Legend of Korra: New Dark Horse comic will explore heroine's same-sex romance | EW.com

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New Legend of Korra comic will explore heroine's
same-sex romance

(Dark Horse Comics)

Korrasami fans, rejoice! The hit Nickelodeon show The Legend of Korra is continuing as a new comic series from Dark Horse, the publisher announced in its Comic-Con panel today.

The series comes from Michael Dante DiMartino, who co-created Korra and its predecessor Avatar: The Last Airbender. No other details have been announced yet, but the promo art used by Dark Horse at the panel suggests that the comic will pick up where the show left off.

The art features the show’s female leads Korra and Asami, whose relationship progressed beyond friendship toward the end of the TV series, which concluded in December. Now, fans will get to see what’s next for two of the most awe-inspiring women in animation as the comic series explores their romance.

DiMartino’s fellow co-creator Brian Konietzko, who created the promo art for the comic, posted on his Tumblr that he was working on the comic as well, even though it will be primarily written by DiMartino.

“I’ve been working on the story with Mike, and I’ll be consulting on the art (once we secure an artist/artists),” Konietzko wrote.

This isn’t the first comic based on the Avatar world, which marked its 10th anniversary this February; Dark Horse has previously published three Avatar: The Last Airbender comics that bridge gaps between the two shows, but this Korra series will be the first written by one of the show’s original creators.

The legend continues.

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