The Legend of Korra (The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars #2)
Recovering from the fight and furious for revenge, Triple Threats member Tokuga solidifies his ties with the duplicitous Wonyong. Meanwhile, when Republic City’s housing crisis reaches its peak, Zhu Li sets her sights on the biggest public figure in the city—President Raiko—in a bid for the presidency! With her friend’s success, the future of the spirit portal, and the wellbeing of Republic City’s citizens at stake, can Korra remain neutral and fulfill her duties as the Avatar?Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and drawn by Irene Koh (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Afrina and the Glass Coffin), with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the official continuation of The Legend of Korra!

The Legend of Korra (The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars #2) Details

TitleThe Legend of Korra (The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars #2)
Author
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseJan 17th, 2018
PublisherDark Horse Comics
ISBN-139781506700403
Rating
GenreSequential Art, Comics, Graphic Novels, Fantasy, LGBT, Young Adult

The Legend of Korra (The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars #2) Review

  • ✨ jamieson ✨
    January 1, 1970
    deserved five star just for this momentI definitely liked this edition more than the first one. The pacing, plot and characters were great. These graphic novels capture the aesthetic and drama of the TV show so well. I love that the creators thought about how they could write these so that they read like the show watches (if that makes sense). This had great pacing, weaving together many stories and plots whilst maintaining funny and interesting character interactions and growth that didn't take deserved five star just for this momentI definitely liked this edition more than the first one. The pacing, plot and characters were great. These graphic novels capture the aesthetic and drama of the TV show so well. I love that the creators thought about how they could write these so that they read like the show watches (if that makes sense). This had great pacing, weaving together many stories and plots whilst maintaining funny and interesting character interactions and growth that didn't take away from the plot. Republic City is such a rich world to mine plots from and I really like what they're doing with this. It's a fresh and interesting continuation of the story whilst also keeping some of the original themes and complications from the show - like urbanisation, gang violence and political corruption. These themes are really interesting in this series since they're not so big in the original A;TLAKorra and Asami ARE MY EVERYTHING. I also am loving Bolin and Mako working together in this. We're hoping my kids Kai and Jinora get more action though because I love them.
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  • Katie.dorny
    January 1, 1970
    Kick ass action and more Bolin as well as more cute f/f love and relationships!! Highly recommend to brighten up your day :)
  • Nicole Duchannes
    January 1, 1970
    ZHU LI FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UR 2018
  • Manisha
    January 1, 1970
    Yes, I'm biased, but that doesn't change the fact that this was a great installment to the series. Usually, the middle comic is where the story drops as it is setting up the third and final installment of the trilogy, but that's not the case here. Corrupt politicians, Indian and Muslim representations, romance trouble, supportive friendships and relationships, humour, action, plot twists and intrigue...What more could I have wanted from this world I love so much?Okay, I admit it. I miss Naga and Yes, I'm biased, but that doesn't change the fact that this was a great installment to the series. Usually, the middle comic is where the story drops as it is setting up the third and final installment of the trilogy, but that's not the case here. Corrupt politicians, Indian and Muslim representations, romance trouble, supportive friendships and relationships, humour, action, plot twists and intrigue...What more could I have wanted from this world I love so much?Okay, I admit it. I miss Naga and Pabu.
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  • Alexandra Elend Wolf
    January 1, 1970
    "Zhu Li, you are the most tenacious, brilliant, inspiring woman I know! The people love you! If you really want this, Raiko doesn't stand a chance." Whoever tells me Varrick isn't great has not read this. I love all the female power that we get on this series! Zhu Li wanting to run for president is the most inspiring and wonderful thing. I feel so proud of her. On other news, things are getting heated with Korra and her opponents and their latest move is bold and I'm kinda in love with it. "Zhu Li, you are the most tenacious, brilliant, inspiring woman I know! The people love you! If you really want this, Raiko doesn't stand a chance." Whoever tells me Varrick isn't great has not read this. I love all the female power that we get on this series! Zhu Li wanting to run for president is the most inspiring and wonderful thing. I feel so proud of her. On other news, things are getting heated with Korra and her opponents and their latest move is bold and I'm kinda in love with it. I just know Korra will explode in the next issue. Obviously, I know things are gonna work out for the best and things are gonna end up being solved and all that. Still, I love a good fight and as for now it appears we're gonna have a really good one on our hands. What with all the spirits debacle and all the other things piling up. Oh well. Here I go!______________________ Wow! RTC. ______________________Am I obsessed with this? Maybe.I need to read more and see more of this story. It's a physical need right now. Really.Seeing more people react to Korrasami will be fun too. Especially Mako. That's gonna be fun. Anyway, I don't have much to say more than, I'm excited.
