New Release Books by Gene Luen Yang

Gene Luen Yang is the author of Avatar: The Last Airbender--North and South Omnibus (2022), Monkey Prince (2022-) #1 (2022), Batman/Superman: The Archive of Worlds (2021), Avatar: The Last Airbender--Smoke and Shadow Omnibus (2021) and other 189 books.

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Avatar: The Last Airbender--North and South Omnibus

release date: Feb 22, 2022
Avatar: The Last Airbender--North and South Omnibus
When Katara and Sokka return home to the Southern Water Tribe, they are shocked to find that it has gone from a small village to a bustling city, in this graphic novel based on the beloved Nickelodeon animated series! Malina, a Northerner, is behind the change and plans to unify the Water Tribes, but Gilak, a Southerner, leads a fierce rebellion to stop her. In the face of these two opposing tribes, Katara will have to make peace with her nostalgia and mistrust to save the home she loves from being permanently torn apart. This edition of Avatar: the Last Airbender--North and South by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru collects parts 1-3, perfect for any Avatar fan''s digital library!

Monkey Prince (2022-) #1

release date: Feb 01, 2022
Monkey Prince (2022-) #1
Introducing the newest hero in the DCU, the great sage, equal to the heavens, better than his predecessor the legendary Monkey King, even better than the Justice League-and definitely the Teen Titans-(actually, all the heroes combined), everyone put your hands together for…the Monkey Prince! Marcus Sun moves around a lot because his adoptive parents are freelance henchpeople, so this month he finds himself as the new kid at Gotham City High School, where a mysterious man with pig features asks Marcus to walk through a water curtain to reveal himself as who Marcus really is…someone who has adventured through The Journey to the West, can transform into 72 different formations, can clone himself using his hairs, and is called…the Monkey Prince!

Batman/Superman: The Archive of Worlds

release date: Dec 28, 2021
Batman/Superman: The Archive of Worlds
Worlds collide! In the aftermath of Dark Nights: Death Metal comes a glimpse into brave new worlds within the DC Universe…but what are these strange planets? You have never seen Batman and Superman like this before-so buckle up and get ready for Gene Luen Yang and Ivan Reis’s epic tale! Collecting Batman/Superman #16-21!

Avatar: The Last Airbender--Smoke and Shadow Omnibus

release date: Oct 05, 2021
Avatar: The Last Airbender--Smoke and Shadow Omnibus
The Fire Nation is threatened by a prophecy told by the Kemurikage, mysterious figures thought only to exist in legend: remove Zuko from the throne, or the country will perish! Avatar Aang and his friends escort Zuko and his family back to the capital, completely unaware of the looming threat growing in the city. Unrest is brewing as the New Ozai Society prepares to make its move against the crown, and children begin to go missing from their homes under mysterious circumstances. Revisit the adventure of Avatar: The Last Airbender--Smoke and Shadow with this all-new omnibus edition, collecting all three original parts for the first time in one digital book! Collects Avatar: The Last Airbender - Smoke and Shadow parts 1-3.

Batman/Superman (2019-2021) #22

release date: Sep 28, 2021
Batman/Superman (2019-2021) #22
SERIES FINALE! Mr. Mxyzptlk resurrecting Calendar Man from his death during A-Day is causing some reality-rattling consequences. If Superman and Batman are going to prevent a fifth-dimensional god-being from compartmentalizing all of existence, they’re going to need to turn to some unlikely allies.

Shang-Chi by Gene Luen Yang Vol. 2

release date: Jan 11, 2022
Shang-Chi by Gene Luen Yang Vol. 2
"An ancient and evil secret society has remained in hiding since the death of their leader, Zheng Zu. But now a successor has been chosen to shift the balance of power in the world: Zheng Zu''s son, Shang-Chi! Ina fractious family reunion, Shang-Chi gets to know the siblings he never knew he had, including the deadly Sister Hammer! But who among them can he trust -- and who is trying to kill him? Shang-Chi will found out the hard way as his life ends up on the line -- and the only one who can save him is .. his father? But isn''t he dead?!" -- Back cover of volume 1.

