North and South is a trilogy of comic books set in the Avatar universe, continuing on from the events of Smoke and Shadow. Like its predecessors, North and South is written by award-winning comic author Gene Luen Yang, illustrated by Gurihiru, and published by Dark Horse Comics. Part 1 was released in comic book stores on September 28, 2016, and in mass market retailers on October 11, 2016. Part 2 was released in comic book stores on January 25, 2017, and in mass market retailers on February 7, 2017. Part 3 was released in comic book stores on April 26, 2017, and in mass market retailers on May 9, 2017. The library edition was released in mass market retailers on November 7, 2017, and in regular stores on November 20, 2017.
The North and South trilogy includes:
A compilation of the three novels, Avatar: The Last Airbender—North and South Library Edition HC, was released on November 7, 2017. This re-release version of the trilogy features page-by-page sidebar commentary by Gene Yang and the Gurihiru team. Notable trivia from the North and South Library Edition that pertains in particular to the production of each respective novel can be found at: