When a boy found frozen in a block of ice is thawed, the world learns he’s the Avatar they’ve been waiting for, and his destiny takes a dizzying turn.
An accident results in Aang’s expulsion from the Southern Water Tribe, and the villagers soon find themselves beset by sinister Prince Zuko.
Aang returns to his childhood temple, hoping to find evidence that his people still thrive in the region, but he makes a shocking discovery.
Aang, Sokka and Katara go to the island of Kyoshi, where they receive a chilly reception. After Aang proves he’s the Avatar, he becomes a celebrity.
Sokka and Katara must again indulge Aang when he drags them to the Earth Kingdom city of Omashu, another favorite haunting ground of his youth.
Aang and the others find an Earth Kingdom mining town under the thumb of the Fire Nation, and Katara feels guilty when her actions lead to an arrest.
Aang takes on the task of defending a town from an interdimensional monster, but his untested skills and uncertainty could prove the town’s undoing.
During the winter solstice, Aang must travel into the Fire Nation — which wants to capture him — to communicate with his predecessor, Avatar Roku.
While teaching Aang about waterbending, Katara realizes her skills are inadequate. Luckily, she comes across a waterbending scroll at a boutique.
A band of rebel guerillas with a charming, roguish leader rescues Aang, Sokka and Katara as they’re fleeing the Fire Nation’s minions.
Arriving at a giant gorge, Aang and his friends encounter two feuding refugee groups fighting over the right to cross the abyss.
When Aang, Katara and Sokka find themselves broke, Katara urges Sokka to take a fishing job. But the plan goes awry when the angler recognizes Aang.
With Sokka and Katara still ailing from the effects of the storm, Aang must find some frozen frogs to cure his cohorts.
Aang, Sokka and Katara come across a village that’s dependent on its resident fortune-teller, who has reliably predicted its future for generations.
Aang acts childish during a reunion between Sokka, Katara and a longtime friend. Fearing that Sokka and Katara will desert him, Aang betrays them.
Aang and the others slip into a Fire Nation town so he can observe firebending firsthand. But their plans go quickly wrong, and they must seek refuge.
On their continuing journey north, Aang and the others hear rumors about a surviving band of airbenders, requiring a visit to the Northern Air Temple.
After going to the home of the Northern Water Tribe, Aang and Katara search for a waterbending master, and Sokka becomes smitten with a princess.
After hunting his prey halfway around the world, Adm. Zhao zeroes in on Aang’s location and prepares to lay siege to the entire Northern Water Tribe.
As Adm. Zhao’s army continues its assault on the beleaguered Northern Water Tribe, Sokka, Katara and Yue try to retrieve Aang from the spirit world.
The Last Airbender – Dark Horse Reveals
14 years after Avatar: The Last Airbender ended its run on Nickelodeon, it seems fans have more options than ever when it comes to collectibles. Dark Horse is kicking off a new line of Avatar statues, beginning with two of the most popular characters from the animated series.
Dark Horse will release two Avatar: The Last Airbender statues in October 2022. Both are cast in PVC and targeted at the more affordable side of the market. First, take a look at the Prince Zuko statue:
Dark Horse’s press release reads, “As a young prince of the Fire Nation, Zuko was originally the bitter enemy of Avatar Aang and his friends. After much internal struggle, he realized it was his responsibility to end the Fire Nation’s reign of terror. Now, as a lifelong friend to the Avatar and reigning Fire Lord, he strives to lead his people into a new era of peace.”
Naturally, Zuko will be joined by one of his element-bending rivals, but perhaps not the one you’re expecting. Katara is the other release planned for the first wave:
Dark Horse’s press release reads, “As the last known Waterbender in her war-ravaged Southern Water Tribe, Katara held onto hope in a hopeless world until she discovered the long-lost Avatar. Now, she’s a waterbending master who helped end the Hundred Year War and will always jump into harm’s way to fight injustice.”
The Zuko statue measures 6.5 inches tall, while Katara measures 8 inches tall. Both are priced at $59.99 and are slated for release on October 26, 2022. Both are currently available for preorder through the IGN Store and other online retailers.
In other Avatar news, Netflix announced the live-action adaptation in 2018, when Avatar creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael DiMartino were on board to helm the series. However, the original creators departed the project due to creative differences. Now, Albert Kim is serving as showrunner alongside Dan Lin, Lindsey Liberatore, and Michael Goi. You can check out IGN’s full breakdown of the live-action Avatar cast.