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The Lost Adventures is an anthology of comics relating to Avatar: The Last Airbender and depicting events unseen during the series' run. The anthology collects previously unpublished comics, minicomics included as part of the Book Two: Earth and Book Three: Fire DVD volumes, the Avatar comic from Free Comic Book Day 2011, and the numerous works released by Nickelodeon Magazine and Nickelodeon Comics Club from 2005 through 2009.[3]

The comics reveal certain key information pertaining to the narrative, including Joo Dee's immediate appointment as the Grand Secretariat of Ba Sing Se following the Coup of Ba Sing Se and the exact method of how Team Avatar commandeered a Fire Nation cruiser. Several other comics also release new information on characters from the series and introduce new characters absent from the series. The anthology was released on June 14, 2011.[1] A Library Edition that collects the stories from both The Lost Adventures and Team Avatar Tales was released by Dark Horse Comics on October 28, 2020.[2]

Book One: Water[]

Bee Calm[]

Swarm of scorpion bees

Aang was forced to flee from a swarm of scorpion bees.

Main article: Bee Calm

While Team Avatar is lost in the forest early in their adventures, a scorpion bee lands on Aang's nose. Although Katara and Sokka advise him to make it detach from his body, Aang assures them that all he has to do is stay calm and it will not bother him, a plan that heeds less-than-favorable results.

Water War[]

Water War cover

Katara waterbent at two mischievous children.

Main article: Water War

When Katara witnesses two children pelting innocent civilians with water balloons in a small town, she decides it is their turn to get splashed.

Don't Blow It![]

Main article: Don't Blow It!

Aang wakes up with a case of the sniffles, causing him to exhibit unusual, airbender-enhanced symptoms, and ignores his friends' offers for cures by insisting that it is nothing to dote over. When his sickness complicates matters, Katara and Sokka resolve to keep Aang safe whether or not the Avatar agrees with their methods.


Relics, page one

Aang met a merchant whose wares included an Air Nomad pendant.

Main article: Relics

Team Avatar stops at the sales stand of a merchant who markets years-old artifacts, one of which, an Air Nomad pendant, catches Aang's eye and spurs him to uncover its whereabouts.

Fruit-Stand Freestyle[]

Main article: Fruit-Stand Freestyle

Momo comes across a fruit stand filled with fresh fruit, but a wild boar-q-pine thinks itself clever enough to outwit the lemur and take the fruit for itself.

Book Two: Earth[]



Aang's dreams caused trouble for the rest of Team Avatar.

Main article: Sleepbending

Aang's dream stirs up trouble for the rest of the team, who are constantly interrupted from their rest by the Avatar's tumultuous delusions.


Main article: Lessons

Toph banishes Sokka and Momo from the area she is trying to use for Aang's earthbending training, but the two of them manage to cause even more of a distraction elsewhere.

Sokka the Avatar[]

Main article: Sokka the Avatar
Sokka airbends Kaya

Sokka pretended to be the Avatar.

While visiting a small Earth Kingdom town, Sokka pretends to be the Avatar in order to impress a girl with Aang's permission. Although the scheme seems stellar at first, everyone involved soon realizes the danger involved with the impersonation of the Avatar.

Dirty Is Only Skin Deep[]

Main article: Dirty Is Only Skin Deep

When Toph refuses to bathe with the others and wash off the unseemly accumulation dirt on her body, Katara takes it upon herself to get the earthbender into her native element.

Divided We Fall[]

Main article: Divided We Fall
Divided We Fall page one

Team Avatar faced a large storm.

The worst rainstorm Team Avatar has yet faced blows Appa to the ground of a dense forest, forcing the members of the gang to fend for themselves in an environment unlike any other they have ever dealt with. In their attempts to find each other, the children come face-to-face with the people of the jungle and do what it takes to survive.

Reach for the Toph[]

Main article: Reach for the Toph

Aang, Katara, Sokka, and Toph appear to be locked in an intense battle, but what are the children really fighting over?

It's Only Natural[]

Main article: It's Only Natural

Earth King Kuei's pet bear, Bosco, has forgotten all of his natural instincts: hunting, intimidating, and basically all that has to do with him, a normally wild animal, living in the wild. Disappointed with the bear's backward progression to human-like characteristics under Kuei's care, Sokka attempts to turn Bosco into what nature intended him to be. His ideas are not taken well by the infinitely lazy animal.

Going Home Again[]

Going Home Again

Zuko listened to the guards talking about Iroh.

Main article: Going Home Again

After Ba Sing Se's fall, Princess Azula decides to return home to the Fire Nation with Prince Zuko and their imprisoned Uncle Iroh. Zuko, however, refuses. Azula and Ty Lee form a plan to convince him to leave with them.

The Bridge[]

Main article: The Bridge

Katara writes in her diary about events as they pass following the fall of Ba Sing Se, chronicling the progression of Aang's coma and the tribulations that she and the rest of the gang come to face while traversing Fire Nation waters.

