Well, no wonder it didn’t work, Korra…
God the continuity in this series is outstanding
(Context: in the top gif Korra is unsuccessfully trying to airbend by, as it turns out, using a firebending technique)
Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra Characters
took me a moment to realize that was the Lieutenant. I usually think of him with his mask on.
Technically Sokka isn’t a water bender
Talked to a friend today about what Avatar characters we related to; though I want to be a sublime lady like Asami, the truth is I’m closer to the more abrasive Korra. But really, I aspire to be motherfuckin’ Lin Bei Fonnnggg
sorry i drank some whiskey
Today’s interview with The Legend Of Korra Cast!
They’re all so great!
This was the last in a long line of interviews packed around the panel and signing from 9:00AM to 6:00PM yesterday. We were all pretty out of it by this one. My half-baked rant about shipping made no sense even to me and wasn’t what I even wanted to say but my brain and mouth had ceased all cooperation by that point. Thanks to Janet, David, PJ, and Seychelle for powering through the madness with us all day!
Posters from the signing today! And look, older GAang!
I’m sure this meme is dead by now, but it still cracks me up.
The Legend of Korra has been picked up for an additional 26 episodes, which will be split into Books 3 & 4! Mike and I had been hoping to announce this big news to the crowd at the Korra SDCC panel tomorrow morning, but the network put out a press release yesterday. And as we suspected, people are pretty confused, understandably so. Hopefully people are also excited.
I’m sure I’ll be trying to clear this up in posts for a long time to come, but I’ll lay it all out right now:
–Book 1 = 12 episodes
–Book 2 = 14 episodes
–Book 3 = 13 episodes
–Book 4 = 13 episodes
–TOTAL = 52 episodes
Why are the four books split up into those numbers of episodes, you might ask?
Initially, Nickelodeon picked up Korra as a 12-episode miniseries. Their idea was to do 12-episode arcs that were more standalone than the original Avatar series. Mike and I were cool with this idea, as we had originally wanted the seasons to be 12 episodes long instead of 20, and creatively we liked the idea of doing tighter story arcs.
The original plan was that if Nickelodeon wanted more episodes, they would order them 12 episodes at a time. But while we were in production on Book 1, Nickelodeon decided to change their season lengths from 20 episodes (like Avatar had) to the more standardized international length of 26 episodes. They liked how Book 1 was coming out and decided to round out the order to fit their new 26-episode mold, and we got a 14-episode pick-up, which became Book 2.
Then, the network wanted even more Korra, so they picked up another order of 26 episodes. Mike and I wanted to stick with the shorter “books,” so creatively we are splitting the second order of 26 into Books 3 & 4, 13 episodes each.
What makes this even more confusing is that the network considers each block of 26 episodes a “season,” which is another reason we try to stick to calling these Korra arcs “books.” So for the network’s purposes, Books 1 & 2 are Season 1, and Books 3 & 4 are Season 2.
When will Books 2, 3, and 4 come out?
What will happen after Book 4?
Mike and I plan to wrap up the Korra storyline at that point with the close of Book 4. Then I plan to crawl into a dark cave and go into hibernation. And hopefully see my wife more often.
I hope that clears it up. SEE YOU IN SAN DIEGO! If you can’t make the panel and Nick booth signing tomorrow, we’ll be signing at the Dark Horse booth on Saturday, I *think* at 2:30 (but I’m not sure). If you are going to SDCC, please be safe! You probably already heard, but tragically a convention attendee died in an accident on Tuesday morning. Take care.