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Following the successful live table read from The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part One in April by voice actors Janet Varney and Seychelle Gabriel, Dark Horse is excited to welcome the actors back for a second live reading from the comics!

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, starting at 2 pm PT, Varney (Korra) and Gabriel (Asami) will be joined by P.J. Byrne (Bolin), David Faustino (Makko), and Mindy Sterling (Lin Beifong), fellow cast members of Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra animated series. This live reading from The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars: Part One will pick up where the previous reading left off, covering the next several chapters of the graphic novel, and will be broadcast on Dark Horse’s Twitch channel: twitch.tv/darkhorsecomics.

Fans are invited to ask questions about The Legend of Korra in the live stream chat. Following the live reading, a moderated Q&A session will take place with the actors.

A free digital excerpt from The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part One will be made available on Dark Horse Digital, beginning at 12 am Pacific on May 26, 2020, so that fans can follow along during the live reading.

During the stream, Dark Horse will give away a copy of The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Library Edition to one lucky viewer. Participants must enter during the live broadcast in the stream chat (instructions will be given during the broadcast). One entry per person/Twitch account. Full rules and disclaimer below.

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

Legend of KorraDark 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.

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