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  • The Dyslexic Bookworm
    January 1, 1970
    I NEED PART THREE NOW! THIS WAS SO GOOD!!! *sobs in the corner*
  • Alexis
    January 1, 1970
    In this second volume of Turf Wars we pick up right after Korra faces off against Tokuga who is Republic City's latest bad guy and is hell bent on taking over the city and getting revenge on her. As I already assumed this book is packed with a lot more action than the first one. We also get to see Korra and Asami trying to find a balance between their new relationship and their roles as leaders in their respective fields, which isn't easy since chaos and threats seems to surround them in every In this second volume of Turf Wars we pick up right after Korra faces off against Tokuga who is Republic City's latest bad guy and is hell bent on taking over the city and getting revenge on her. As I already assumed this book is packed with a lot more action than the first one. We also get to see Korra and Asami trying to find a balance between their new relationship and their roles as leaders in their respective fields, which isn't easy since chaos and threats seems to surround them in every direction. Luckily team Avatar is there to help. Overall rating for this book is a 3,5*
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  • emma
    January 1, 1970
    4.5 stars. This was much more action and plot-centered than Part 1, but just as much fun! Reading these graphic novels really does feel like watching an episode of the show, and I loved how this installment took a little more time to develop the politics of Republic City. It made me especially happy to see much more of Zhu Li!I can't wait for Part 3 in June!!!
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  • Danika at The Lesbrary
    January 1, 1970
    This definitely feels like the middle book of a trilogy (which it is). I looooved part one, but this just feels like a bridge between the first and third books. (Also part one was very Korrasami focused, so of course I liked that more.) I'm looking forward to the conclusion, though!
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  • Natasha
    January 1, 1970
    SapphicAThon: Book where the romance isn't the focus
  • Aleksandra
    January 1, 1970
    So good! The comic is a gift that keeps on giving! I love seeing Korra and the squad!The illustrations are lovely and the plot is going strong, I love wars for powers, both between the gangs and for the presidency. I'm seeing a lot of ideas relevant to our modern society and I'm living for it!The characters are amazing as always. I love seeing Korra and Asami in their day-to-day interactions, Bolin and Mako are being kickass cops. Special shoutout goes to Zhu Li, who is brilliant and I love her. So good! The comic is a gift that keeps on giving! I love seeing Korra and the squad!The illustrations are lovely and the plot is going strong, I love wars for powers, both between the gangs and for the presidency. I'm seeing a lot of ideas relevant to our modern society and I'm living for it!The characters are amazing as always. I love seeing Korra and Asami in their day-to-day interactions, Bolin and Mako are being kickass cops. Special shoutout goes to Zhu Li, who is brilliant and I love her. Zhu Li and Varrick are so cute, I love them.The Legend of Korra Turf Wars Part Two is strong exciting continuation of the story about our favorite characters. I can't wait to read Part Three!
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  • Avery TheLibrariansDaughter
    January 1, 1970
    This had everything I have ever wanted.Korrasami being cute.Zhurrick being the literal definition of married.One frame of Kainora which is not much tbh but it's more than we've gotten in years so we'll take what we can get.
  • Shan( Shans_Shelves) 💜
    January 1, 1970
    I loved this volume. Seeing all the characters and their lives after the tv show really makes this something special. Of course, my favorite scenes were the scenes featuring my blessed OTP. Korra and Asami really make a kick ass couple! The plot thickens in this issue and honestly with that ending, I’m super curious to see how it all wraps up in volume 3.Overall, another brilliant volume. Zu li for President!!!!
