Gene Yang, the creator of the National Book Award-nominated American Born Chinese, has written Avatar: The Last Airbender Volume 1: The Promise, the continuation of the extremely popular original The Last Airbender animated series in comic book form. 
This 80-page full color collection of The Last Airbender comics was written by Yang, Michael DiMartino, and Bryan Konietzko and illustrated by Gurihiru. This volume not only continues the adventures of Aang, the protagonist of the first Last Airbender cartoon series, it also serves as a transitional link to the upcoming series The Last Airbender: The Legend of Korra. It will street in January.