it will stop at nothing to stop himsucceed.




About the Author

Dave Roman is the author of Del Rey's X-Men: Misfits and Agnes Quill. He is a Harvey Award nominee, and an Ignatz Award and Web Cartoonists' Choice award winner.

Co-writer Alison Wilgus is a writer and artist living in Brooklyn, New York. Her professional work in comics and animation includes projects for Cartoon Network, Nick Magazine, Dancing Diablo, and Flickerlab. She is currently working on Chronin, her first graphic novel, with SLG Publishing.

Joon Choi is an illustrator and animator whose work has been featured on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, Nickelodeon, and Gameloft.

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