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Avatar: The Last Airbender The Art of the Animated Series (Second Edition) (Hardcover)
This series has obviously seen a big resurgence since it's placement on Netflix, but regardless of when you came to love this show/world, this book is so beautiful and fascinating and just the most comforting read.— Gracie
The animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender has inspired millions of fans and industry professionals alike. Now, to celebrate the anniversary of the show's first airing comes this deluxe second edition of Avatar: The Last Airbender--The Art of the Animated Series!
Join series creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino for an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at hundreds of pieces of concept, design, and production art from the show. You'll be taken on a guided tour through the development of this smash-hit television series in this deluxe edition that includes:
• Stunning new cover art by Bryan Konietzko, with an extra special cover treatment! !
• Eight pages of new material, plus an all-new introduction by award-winning Avatar: The Last Airbender comics series writer Gene Luen Yang!
• A beautifully designed slipcase.
• A collectable art lithograph, exclusive to this edition!
• Gilded edges and a ribbon book marker.
About the Author
Michael Dante DiMartino is an American animation director best known as the cocreator, executive producer, and story editor of the animated TV series Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, both on Nickelodeon. He was born in Shelburne, Vermont. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design with Bryan Konietzko, with whom he created Avatar. Before Avatar, Mike worked for twelve years at Film Roman, helping to direct King of the Hill, Family Guy, and Mission Hill in addition to his own animated short, Atomic Love. The author lives in Santa Monica, California.