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  • Devann
    January 1, 1970
    I mean I still love the world and the characters and KORRASAMI [and how awkward Mako is lmao] but overall there was just something missing from this volume and I didn't enjoy it as much as the first one. I think part of it was the art style which I thought looked vaguely hurried and unfinished, and also that the plot to me was suffering from 'middle book syndrome' where it just seems like it's kind of a bridge to get from the beginning to the end. But it's still a fun series and I'm looking I mean I still love the world and the characters and KORRASAMI [and how awkward Mako is lmao] but overall there was just something missing from this volume and I didn't enjoy it as much as the first one. I think part of it was the art style which I thought looked vaguely hurried and unfinished, and also that the plot to me was suffering from 'middle book syndrome' where it just seems like it's kind of a bridge to get from the beginning to the end. But it's still a fun series and I'm looking forward to the next installment!
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  • Ashley
    January 1, 1970
    I didn't enjoy this one as much as the first, but I think that's on me this time. The art is still the same beautiful quality, the writing is still true to the characters, the worldbuilding is still impeccable. It's just, this volume happens to feature two things that I personally really dislike in stories. And on top of that there's a cliffhanger! Number one thing that I don't enjoy in stories almost 100% of the time: stories about gangs and organized crime. I just, I just hate it. I don't know I didn't enjoy this one as much as the first, but I think that's on me this time. The art is still the same beautiful quality, the writing is still true to the characters, the worldbuilding is still impeccable. It's just, this volume happens to feature two things that I personally really dislike in stories. And on top of that there's a cliffhanger! Number one thing that I don't enjoy in stories almost 100% of the time: stories about gangs and organized crime. I just, I just hate it. I don't know why. I find those stories dull and hateful. I become resentful when a TV show I like does a story that features story arcs about it. If you can get me to enthusiastically like a story about organized crime you have worked a miracle. And what does this volume center on? Organized crime in Republic City. Sigh.Second thing: Stories about when the people turn on the heroes who are protecting them. I get that this is a thing that would be likely to happen, say, if we were to live in a world where people had magical powers, because people are fickle and stupid. But I still don't like it. And what do we have here? Another instance of Korra doing her best, and the people being angry at her for it. I didn't mind it in season three when the spirit jungle invaded Republic City because everything else that was going on either distracted or enhanced that storyline. But here, I dislike reading about the main storyline, and then Korra's arc is to yet again have the people turn on her. I just didn't find it a very fun reading experience.Hoping that #3 features way less of things I personally dislike so I can go back to writing fluffy reviews about how pretty Asami is and how Zhu Li is a badass, and so on. And like, Meeko saves people with fartbending or whatever.[3.5 stars]Read Harder Challenge 2018: A comic that isn't published by Marvel, DC, or Image.
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  • Jasmine
    January 1, 1970
    Everything's on fire, everything's terrible, and this isn't a situation we can punch better. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
  • milou ☕️
    January 1, 1970
    How can I only ever rate other than 5 stars for this? I am honestly screaming so hard right now that I'm surprised my upstairs neighbors haven't contacted the police or something. I've been more than excited ever since it was announced that a comic about Legend of Korra was in the making. I wanted more of this incredible world and its character especially since the show ended just when Korra and Asami their relationship had begun. The first comic focused a lot on Korra and Asami talking openly How can I only ever rate other than 5 stars for this? I am honestly screaming so hard right now that I'm surprised my upstairs neighbors haven't contacted the police or something. I've been more than excited ever since it was announced that a comic about Legend of Korra was in the making. I wanted more of this incredible world and its character especially since the show ended just when Korra and Asami their relationship had begun. The first comic focused a lot on Korra and Asami talking openly about their relationship to each other and telling others about it who've all been nothing but accepting. In this one they delve into further into that as they realize how much they truly care about each other. I just have to say that Korra and Asami have such a healthy relationship. I mean sure they argue with each other,,, ,,, but they learn from it. I'm not going to talk too much about the plot of the story because I don't want to spoil anything. Only that this comic was a lot more action packed that it predecessor. Whereas the first one felt like a holiday in the spirit world, this one deals with a lot more heavier topics. Being the middle comic book in a trilogy it ended once again with a sort of cliff hanger. I truly have no idea how long I need to wait until the release of the final comic. A part of me doesn't want it to be released because then it would be officially over, but I have to know how this storyline progresses. Once again all the stars for Michael Dante Dimartino for writing this story and for Irene Koh for drawing this beautiful comic and bring the story alive. I cannot praise them enough for everything that they've done.
