Hard Copy: The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Live Reading Featuring the Show’s Voice Actors

Following the excitement of the release of Nickelodeon’s hit animated series The Legend of Korra on Netflix snd CBS All Access, Dark Horse is excited to announce another live reading event featuring Janet Varney (Korra) and Seychelle Gabriel (Asami), P.J. Byrne (Bolin), David Faustino (Mako), and Mindy Sterling (Lin Beifong), the cast members of The Legend of Korra, on Dark Horse’s Twitch channel, twitch.tv/darkhorsecomics, Wednesday, September 2, at 2:00 p.m. Pacific.


The cast members will conduct a live reading of an excerpt from The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part One, picking up where the last live-reading left off!

During the live stream, fans are invited to ask questions about The Legend of Korra. Following the reading, the actors will take part in a moderated Q&A session.

A free digital excerpt of The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part One on Dark Horse is available now, so that fans can follow along during the live reading.


During the stream, Dark Horse will give away one prize, to include one copy each of: The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Library Edition and The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire Parts 1-3. Participants must enter the giveaway during the live stream in the stream chat (instructions will be given during the broadcast). One entry per person/Twitch account.


About The Legend of Korra and Avatar: The Last Airbender Graphic Novels:

Dark Horse’s award-winning Avatar: The Last Airbender program has seen multiple number-one New York Times bestsellers and continues to grow. The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire Parts 1-3 is the latest series in an ongoing partnership between Nickelodeon and Dark Horse to bring fans the very best in graphic novels.

The book featured in the live reading is the first of Dark Horse’s Korra graphic novels, The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part One, published in summer 2017.


This three-part graphic novel series is written by Nickelodeon TV series co-creator and executive producer Michael Dante DiMartino, drawn by Irene Koh, with covers by Heather Campbell, and consultation by TV series co-creator and executive producer Bryan Konietzko. 

Turf Wars begins with Korra and Asami leaving the spirit world and returning to Republic City only to find political hijinks and human vs. spirit conflict, as a pompous developer plans to turn the new spirit portal into an amusement park, potentially severing an already tumultuous connection with the spirits. In order to get through it all, Korra and Asami vow to look out for each other—but first, they’ve got to get better at being a team.

The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars serves as the official continuation of Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra television series, and all volumes are available now through comic shops, book retailers and Dark Horse Digital.


About Dark Horse Comics

Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics is an excellent example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and transform a company with humble beginnings into an industry giant. Under a new partnership with Vanguard Visionary Associates, Dark Horse is positioned to further expand its reach globally with publishing, products, and filmed entertainment. Over the years, Dark Horse has published the work of creative legends such as Yoshitaka Amano, Margaret Atwood, Paul Chadwick, Geof Darrow, Will Eisner, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Faith Erin Hicks, Kazuo Koike, Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire, Mike Mignola, Frank Miller, Moebius, Chuck Palahniuk, Wendy Pini, and Gerard Way. In addition, Dark Horse has a long tradition of establishing exciting new creative talent throughout all of its divisions. The company has also set the industry standard for quality licensed comics, graphic novels, collectibles, and art books, including Aliens, Stranger Things, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, Predator, Minecraft, The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Dragon Age, James Cameron’s Avatar, Game of Thrones, Mass Effect, StarCraft, The Witcher, and Halo. Today, Dark Horse Comics is one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.


About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC).

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