Batman/Superman 2021 Annual (2021) #1

release date: Aug 31, 2021
Batman/Superman 2021 Annual (2021) #1
The epic epilogue to the Archive of Worlds saga! In his pursuit of perfection, the godlike Auteur.io sought to create and destroy worlds with the wave of a hand and a flair for the dramatic. But against all odds...the World of the Knight and the World of Tomorrow live on! The Batman of the noir-tinged streets of Gotham City finds himself stranded in the sunny, retro-futurist World of Tomorrow-and Superman discovers himself in the opposite predicament. With their home worlds in decay and only one chance to save them, the key to preserving their very existence is but the flip of a coin. Or the flip of this book! This special flip book is two times the story, with one full comic on one side and one full comic on the other, meeting in the middle! Follow Superman’s journey on one side of this epic flip book annual, and turn the adventure over to crusade with the Batman and his trusty sidekick, Robin!

Batman/Superman (2019-2021) #21

release date: Aug 24, 2021
Batman/Superman (2019-2021) #21
The dimension-shattering Archive of Worlds saga ends here-and reverberations from this titanic tale last long after the dust settles! As the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel work to halt the villainous Auteur.io’s plan here on Earth-0, the Batman and Superman of their respective archive worlds must team up with Alanna of Rann and El Diablo himself to save what’s left of their homes. Etrigan and his demon hordes rain Armageddon down on their pocket universes-and the fate of the World of Tomorrow and the World of the Knight hang in the balance!

Future State Batman: Dark Detective

release date: Jul 06, 2021
Future State Batman: Dark Detective
DISCOVER THE DARK DESTINY OF GOTHAM CITY! In the not-too-distant future, a sinister force has invaded the city of Gotham, and it’s a power unlike any the Bat-Family has faced before. The Magistrate controls everything, and their constant surveillance leaves Gothamites with nowhere to hide…even in their own homes. Where did the Magistrate come from? And who can stop them? To make matters worse, in their path to total takeover, the Magistrate has killed Batman! Or have they? With Bruce Wayne off the grid, it’s up to his remaining friends and allies to help stave off the brutality of the Magistrate-or die trying! This action-packed volume of the Future State saga collects Future State: Dark Detective #1-4, Future State: Red Hood #1-2, Future State: Batman/Superman #1-2, Future State: Catwoman #1-2, Future State: Harley Quinn #1-2, and Future State: Robin Eternal #1-2.

Batman/Superman (2019-) #19

release date: Jun 22, 2021
Batman/Superman (2019-) #19
To thwart the apocalypse cascading across multiple realities, Batman and Superman must join forces with their counterparts and sojourn to strange lands! The World of the Knight and the World of Tomorrow are not the only two creations crafted by the sinister Auteur.io - and this nefarious cybernetic despot is hell-bent on at last crafting his own twisted notion of utopia. Join a list of all-star artists as we tour through the ARCHIVE OF WORLDS!

Batman/Superman (2019-) #18

release date: May 25, 2021
Batman/Superman (2019-) #18
The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel are on a mission to stop the godlike Auteur.io from destroying the pocket worlds he’s created...but where on Earth did Auteur.io even come from? The answer starts not on Earth at all, but with an ancient cult of World Forger worshippers on a planet far away-and if our heroes are to have a prayer of stopping this mythic behemoth, they’ll need to get to the bottom of his power source, and quick! It’s a race against time as the parallel lives of entire worlds hang in the balance!

Batman/Superman (2019-) #17

release date: Apr 27, 2021
Batman/Superman (2019-) #17
In a world where Superman’s rocket never reached Earth, the Dark Knight and his sidekick discover a startling rift between dimensions. On the other side? A world where Martha Wayne survived, and Bruce never grew up to be Batman! Not only that, but a strange alien has emerged from the rift who’s faster than a locomotive and can leap tall buildings in a single bound...the Superman of Metropolis! When these worlds collide, the architects of this alternate history are revealed, and the only ones who can thwart their deadly experiments are the Batman and Superman of Earth-0! It’s a dynamic dual-world adventure!

