Author(s): Michael Dante DiMartino; Bryan Konietzko
Written by a best-selling graphic novel team and in collaboration with the show's creators, Smoke and Shadow is the perfect companion series to Airbender. Written 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; also available).
Gene Luen Yang began making comic books in the fifth grade. He has since written and drawn a number of titles. His 2006 book, "American Born Chinese," was the first graphic novel to be nominated for a National Book Award and the first to win the American Library Association's Michael L. Printz Award. It also won an Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album - New. His 2013 two-volume graphic novel, "Boxers & Saints," was nominated for both the National Book Award and the LA Times Book Award. Gene currently writes the graphic novel continuation of the popular Nickelodeon cartoon, "Avatar: The Last Airbender.""The Shadow Hero," his comic book series with Sonny Liew, revived the Green Turtle, an obscure 1940s character who is arguably the first Asian American superhero. "The Shadow Hero" is now available as individual digital issues via Amazon Kindle. The author lives in San Jose, CA..