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The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars

(The Legend of Korra Comics #1)

4.32  ·  Rating details ·  2,110 ratings  ·  221 reviews
Written by series co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino and drawn by Irene Koh (Secret Origins: Batgirl, Afrina and the Glass Coffin) and with consultation by Bryan Konietzko, this is the official continuation of The Legend of Korra! Collects The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Parts One, Two, and Three.

New beginnings for Korra and Asami!

After a refreshing sojourn in the Spirit Wo
Hardcover, Library Edition, 240 pages
Published March 26th 2019 by Dark Horse Books
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milou  ☕️
No need to write a review because Korrasami owns my bisexual ass

Girl in a jacket
may ➹
did I cry reading this the other night because of Korrasami.... no I would never......
So far, this has been my favorite installment!!!!
Korra and Asami are finally leaving behind that toxic Mako!!!  Aghh!!!!

Ohh... and while searching for their fanfics... I realized that the creators had to FIGHT for the relationship between Korra and Asami!!

Really like wtf??!! It's 2021!! And they had to convince the producers to let Korra and Asami hold their hands at the end of the episode!!
I'm so angry, man! I've already adopted Korra and Asami!!

And anyone who is trying to get to my
Apr 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: edelweiss, 2019
This picks up right where the TV series ends, with Korra and Asami starting a same sex relationship. It's played realistically and positively. Once the two return to Republic City, they are immersed in both an election and a turf war between rival gangs. Mainly, it focuses on a new gang leader who is trying to take over the city who reaches Bond villain level craziness by the end. The series is written by the shows creators with art and colors reminiscent of the cartoon. I'd be surprised if fans ...more
♠ TABI⁷₈⁷ ♠
Oct 26, 2019 marked it as to-read
such a blessing to see Korra's pure smile after all the angst she's been through ...more
CF Dracarys
Jul 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved this! It was like I watched Legend of Korra season 5!

"I want to leave you with a few words spoken by Avatar Aang..." Ugh the callbacks were great, too. I can't wait for more.
Dec 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: graphic-novels
5 stars

I read this right after I finished re-watching TLOK and it perfectly picks up the story where it was picked up!

Korrasami is such a cute ship and superior to every other ship in every way. There is also a section of explaining the history of LGBT+ people in the different nations. I absolutely love everything about this comic. 100% recommend. One of my best experiences ever.
Leah Waters
Hmmm I'm going with 3.5 stars. Fun overall, but I'm not a huge fan of The Legend of Korra, so I never expected to love this. And I didn't, but it was still an enjoyable read. :) ...more
Feb 25, 2021 added it
Shelves: 2021
now that avatar studios has been announced, i deserve to see korrasami kiss in 4k
Feb 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I thought the story of the book was really fun -- it did a great job referencing and building off of a lot of the stories and the lore introduced in the Legend of Korra TV show (including both more of the day-to-day life within Republic City and also the wide history of human interactions with the spirits in the time of Wan), and has really set up the series to have many plots that can span multiple books. I also loved the exploration of Korra and Asami's new relationship!! But sometimes I felt ...more
Joana Veríssimo
Feb 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
I didn't like the adventure they went on as much, it felt a bit too overcrowded and over complicated - the visuals were still great and I LOVE the time they spent with the characters we know, but the interactions with the villains not as much
But I LOVED seeing Korra and Asami as a couple and being open about it, and dealing with other people's reactions, that more down-to-earth part was really GOOD!!!
I think overall I would still recommend if you are a "The Legend of Korra" fan :)
Sep 26, 2020 added it
Read this mainly because I wanted to see Korra and Asami kiss. Which they did!
Part 1 - ☆☆☆☆
Part 2 - ☆☆☆.5
Part 3 - ☆☆☆☆

I didn't like lok as much as i loved atla, but i like these characters and i was really happy to see them again, specially korrasami, i had the biggest smile on my face because of them 💗

Plot wise, i didn't like it, but to be honest, one of the reasons i didn't like lok as much as atla is because i wasn't into the spirits world plot, and lok had a big focus on that (but i love these characters and i couldn't help myself, i had to read this), so i was lowkey
Mar 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I adore the TV series. And seeing Korra and Asami's relationship flourish in the comics is just perfect. It is not just them either. Getting to see how the world reacts to the changes that are happening on a daily basis helps build such a great narrative. ...more
Jan 04, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Korra makes me very happy. Asami makes me very happy. Zhou Li makes me very happy. Should I go on? I could. Jinora makes me very happy. Even Varrick makes me happy!

The comic book villains are not as complex as the original show’s, but who cares?? It’s more LoK and I’m not complaining.
Dustin Johnston (dragonarmybooks)
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I mean, it's not good.

