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The Last Airbender - The Promise Part 1

By Gene Luen Yang; Michael Dante DiMartino; Brian Konietzko

Dark Horse Comics, Paperback, 9781595828118, 76pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2012

Description
The wait is over Ever since the conclusion of "Avatar: The Last Airbender," its millions of fans have been hungry for more--and it's finally here
This series of digests rejoins Aang and friends for exciting new adventures, beginning with a faceoff against the Fire Nation that threatens to throw the world into another war, testing all of Aang's powers and ingenuity
* The continuation of "Airbender" and the link to its upcoming sequel, "Legend of Korra"
* Written by Gene Luen Yang, author of the National Book Award-nominated "American Born Chinese.


About the Author
Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. He began drawing comic books in the fifth grade, and in 1997 he received a Xeric Grant for his first comic, "Gordon Yamamoto and the King of the Geeks". He has since written and drawn a number of titles, including "Duncan s Kingdom", "The Rosary Comic Book", "Prime Baby" and "Animal Crackers". "American Born Chinese", his first graphic novel from First Second, was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. He also won an Eisner for "The Eternal Smile", a collaboration with Derek Kirk Kim. He is the author of the Secret Coders series (with artist Mike Holmes) and has written for the hit comics Avatar: The Last Airbender and Superman. Yang lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. geneyang.com

Michael Dante DiMartino is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and the co-creator of the award-winning animated Nickelodeon series" Avatar: The Last Airbender" and its sequel, "The Legend of Korra". He lives in Los Angeles with his wife. The Rebel Genius series is his debut prose work. mikedimartinostory.com