Blizzard Entertainment announced today the launch of their brand new publishing label, Blizzard Publishing.
Blizzard Publishing will develop and release new Blizzard books and out-of-print titles from the Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo franchises.
The first books to be released under the Blizzard Publishing label will be a set of already released novels and manga such as:
- Warcraft: The Last Guardian by Jeff Grubb
- Warcraft: Lord of the Clans by Christie Golden
- World of Warcraft: Rise of the Horde by Christie Golden
- Warcraft Legends: Volume One, with stories by Richard A. Knaak, Dan Jolley, and Jae-Hwan Kim
- Warcraft Legends: Volume Two, with stories by Richard A. Knaak, Dan Jolley, and Aaron Sparrow
Future releases in the Blizzard Legends and Blizzard Manga series will include titles across multiple Blizzard franchises. The World of Warcraft Adult Coloring Book is Blizzard Publishing's first original new title. It has over 80 pieces of concept art, sketches from heroes and places from all over World of Warcraft.
Lydia Bottegoni, senior vice president of story and franchise development at Blizzard Entertainment, shared the news in a press release today:
Great stories and inspiring artwork have always been at the heart of everything we do. The creation of Blizzard Publishing gives us new opportunities to celebrate the art and stories of our games with Blizzard gamers as well as fantasy and sci-fi fans around the world.
You can check out what Blizzard Publishing has for sale right on the Blizzard Store and wherever books are sold. They are planning on releasing a series of full-color coffee table art books with the Art of Hearthstone and Cinematic Art of StarCraft.
Do you plan to buy any of the books listed above under this new label? Let us know in the comments.