Sunday, February 21, 2016

New "Avatar: The Last Airbender" Graphic Novel Series To Debut In 2016

The legend of Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender continues in 2016, when the latest in Dark Horse Comics' line of in-canon graphic novel series hits stores, reports Comic Book Resources!

The creative team of Gene Yang and Gurihiru reunite on Avatar: The Last Airbender - North and South, an all-new tale crafted in collaboration with Avatar and Legend of Korra co-creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko.

Along with the solicitation copy and cover for the first installment of "North and South," CBR News has exclusively unveiled a first look at the covers for the second and third volumes of the series.

Avatar: The Last Airbender-North and South Part One will debut on Wednesday 28th September 2016. Part Two will arrive on Wednesday 25th January 2017; and Part Three will be released on Wednesday 26th April 2017.

Avatar: The Last Airbender—North and South Part One

Writer: Gene Yang
Artist: Gurihiru
On Sale: 9/28/16

When Aang leaves to aid Zuko with the Kemurikage, Katara and Sokka return to the Southern Water Tribe by themselves. Katara is shocked to find that her beloved village has become a bustling city, with none other than their father, Hakoda, in charge! A Northerner named Malina seems to be behind this change, pushing the North and South to be more unified…but what are her true goals?

Written and drawn by the creative team behind the best-selling The Search, The Rift, and Smoke and Shadow, Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, in collaboration with Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, this is the ultimate continuation of Avatar and the perfect companion to Legend of Korra!

Dark Horse Comics will also be releasing a brand-new Avatar: The Last Airbender comic on Saturday 7th May 2016 as part of Free Comic Book Day.
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Nickelodeon Orders "SpongeBob SquarePants" Season 11

Vincent Waller, the Creative Director on "SpongeBob SquarePants", has announced the Sponge-Tastic news in a series of Tweets on his official Twitter profile page, @VincentWaller72, that Nickelodeon has ordered a 26-episode eleventh season (26x30') of the networks hit original animated series SpongeBob SquarePants!

SpongeBob SquarePants' 11th season renewal comes before the debut of the shows tenth season, slated to premiere later this year.

Vincent also confirmed that SpongeBob SquarePants season 10 will feature 13 episodes (13x30')!

2016 will be a big year for SpongeBob SquarePants - the show will be celebrating its 200th episode, and will be celebrating the opening of Nickelodeon's Broadway-bound The SpongeBob Musical, due to open this Summer!

Nickelodeon is expected to announce the networks eleventh season renewal of SpongeBob SquarePants at Nickelodeon Upfront 2016 on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 In New York City.

Original source: ToonZone Forums member kanc.
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