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  • Jhosy
    January 1, 1970
    Okay ... This part is even better than the first ... How is this possible !?Tensions are still high in Republic City. Raiko is only concerned about his election campaign and people are anxious for security. He makes the decision to surround the spiritual portal with an army, Korra and the airbenders are against it, but they can't get the president back down on his decision.Korra, Asami and Tenzin propose that Zhuli be compete for the presidency of the republic city and she promises to think Okay ... This part is even better than the first ... How is this possible !?Tensions are still high in Republic City. Raiko is only concerned about his election campaign and people are anxious for security. He makes the decision to surround the spiritual portal with an army, Korra and the airbenders are against it, but they can't get the president back down on his decision.Korra, Asami and Tenzin propose that Zhuli be compete for the presidency of the republic city and she promises to think about the case. Meanwhile, Asami works on the plan of building new housings, yet one of the city's criminal factions threatens her and asks for a tip not to attack her. Asami refuses and they promise to return.When Asami says this to Korra, she becomes furious and tries to threaten the gang, however Asami calm her by saying that she doesn't want Korra to protect her.Korra incorrectly understands this. It's interesting to see her so protective of Asami. It makes me wonder: is Korra being so protective because Asami has no powers or does she have stronger feelings for Asami than she had for Mako?In the volume, Korra says she has never felt anything as intense about someone as she feels about Asami, so perhaps this protective side is because of her feelings and not just because Asami is a non-bender.Can not wait to read the next volume!
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  • Artemis
    January 1, 1970
    'Turf Wars Part Two' is very middle-book, with everything moving towards the conclusion in the next book, reaching no resolution on its own. There is less time for character development, and like the previous volume it is too short! The subplots are many as to make me wonder how each of them will possibly reach a real conclusion later on in such a mini-miniseries. There is less Korrasami as well, as this comic volume is mainly plot-driven (slowly-paced as it appears to be), but they do have a 'Turf Wars Part Two' is very middle-book, with everything moving towards the conclusion in the next book, reaching no resolution on its own. There is less time for character development, and like the previous volume it is too short! The subplots are many as to make me wonder how each of them will possibly reach a real conclusion later on in such a mini-miniseries. There is less Korrasami as well, as this comic volume is mainly plot-driven (slowly-paced as it appears to be), but they do have a couple of nice scenes together. Hopefully it all leads up to something spectacular and mind-blowing in the finale, satisfying the needs of exciting, well-planned and well-thought out storytelling, and the needs of the passionate, progressive fanbase. (The kidnapping plot at the end is cliche and predictable; a device that's a little lazy).That being said, 'The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part Two' contains a lot to like about it. The Mako and Bolin scenes are funny and well-written - I think Bolin is receiving the most character development here. We see the devastating impact that both the industrialism and the turf wars are having on the spirit world, we learn more about how the turfs and gangs work, Lin Beifong is given more to do (albeit in her usual, impulsive, semi-competent style for a police chief) and so is Tenzin (at the expense of Kya, sadly), Zhu Li, now running for president of Republic City, is adorable and so is her oddball relationship with Varrick, and the artwork is as fantastic as ever. You can really see the tension on the character's faces, and their emotional state from their body language, and even their hair. And same-sex relationships are still treated as normal. Bravo once again for a children's comic. Though the coming-out issues that were brilliantly, tenderly written in the previous volume, have become non-issues, at least for now, in the wake of everything else being jammed in.I eagerly await 'Part Three'. How will it handle so much going on and with so many players? Whatever you think of 'Part Two', it will make you want to see what happens next immediately.Final Score: 3.5/5
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  • TJ
    January 1, 1970
    This is so good! It really reads like an episode of the show. Also, Korrasami. 5/5 Stars. This is so good! It really reads like an episode of the show. Also, Korrasami. 😎❤️🏳️‍🌈 5/5 Stars.