Book Three: Fire[]

Enter The Fire Nation cover

The publication "Enter the Fire Nation" contained several comics based on events from the third book.

Private Fire[]

Main article: Private Fire

Having entered the Fire Nation in disguise as normal civilians, Aang, Katara, Sokka, and Toph go information gathering in an everyday Fire Nation village. Since this course of actions heeds no reveals to the gang concerning plans for the War, Sokka comes up with the one plan he can think of that may assist him in his quest for knowledge: he joins the Fire Nation Army.

Night Animals[]

Main article: Night Animals

When Momo spots two Fire Nation soldiers patrolling dangerously close to the Team Avatar campsite, he awakens Appa in the hopes that the flying bison can think of a way to ward off their enemies.

Boys' Day Out[]

Boys' Day Out page

Katara nearly started a bar fight.

Main article: Boys' Day Out

Katara has learned of a gritty restaurant/bar situated in a nearby Fire Nation town and, bored with sitting around, invites Toph to visit it with her. Upon entering, they discover that it is an all-male establishment, but the waterbender is not ready to give up on the plan she had devised for her afternoon.

Ember Island Arcade[]

Main article: Ember Island Arcade

During a forced vacation to Ember Island, Lo and Li show Zuko, Azula, Mai, and Ty Lee to a popular arcade to lift the teenagers' spirits. Azula's taunting challenge to her brother to play a game of Street Bender cannot be refused.

Monster Slayer[]

Main article: Monster Slayer

Sokka misleads an entire town of Fire Nation citizens into believing that there is a monstrous beast residing in the forest just outside of the village, knowing full well that this creature is only Appa, and volunteers to slay the monster for a free meal from the townspeople. When he gets to the woods, Sokka is met by an entirely different surprise.

Combustion Man on a Train[]

Combustion Man attacks Aang

Combustion Man pursued Aang, frightening Sho.

Main article: Combustion Man on a Train

Although at first only spectating at the departure of a Fire Nation train, Aang and Sokka agree to go on the train with Sho, a child who is afraid to ride the train alone. Sho's fears are justified when an intimidating Fire Nation assassin, Combustion Man, invades the trains and chases Avatar Aang.


Main article: Swordbending

Zuko agrees to a friendly sword-fighting match with Sokka, who practically begs the firebender in order to alleviate his boredom at the Western Air Temple. This "Swordbending Kai" does not go as Sokka expected, despite the latter's training with Master Piandao.

No Benders Allowed[]

Main article: No Benders Allowed
Inside the No Benders Allowed clubhouse

The Bendless Boomerang Club had their own clubhouse.

At the Western Air Temple, the benders of Team Avatar and Haru leave Sokka, Teo, and The Duke behind to do some household chores, while they go practice their bending. Feeling excluded, Sokka comes up with a new club, the "Bendless Boomerang Club", founded specifically to exclude benders, since only nonbenders can join.

Love Is a Battlefield[]

Main article: Love Is a Battlefield

At the Western Air Temple, Aang wishes to speak to Katara about the kiss the two shared during the Day of Black Sun, but she is hesitant.

Dragon Days[]

Main article: Dragon Days
Dragon mom

Aang was confronted by the green dragon.

Aang tells Zuko of his adventures with Kuzon while searching for dragons one hundred years before being freed from the iceberg. He details the day on which he and Kuzon discovered a corrupted trafficking business in the dragons' mountains.

Game Time[]

Main article: Game Time

The members of Team Avatar are sitting on the steps that lead to Ozai's beach house when Sokka bursts through the building's doors suggesting that they play hide-and-go-seek. Realizing that he will not deter in his efforts until they agree, the team joins the game and retreats into the bush to hide.

Bumi vs. Toph, Round One[]

Main article: Bumi vs. Toph, Round One
Toph fights Bumi

A brawl erupted between Bumi and Toph over who was the best earthbender.

At the White Lotus campsite, Toph overhears Suki's praise for Bumi's earthbending skills and thinks it uncalled for, considering herself to be the greatest earthbender of all. When Toph and Bumi begin to argue over who is better, Sokka sees an opportunity to make a spectacle of their disagreement and suggests that the two battle one another to prove who deserves the title. Their fight disrupts the workings of the campsite and puts everyone present in harm's way.

Bonus stories[]

New Recruits[]

Main article: New Recruits

The gang goes to a local Earth Kingdom tavern in search of some new recruits and allies to join them in their fight against the Fire Nation. While there, their elderly contact, Yahshi, introduces the gang to four unique benders.

Gym Time[]

Gym Time cover

The many characters involved in this comic are illustrated chibi-style.

Main article: Gym Time

Avatar Kyoshi arrives at class to instruct Team Avatar, along with Zuko, Mai, and Azula, on their game for the day: dodgeball.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Lost Adventures release date. Dark Horse Books. Retrieved on October 6, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Lost Adventures and Team Avatar Tales Library Edition HC. Dark Horse.com. Retrieved on October 28, 2020.
  3. The Lost Adventures, page 5.

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