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About Michael Dante DiMartino
Michael Dante DiMartino began his training at the Rhode Island School of Design where he graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Film and Animation Department. His directing credits include the primetime animated series King of the Hill, Family Guy, and Mission Hill. DiMartino wrote, animated, and directed the short animated film Atomic Love which screened at the 2003 Sundance and Los Angeles Film Festivals.
DiMartino is a co-creator of the award winning animated Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender and its sequel, The Legend of Korra. From 2002 to 2014 he served as executive producer and story editor on both series. He continues to consult on the ongoing Dark Horse graphic novels that continue the story of Avatar, and is writing the upcoming Legend of Korra graphic novel.
Rebel Genius is Michael’s first novel and is the first book in a new middle-grade fantasy series.
DiMartino currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.
photo credit: Lisa Wahlander
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Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and drawn by Irene Koh (T.M.N.T., Sensation Comics featuring Wonder Woman, Secret Origins: Batgirl, Afrina and the Glass Coffin) and with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the official continuation of The Legend of Korra!
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* Perfect companion to Legend of Korra!
* The official continuation of Airbender from its creators.
"A fantastic glimpse into the post-series universe... " —Bleeding Cool
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 beloved television series!
King Wu's dreams of peacefully transitioning the Earth Kingdom into a democracy are in danger when Commander Guan throws his political hat in the ring, hoping to subvert the new system from the inside out. But playing fair was never part of his plan; Guan and Dr. Sheng are using terrifying new technology to cement Guan's win! In a desperate attempt to save the Earth Kingdom from falling back into the dark days of conquest and empire, Korra and Kuvira convince an old friend to return and take the former commander on in the polls. But will it be enough?
Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and illustrated by Michelle Wong (Goosebumps: Download and Die), with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the ultimate continuation of the beloved television series!
Yet Zuko's sister Azula is becoming increasingly dangerous; threatening to ruin everything that Zuko; Aang; Katara; and Sokka have struggled to achieve on their search!
* The official continuation of Airbender from its creators; Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko!
Thanks to Commander Guan and Doctor Sheng's brainwashing technology, all hope for a fair election in the Earth Kingdom is lost. Korra works with Toph, Su, and Kuvira to plan a means to rescue not just the brainwashed Mako, Bolin, and Asami, but everyone else caught up in Guan's plan! With the Earth Empire potentially on the rise again, Kuvira pulls another trick from her sleeve . . . but whose side is she truly on?
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* The official continuation of Airbender from its creators, Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko!
* Avatar: The Last Airbender—The Search continues to top the sales charts!
* The perfect companion to The Legend of Korra!
*Never-before-seen artwork from season 4 of Korra!
“Strong characters, compelling storylines, heartfelt humor, gorgeous animation—this show had it all.”—IGN
This handsome hardcover contains hundreds of art pieces created during the development of the show's first season, along with new sketches from the original creative team! Featuring creator commentary from DiMartino and Konietzko and a brand-new foreword by Korra voice actor P.J. Byrne, this is an intimate look inside the creative process that brought a new generation of Avatar heroes to life!