  • Emleigh
    January 1, 1970
    I don't know what to say except that I love all these characters so much (especially Lin Beifong) and I'm near tears at how happy I am to get more of them. The art is gorgeous, and the story is exciting and engaging, and Lin Beifong is a total badass. Also, hooray for my favorite bisexuals!
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  • Zach
    January 1, 1970
    I have been left SHOOK again!
  • Claire G
    January 1, 1970
    GAH! Too long til part three!!!!
  • Connie
    January 1, 1970
    asami and korra could punch me in the face and literally all i would be able to do is thank themalso poor zhu li :( she hasn't taken a breath since she met varrick and now she's out here running for president give the woman a BREAK
  • Courtney
    January 1, 1970
    So good. Zhu Li for president of the UR .Here is my Official review.Turf Wars Part 2 Review (1/31/18)Challenges: graphic novel/ comic; read a book in a dayThe comic takes place right after the last comic. Korra is with Tenzin and the other airbenders. To help with the spirit portal crisis. They enter the spirit world which is now a barren wasteland. Korra comes to realize that the spirits destroyed their home to keep humans out. Then the spirit plants start attacking the group. General Iroh 2 is So good. Zhu Li for president of the UR .Here is my Official review.Turf Wars Part 2 Review (1/31/18)Challenges: graphic novel/ comic; read a book in a dayThe comic takes place right after the last comic. Korra is with Tenzin and the other airbenders. To help with the spirit portal crisis. They enter the spirit world which is now a barren wasteland. Korra comes to realize that the spirits destroyed their home to keep humans out. Then the spirit plants start attacking the group. General Iroh 2 is at the spirit portal and sectioned off since it is on lockdown on President Raiko’s orders. Surrounded by the United forces. She tells him to have his troops fall back since this is a spiritual matter. So Iroh suggests Korra must talk to the president about it since his hands are tied. A scene cuts to Bolin and Mako talking to chief Lin. We find out that Bolin wrote a report about what happened. Lin then finds out about Korra and Asami’s relationship from the report. But she has one critic that his handwriting is “possum-chicken scratch.” She yells at him that next time have a report that she can read. I laughed so hard at this. But it comes out that they have a lead on who has been behind the recent Republic City crimes. But one catch he is “a powerful and well-connected land developer, which makes him difficult to get to.” They then visit 12 toed Ping for help to the lead. Cut scene to Asami and Zhu Li building the apartments. We see President Raiko is off to the side talking up the citizens so he can get re-elected. He then goes over to Asami and Zhu Li to suck up to them. Then Korra shows up. She asks him to remove the forces because it will only make the spirits angrier. This is a spiritual matter that she and the airbenders can resolve. He then blames her for creating the portal. She tells him that is how she saved Republic City. Then he calls her a bad avatar since she went on vacation while he was busy helping the citizens be relocated after the battle. Asami comes to Korra’s aide calling him a coward. Raiko then leaves the worksite. With him gone Asami suggests that Tenzin should run in the next election against Raiko, since they need a new one. Also he would win in a landslide because of his experience and also he is Avatar Aang’s son. But he declines saying he wants to focus on leading the newly formed airnation. But he does suggest that Zhu Li should go for office, because she is loved by the people. Also not to mention she had to deal with Varricks crazy request so running the United Republic would be a cake walk. But she says she will have to think about it. (We later find out that she wants Varrick’s opinion first.)Korra and Asami have a private moment. She tells Asami about the current state of the spirit world. She is then about to tell Asami that she loves her. But she then runs off to let Asami resume her work. Bolin says Mako has been really cranky lately. Bolin says it’s because his two ex-girlfriends are together. He says no, he is happy they are together. The creepy crystal triad comes to threaten Asami. But looking to strike a deal but Asami reclines. Another cut scene to the task force going to a triad hideout where Tokuga is hiding out and fighting people. They quickly flee and leave an inferno for our police forces. Lin says that he one step ahead of them. Korra visits Asami again the next morning (Asami now has high security detail, not letting Korra in until Asami gives the okay.) and then Asami reveals to her what had happened to her. Korra freaks out and wants to protect Asami. Asami assures Korra she can handle herself. So she invites Korra on a date for dinner and then a turtle duck boat ride. Korra is in love with the idea and she will see her later. Zhu Li asks Varrick