Batman/Superman (2019-) #16

release date: Mar 23, 2021
Batman/Superman (2019-) #16
In the aftermath of Dark Nights: Death Metal, catch a glimpse of brave new worlds within the DC Universe...but what are these strange planets? As we delve into the parallel lives of the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, we’ll meet new villains, new heroes, alternate realities, and a transdimensional collision that you will need to see to believe! It’s the dastardly debut of a cadre of new villains, including the Spider Lady and her poisonous webs, Dr. Atom, who sports a Kryptonite pendant, and the maniacal machinations of the Unknown Wizard! You’ve never seen Batman and Superman like this before-so buckle up and get ready for the start of a new era courtesy of writer Gene Luen Yang and artist Ivan Reis!

Avatar: The Last Airbender--The Rift Omnibus

release date: Feb 23, 2021
Avatar: The Last Airbender--The Rift Omnibus
#1 New York Times graphic novel bestseller! Avatar Aang and friends honor an Air Nomad holiday that hasn''t been celebrated in over one hundred years. But when cryptic visits from the spirit of Avatar Yangchen lead Aang to a refinery operating on land sacred to the Airbenders--they soon find themselves in peril as a dangerously powerful ancient spirit awakens with vengeance and destruction on its mind! This omnibus collects The Rift parts 1-3, continuing the long-running official continuation of the hit Nickelodeon animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender!

Future State: Batman/Superman (2021-2021) #2

release date: Feb 23, 2021
Future State: Batman/Superman (2021-2021) #2
Superman has fallen deep into the Magistrate’s Kryptonite caverns, and now he’s at the mercy of a gruesomely transformed Professor Pyg! So what do animalistic body modification and caves of Kryptonite have to do with the Magistrate’s growing fascist state in Gotham City? That’s what Batman needs to find out as the race against time to save the Man of Steel nears its end! All we know for sure is that during this battle, something happened that drove a wedge between Bruce and Clark...Discover the answers in the conclusion that will rock the World’s Finest to their core!

Future State: Batman/Superman (2021-2021) #1

release date: Jan 26, 2021
Future State: Batman/Superman (2021-2021) #1
Back in the early days of the Magistrate’s occupation of Gotham City, Bruce Wayne found himself pushed to the edge like never before. So calling the Man of Steel in for backup makes sense, right? Wrong. Gotham’s sinister overlords have already sprung the ultimate trap on the Last Son of Krypton...and with Kryptonian power at your command, no one can stand in your way! Plus...where on Earth did Professor Pyg get a Kryptonite scalpel? Brace yourselves, because things are going to get gross in the caverns below Gotham...

The Terrifics Vol. 4: The Tomorrow War

release date: Dec 22, 2020
The Terrifics Vol. 4: The Tomorrow War
Eisner Award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang brings the tales of the Terrifics to a time-twisting climax in this collection! Bizarro, frustrated with technological progress that never seems to end, has decided that he has had enough. And with the help of a time machine gifted to him by Lex Luthor, he decides to make the world a better place, Bizarro style. Will the Terrifics be caught in Bizarro’s distorted reality? Or will they be able to navigate the future...and past...to stop him? Includes a special “choose your own destiny” adventure! Collects The Terrifics #19-30.

Avatar: The Last Airbender--The Lost Adventures and Team Avatar Tales Library Edition

release date: Nov 10, 2020
Avatar: The Last Airbender--The Lost Adventures and Team Avatar Tales Library Edition
The comics continuation of Nickelodeon''s hit series Avatar: The Last Airbender returns with a treasure trove of short stories, collected for the first time in hardcover! Follow Team Avatar as they journey through the four nations! From Earth King Kuei to the Kyoshi Warriors, and Mai to the Boulder, your favorite Avatar: The Last Airbender friends are back for a wide-ranging exploration of life in their world. And where they go, danger, fun, and hijinks are sure to follow! This full-color edition collects short stories from The Lost Adventures and Team Avatar Tales, and includes the work of fan-favorite creators like Michael Dante DiMartino, Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru, Faith Erin Hicks, Kiku Hughes, and many more! Add this gorgeous collection to your bookshelf today!

