The Legend of Korra ends a rocky season on a powerful note

Nickelodeon surprised fans by releasing the entire Legend of Korra finale last night, giving us two hours of Avatar goodness. And while the final episodes did a lot to highlight the flaws of this season, it tied up several of the characters' arcs on a satisfying note and finally gave Korra a deed worthy of a legend. » 11/16/13 2:00pm 11/16/13 2:00pm

​10 Misunderstood Heroes (Who Are Misunderstood For a Reason)

Everybody loves an amoral protagonist, or an anti-hero — but sometimes, a hero really does his or her best to be good and decent, and yet everybody always expects the worst. We love to identify with misunderstood heroes, whom everybody suspects of evilness — but here are 10 heroes who are misunderstood for good reason. » 11/07/13 10:31am 11/07/13 10:31am

How The Legend of Korra successfully integrated technology with a…

When The Legend of Korra, Nickelodeon's sequel to its mega-hit series Avatar: The Last Airbender was about to air, we wondered if the show might turn out to be anti-science. Last weekend, The Legend of Korra wrapped its first season, a season which pitted the young Avatar in training against the technology-wielding… » 7/01/12 11:00am 7/01/12 11:00am

The Most Entertaining Cosplay Photos We've Seen in Ages

It's really refreshing to see photos that put the "play" into "cosplay." And photographer Michael Smith at Emerald Coast Cosplay does a fantastic job of capturing the playfulness and silliness of cosplay. His photos from SukoshiCON Destin and some other recent conventions are just bursting with personality. » 2/02/12 1:37pm 2/02/12 1:37pm


In this week's comics, a new Airbender book is on the stands!

What can you look forward to this Wednesday? A new Avatar: The Last Airbender graphic novel, Cthulhu versus The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and futuristic teens trapped in video game dystopias. Let's hop on in! » 1/24/12 9:20am 1/24/12 9:20am

See the opening credits to The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra

Get ready to forget the summer of 2010 happened all over again! The opening credits for Nickelodeon's upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender spin-off The Last Airbender: Legend of Korra has hit the web. This clip, along with the trailer we saw a while back, looks enjoyably epic — the new series will premiere in 2012. » 12/03/11 4:50pm 12/03/11 4:50pm

A brief video history of owls in science fiction and fantasy

The new movie Legend of the Guardians presents owls as heroic warriors fighting rival owl eugenicists. (Really.) But the owls of Ga'Hoole are just the latest in a proud tradition of fantastical owls that are alternately wise, creepy, mysterious...and awesome. » 9/26/10 4:35pm 9/26/10 4:35pm

What the Last Airbender TV series has that the movie doesn't

With over 20 episodes in Avatar: The Last Airbender's first season, we knew M. Night Shyamalan would have to cut a lot to adapt it. But what ended up on the cutting room floor could have really helped this film. » 7/02/10 5:23pm 7/02/10 5:23pm