what does he think if she ran for president? He says it’s a wonderful idea and that they should celebrate. Korra is stood up by Asami, but Korra goes and calls Mako saying it is never like Asami to not show up for a date and she is worried. Bolin, and Mako meet Korra at the Sato worksite. Which is now trashed . They then go to the creepy crystal hideout. Trying to find the abducted Asami. Long story she is not there. While this is happening Tokuga has ambushed the police task force. Lin quickly radios Mako saying get here quick. The three come to Lins rescue. Only to have Korra and Tokuga battle it out. But he tells her she should let him go or Asami will die. Korra was in the avatar state while this was happening. She stands down and he then flees yelling “It’s now time to claim our turf.”Then the comic ends and now I have til June 2018 until this wonderful comic series concludes.
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  • Brandon
    January 1, 1970
    General discussion review: what I personally thought of Turf Wars part twoI very much enjoyed part two of Turf Wars.STORY- I felt that overall the story was a good middle ground and was where it needed to be, yet without any parts that stand out to me as a drag or slow down point; it stayed pretty constant and held my interest the whole way.As always, suuuper excited about the Korrasami relationship and to see where that goes. Seeing how they slowly handle problems over the past two comics now General discussion review: what I personally thought of Turf Wars part twoI very much enjoyed part two of Turf Wars.STORY- I felt that overall the story was a good middle ground and was where it needed to be, yet without any parts that stand out to me as a drag or slow down point; it stayed pretty constant and held my interest the whole way.As always, suuuper excited about the Korrasami relationship and to see where that goes. Seeing how they slowly handle problems over the past two comics now and how they in turn handle each other as very strong, independent (and sometimes pigheaded) people, is somewhat of a breath of fresh air, because the personality between the two really seems to balance very well, and very unpredictable in a way, just based off of what we know from the characters actions from the show. Bolin and Mako cop team is a fun route to explore over time as well. Maybe a softer side to Mako and a more stern side of Bolin will play with the story later on?Triple threats being back with a new leader was kind of lack-luster at first for me, but I feel as though they really are trying to shape up Tokuga to be more than your average gang boss, especially now that he's part spirit. And now that he's taking control and trying to overrun the city, it's actually grabbed me and pulled me right back into that after reading part two. Not much of a very large role for Tenzin or the other air benders/nomads, but it's good to see him overall in the mix and trying to help get the military out, and still putting his effort for the air nation as his top priority.The political aspect of this volume: the whole show, for being animated and on Nickelodeon nonetheless, always had a patiala political air about it. Sometimes it fluctuates with the amount of spiritual aspect of the show, and I feel like that translates well to these comics too! I love all of the spiritual aspect of these shows/comics, but I do enjoy some of the political side too. Having a new presidential campaign happening (or soon to be happening) is cool because it seems very current and relevant. Living in a very politically charged time, Korra for me is a great way to escape it for a while, see from different angles or learn overall, or even just open a door to a new realm of possibilities. Overall the politics, crime syndicates, spirituality, morality, everything about this series is great. It's well done, well written and great for Korra fans that want more of this rad series.ART- Let me start by saying I really enjoy the art style of the Legend of Korra comics. The artists do a brilliant job of taking what the show brought to the table, and giving it just as much care and depth as the show ever had.It does look different from the show though, or even from the Avatar comics. Which isn't bad! I love the art style for Korra. Overall it's gotten a very free sketch, watercolor look. The lines aren't all clean cut, and sometimes characters can look slightly different from how they'd look if it directly mimicked the show or other comics art style. Having it how it is is like a fresh start for the comics and almost delivers a very close and personal extension to the overall narrative. (That overall feeling is definitely felt from coloring and "mood lighting" different scenes, like intensity for action sequences, or how panels were lined up for Korra and Asami. The overall art plays a huuuuge part of playing into the mirroring of the story and matching moods very well.)Also, plenty of panels that would make really sweet posters. Love how they set up different shots.Thanks for reading!