Avatar: The Last Airbender--The Search Omnibus

release date: Oct 27, 2020
Avatar: The Last Airbender--The Search Omnibus
Immediately following the Avatar''s adventures chronicled in The Promise, this remarkable omnibus that collects parts 1-3 of The Search, from Airbender creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko! For years, fans of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra have burned with one question--what happened to Fire Lord Zuko''s mother? Finding a clue at last, Zuko enlists the aid of Team Avatar--and the most unlikely ally of all--to help uncover the biggest secret of his life.

The Terrifics (2018-) #30

release date: Sep 01, 2020
The Terrifics (2018-) #30
Sebastian Stagg and his council of cash have taken the Terrifics for a ride...but don’t count Michael Holt out just yet – that big brain of his still has a trick or two up its sleeve (it’s...brain sleeve? I guess? You get it.) But in the battle against mountains of cash, do a few good ideas stand a chance? Find out in the dramatic conclusion to the fight for Gateway City and for the Stagg fortune...not everyone will be walking away from this one in one piece (especially not whoever had to fight Lobo!)

The Terrifics (2018-2020) #29

release date: Aug 04, 2020
The Terrifics (2018-2020) #29
Simon Stagg is dead, but don’t worry-prodigal son Sebastian has arrived to take his place as his rich, evil father’s successor. Sweet daughter Sapphire and her friends the Terrifics are not about to let that happen. It’s a winner-take-all blood feud for all the technology, money, nd power in Gateway City, and things are about to turn even deadlier!

Avatar: The Last Airbender--The Promise Omnibus

release date: Jun 30, 2020
Avatar: The Last Airbender--The Promise Omnibus
Aang and friends must join together once again as the four nations'' tenuous peace is threatened by an impasse between Fire Lord Zuko and Earth King Kuei! As the world heads toward another devastating war, Aang''s friendship with Zuko throws him into the middle of the conflict! Available for the first time in omnibus format, this volume collects parts 1-3 of Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Promise. This is the official continuation of the hit Nickelodeon(TM) series!

Superman Smashes the Klan

release date: May 12, 2020
Superman Smashes the Klan
The year is 1946, and the Lee family has moved from Chinatown to Downtown Metropolis. While Dr. Lee is eager to begin his new position at the Metropolis Health Department, his two kids, Roberta and Tommy, are more excited about being closer to the famous superhero Superman! Tommy adjusts quickly to the fast pace of their new neighborhood, befriending Jimmy Olsen and joining the baseball team, while his younger sister Roberta feels out of place when she fails to fit in with the neighborhood kids. She''s awkward, quiet, and self-conscious of how she looks different from the kids around her, so she sticks to watching people instead of talking to them. While the Lees try to adjust to their new lives, an evil is stirring in Metropolis: the Ku Klux Klan. The Klan targets the Lee family, beginning a string of terrorist attacks. They kidnap Tommy, attack the Daily Planet, and even threaten the local YMCA. But with the help of Roberta''s keen skills of observation, Superman is able to fight the Klan''s terror, while exposing those in power who support them-and Roberta and Superman learn to embrace their own unique features that set them apart. Multi-award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang and artist Gurihiru tell a bold new story based on a classic Superman radio serial! Collects Superman Smashes the Klan #1-3. DC Graphic Novels For Kids

Dragon Hoops

release date: Mar 17, 2020
Dragon Hoops
In his latest graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches. Gene understands stories—comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins. But Gene doesn’t get sports. As a kid, his friends called him “Stick” and every basketball game he played ended in pain. He lost interest in basketball long ago, but at the high school where he now teaches, it''s all anyone can talk about. The men’s varsity team, the Dragons, is having a phenomenal season that’s been decades in the making. Each victory brings them closer to their ultimate goal: the California State Championships. Once Gene gets to know these young all-stars, he realizes that their story is just as thrilling as anything he’s seen on a comic book page. He knows he has to follow this epic to its end. What he doesn’t know yet is that this season is not only going to change the Dragons’s lives, but his own life as well.