Turf Wars picks up moments after the conclusion of The Legend of Korra animated series. Avatar Korra and her new boo Asami take to the Spirit World for an extremely brief vacation before returning to Republic City to find conflict awaiting them. Political shenanigans and gang-related turf wars require the Avatar and her crew to st
Aug 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
i literally cried when i read this even though it’s really short. the art is incredible and OH MY GOD KORRASAMI I CRIED it was everything i ever hoped. kya and kyoshi being into women is everything i’ve ever hoped for. i had high hopes after finishing lok but this exceeded it so much. now i will die because nothing will ever be this perfect again
Amelia Oswald
Jun 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy, lgbt, comics
Korrasami is just the best. I'm glad we have comics to further develop their relationship because in 2014 people were still sensitive about being queer on kid show. ...more
Nathan Bartos
Sep 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Recently finished rewatching/actually completing the tv show, and I was so excited to jump into this, and I was not disappointed. It was great to see more of Korra and Asami's relationship that couldn't be seen on-screen, and it was so great to see a short explanation of the lgbtq history of each nation; I hope eventually we can see more of that. However many of these graphic novels there are, I will continue to read them. ...more
Mar 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-i-own
As a lover of Avatar the Last Airbender and its continuing graphic novels, I own all the annotated library editions. I enjoy The Legend of Korra on a more adult level and loved the series maybe even more than ATLA (though there's no replacing characters like Toph and Zuko).

So, I was hyped when The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars was announced. Being the special edition collector that I am, I waited...and waited...and waited some more, until finally the compiled hardback was released at the end of Mar
Mark Rizk Farag
-first of all, the Library Edition is BEAUTIFUL. It's a work of art that justifies its price (on offer at least). Each page has been lovingly crafted and is full of vibrant, colourful, dynamic scenes. The scenes, whether the radiant and surreal spirit or the modernising Republic city are very well drawn. The characters are similarly, are just as stunning. All the new characters have excellent design, with specific Asian nations being, previously unrepresented in the Avatar universe being dra
Sep 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
This book is a good follow up to the end of TLOK, it starts immediately off with Korra and Asami in the spirit world. *Not going to treat korrasami like a spoiler bc I think everyone in the ATLA fandom knows they end up together* I liked how this book treated their relationship, and it was fun seeing all the characters reacting to their relationship. There was no cheap conflict of their friends being grossed out that two girls were dating. It just made me really happy that everyone was accepting ...more
Aug 09, 2019 rated it liked it
3.5 stars


a nice addition to legend of korra, very much has same vibe to the tv series so if you enjoyed that I’m sure you’ll enjoy this. I’m not the biggest legend of korra fan, it’s just not really at the same level as the last airbender, but I do quite enjoy it and this graphic novel was no different.

the plot wasn’t the most interesting, I definitely prefer the plots we have in the show but it was enjoyable enough and korra and asami’s relationship was an added plus for me. I quite liked the a
Janel England
Dec 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved this because it did everything that the show wasn’t able to with the Korrasami storyline. It was cathartic to see Korra being vulnerable and tender with someone else after the show focused on her trauma. Happy, blushing Korra melted my heart.

I also loved that the plot addressed the innate problems facing Republic City. In season 1 of LoK, Republic City is introduced as a utopian idea that the original gaang put into motion without accounting for the difficulties of bringing cultures toget
Sep 03, 2019 rated it liked it
It's nice how active DiMartino is in keeping his world alive even after both of his shows have gone off air. While most of these graphic novel stories are pretty insubstantial, Turf Wars is a solid continuation of where the show left off. It still has political intrigue, organized crime, and of course if you're invested in shipping malarkey, it has that too. The artwork looks great in the library edition, credit to them for bringing Irene Koh on board. ...more
Caleb Donahoe
Sep 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.75 Stars

Story = amazing. I love the direction this world is going in. It's a perfect continuation of the tv series.

My only gripe is the art style. It's beautiful, and the artist obviously has a gift, but it just seems slightly off. I found myself distracted my the character's slightly wonky facial expressions...they didn't seem like the same characters I watched for 4 seasons. Maybe it's just me. I know I could never do better, and I'm so glad we have these stories.
Aug 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
This picks up right where Legend of Korra ends and it was great to see Korra and Asami develop as a couple. Avatar will always be my favourite but the Korra series was great, especially to see Aang & Katara's and Toph's kids. Bolin, Varrick and Meelo are my favs outside of Team Avatar! ...more
May 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
Yay, Korra!!
Sep 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
let’s go lesbians let’s go!!!!
Oct 03, 2020 rated it really liked it

Part one: ★★★★★
Part two: ★★★
Part three: ★★★★.5
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Michael Dante DiMartino is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. His directing credits include the animated series King of the Hill, Family Guy, and Mission Hill. He is a co-creator of the award-winning animated Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender and its sequel, The Legend of Korra. DiMartino lives in Los Angeles with his wife. The Rebel Geniuses series is his debut prose wor ...more

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