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  • AJ
    January 1, 1970
    I actually liked this one even better than the last. It was funny, well-paced, intriguing... it also set up a lot of things for the next part. AND THAT CLIFFHANGER AT THE END I'M SO MAD.Also the Korrasami <3 <3 <3 I love their dynamic SO MUCH.I also love Bolin so much - he's so pure. And Mako has never been my favourite character... for the first season of the show he was actually a character I vehemently detested with every fibre of my being, but his dynamic with Bolin is so great and I actually liked this one even better than the last. It was funny, well-paced, intriguing... it also set up a lot of things for the next part. AND THAT CLIFFHANGER AT THE END I'M SO MAD.Also the Korrasami <3 <3 <3 I love their dynamic SO MUCH.I also love Bolin so much - he's so pure. And Mako has never been my favourite character... for the first season of the show he was actually a character I vehemently detested with every fibre of my being, but his dynamic with Bolin is so great and well-written!The art was also wonderful, obviously. Irene Koh has been doing such a fantastic job!
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  • Alice
    January 1, 1970
    After Part One gets us nicely settled in Republic City with all our favorite characters and forges a new villain, Part Two takes us back to the vibe that kept the cartoon going.Every time Bolin shows up on a page I know he's going to crack me up (SERIOUSLY, EVERY SINGLE LINE IS GOLDEN!!) and Mako is as uncomfortable as possible with his mind still wrapping around the new couple. There is a lot more action as the plot thickens.The female power is overwhelming, I adore it, between Korra's fierce After Part One gets us nicely settled in Republic City with all our favorite characters and forges a new villain, Part Two takes us back to the vibe that kept the cartoon going.Every time Bolin shows up on a page I know he's going to crack me up (SERIOUSLY, EVERY SINGLE LINE IS GOLDEN!!) and Mako is as uncomfortable as possible with his mind still wrapping around the new couple. There is a lot more action as the plot thickens.The female power is overwhelming, I adore it, between Korra's fierce passion, Asami's intellect and Zhu Li's inspiring ambition I am certain my eyes were shaped as hearts when I finished this volume.I am so happy I am back on track.
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  • Alan
    January 1, 1970
    I liked the television show much more than I thought I would (I didn't like Avatar all that much), and so far the continuation of the series in comic form remains of high quality.The selling point, for someone like me, is the characterization at this point. Sure, I'm a little jaded and expect that our heroes will triumph in the end (and perhaps realize that winning isn't always what it is cracked up to be).The relationship between Korra and Asami is well handled. The cynic in me also remembers I liked the television show much more than I thought I would (I didn't like Avatar all that much), and so far the continuation of the series in comic form remains of high quality.The selling point, for someone like me, is the characterization at this point. Sure, I'm a little jaded and expect that our heroes will triumph in the end (and perhaps realize that winning isn't always what it is cracked up to be).The relationship between Korra and Asami is well handled. The cynic in me also remembers that Korra's success at relationships is pretty much near zero because of a cross of her temper and over protectiveness of her of her partner at the time (and it comes up here).Many of the supporting characters from the television show appear. The ongoing story of gang wars, corruption and the spirits is well paced.
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  • Lydia
    January 1, 1970
    WOW that was s t r e s s f u l. Much more plot-heavy and exciting than the first volume. One of my favourite aspects is seeing how vastly the artist, Irene Koh, has improved with her line work. It's so much cleaner and smoother and there's much more space for detail. I'm so proud of her.How am I supposed to wait till June for this to resolve I can't actually breathe. THIS IS SO HIGH-STAKES.
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