Superman Smashes the Klan (Periodical) (2019-2020) #3

release date: Feb 19, 2020
Superman Smashes the Klan (Periodical) (2019-2020) #3
The Daily Planet is under attack! When the Klan invades the newspaper’s office, they kidnap Lois Lane, Perry White, and Inspector Henderson. The Klan’s attacks have separated our heroes, forcing Roberta and Jimmy Olsen to step up and help save the Daily Planet staff. But the Klan has one more surprise to reveal. In order to save his friends and stop the Klan once and for all, Superman must face his own identity to unleash his full potential and ultimately accept who he really is. Inspired by the 1940s Superman radio serial “Clan of the Fiery Cross,” New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Boxers and Saints, The Terrifics, New Super-Man) concludes his personal retelling of the adventures of the Lee family as they team up with Superman to smash the Klan. The Daily Planet is under attack! When the Klan invades the newspaper’s office, they kidnap Lois Lane, Perry White, and Inspector Henderson. The Klan’s attacks have separated our heroes, forcing Roberta and Jimmy Olsen to step up and help save the Daily Planet staff. But the Klan has one more surprise to reveal. In order to save his friends and stop the Klan once and for all, Superman must face his own identity to unleash his full potential and ultimately accept who he really is. Inspired by the 1940s Superman radio serial “Clan of the Fiery Cross,” New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Boxers and Saints, The Terrifics, New Super-Man) concludes his personal retelling of the adventures of the Lee family as they team up with Superman to smash the Klan.

The Terrifics (2018-) #25

release date: Feb 12, 2020
The Terrifics (2018-) #25
Choose your fate, choose your action, choose your destiny! In this special extra-sized 25th issue, Michael Holt has dis-covered a deadly hidden enemy, and only a series of life-or-death simulations can bring the threat to the forefront! But when Mr. Terrific lies to his team, how can they trust him again? Don’t miss this epic multi-path journey that puts you, the reader, in charge of the story! Pick your ending, but choose wisely! The Terrifics team hangs in the balance!

The Terrifics (2018-) #24

release date: Jan 29, 2020
The Terrifics (2018-) #24
“The One Where Bizarro Screws Up Time” part two! The Terrifics have traveled to the very beginning of time to put an end to Bizarro’s reign of clock-clashing terror! But who are the mysterious angels helping Ms. Terrific navigate the void? And who are adklj;askjwe! Hey, Bizarro...writing solicit text is my job! Hey, stop it! What are you-ow! BIZARRO AM #1. MY VILLAINOUS ADVENTURES WILL BE IN BOOK FOREVER! ME DISLIKE CHEESE AND LOVE SUPERMAN. BIZARRO OUT.

The Terrifics (2018-) #23

release date: Jan 01, 2020
The Terrifics (2018-) #23
Mr. Terrific, Plastic Man, Metamorpho, and Phantom Girl have stopped the Terribles from turning back time on earth...so, yay! Solicit over, now it’s party time! And...wait a tick...hey, Bizarro! Get away from Bgtzl! That’s a bad Bizarro! Very, very bad! You’re not supposed to alter that entire planet’s position in space-time! Wait...you have to talk to him backward, right? That’s a very good thing you’re...um...not doing, Bizarro!

The Terrifics (2018-) #21

release date: Oct 23, 2019
The Terrifics (2018-) #21
“If Me Could Turn Back Time” part two! Bizarro and the Terribles have invaded Earth-0 with a mission: turn back the clock. Armed with a time machine given to him by Lex Luthor, the one and only Man of YesterdayTM is determined to reverse progress in the Multiverse to a simpler time, a stupider time you might say. A bizarre time. So who’s going to stop this regression transgression? The Terrifics, that’s who!

Superman Smashes the Klan (Periodical) (2019-2020) #1

release date: Oct 16, 2019
Superman Smashes the Klan (Periodical) (2019-2020) #1
The year is 1946, and the Lee family has moved from Metropolis’ Chinatown to the center of the bustling city. While Dr. Lee is greeted warmly in his new position at the Metropolis Health Department, his two kids, Roberta and Tommy, are more excited about being closer to their famous hero, Superman! While Tommy adjusts to the fast pace of the city, Roberta feels out of place, as she tries and fails to fit in with the neighborhood kids. As the Lees try to adjust to their new lives, an evil is stirring in Metropolis: the Ku Klux Klan. When the Lee family awakens one night to find a burning cross on their lawn, they consider leaving town. But the Daily Planet offers a reward for information on the KKK, and their top two reporters, Lois Lane and Clark Kent, dig into the story. When Tommy is kidnapped by the KKK, Superman leaps into action-with help from Roberta! But Superman is still new to his powers-he hasn’t even worked out how to fly yet, so he has to run across town. Will Superman and Roberta reach Tommy in time? Inspired by the 1940s Superman radio serial “Clan of the Fiery Cross,” Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Boxers and Saints, The Terrifics, New Super-Man) presents his personal retelling of the adventures of the Lee family as they team up with Superman to smash the Klan.The year is 1946, and the Lee family has moved from Metropolis’ Chinatown to the center of the bustling city. While Dr. Lee is greeted warmly in his new position at the Metropolis Health Department, his two kids, Roberta and Tommy, are more excited about being closer to their famous hero, Superman! While Tommy adjusts to the fast pace of the city, Roberta feels out of place, as she tries and fails to fit in with the neighborhood kids. As the Lees try to adjust to their new lives, an evil is stirring in Metropolis: the Ku Klux Klan. When the Lee family awakens one night to find a burning cross on their lawn, they consider leaving town. But the Daily Planet offers a reward for information on the KKK, and their top two reporters, Lois Lane and Clark Kent, dig into the story. When Tommy is kidnapped by the KKK, Superman leaps into action-with help from Roberta! But Superman is still new to his powers-he hasn’t even worked out how to fly yet, so he has to run across town. Will Superman and Roberta reach Tommy in time? Inspired by the 1940s Superman radio serial “Clan of the Fiery Cross,” Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Boxers and Saints, The Terrifics, New Super-Man) presents his personal retelling of the adventures of the Lee family as they team up with Superman to smash the Klan.

Avatar: The Last Airbender - Team Avatar Tales

release date: Oct 15, 2019
Avatar: The Last Airbender - Team Avatar Tales
This anthology from the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender features all your favorite characters, brought to life by a cast of all-star creators! Journey along with Team Avatar as they rescue a pumpkin farmer waylaid by monsters, go undercover in the Fire Nation, help an old rival with a hair-raising problem, and reflect on what it means to save the world. Featuring the work of Gene Luen Yang (Avatar: The Last Airbender--North and South), Faith Erin Hicks (The Nameless City), Carla Speed McNeil (Finder), Ron Koertge (Vampire Planet), Dave Scheidt (Dreamworks Trolls, Wrapped Up), Sara Goetter (Dungeon Critters, Boozle), and more, this anthology features stories both hilarious and heartwarming. Features brand new short stories set in the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender! This volume also includes the short stories, "Rebound", "Shells", and "Sisters", previously released for Free Comic Book Day and never before collected!

American Born Chinese

release date: Aug 19, 2020
American Born Chinese
"As an Asian American, American Born Chinese is the book I''ve been waiting for all my life."--Derek Kirk Kim A tour-de-force by rising indy comics star Gene Yang, American Born Chinese tells the story of three apparently unrelated characters: Jin Wang, who moves to a new neighborhood with his family only to discover that he''s the only Chinese-American student at his new school; the powerful Monkey King, subject of one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables; and Chin-Kee, a personification of the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype, who is ruining his cousin Danny''s life with his yearly visits. Their lives and stories come together with an unexpected twist in this action-packed modern fable. American Born Chinese is an amazing ride, all the way up to the astonishing climax.
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