Projects

Throughout my time at Blizzard I dedicated myself to “leveling up” my writing skills. I edited game scripts, wrote dialogue for some of the games (including almost all dungeon boss lines for WoW: Burning Crusade and WoW: Wrath of the Lich King), wrote voice over for game trailers, and penned several short stories. In 2009 my Warcraft graphic novel in partnership with DC/Wildstorm, entitled Ashbringer, hit #2 on the New York Times Bestseller List.

A few years later, another Warcraft graphic novel I wrote, Pearl of Pandaria, hit #3 on the list. To stay abreast of my past works, browse through the samples below, and follow the links to purchase.

11th July 2016

The Turning

Written by: Micky Neilson
Publisher: Self-published
Format: Digital

Years ago Brandon Frye was bitten, cursed to transform into a primal killing machine under the light of the full moon… until he met Celine, who introduced him to experimental pills meant to suppress the turning.

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22nd July 2014

Starcraft: War Stories

As the Swarm boils in chaotic uncertainty, Arcturus Mengsk has seized this opportunity to bolster his Dominion forces. He has gathered a seasoned team of scientists—the best terran minds in the Koprulu sector—to unravel the secrets of the savage zerg and the enigmatic protoss. Because in this brutal corner of the galaxy, the human race is going to need every chance it can get.

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23rd April 2014

Diablo III: Morbed

Written by: Micky Neilson
Art by: Yuan Zhang
Publisher: Pocket Star Books
Page count: 64
Published: Apr 21 2014

Morbed is a thief and a survivor, and his skills in both roles are about to be put to the ultimate test. Joining together with a wizard, a druid, a necromancer, and a crusader, Morbed has arrived at a remote island to track down an elusive vagabond and reclaim valuable items pilfered from the city of Westmarch.

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2nd April 2014

World of Warcraft: Paragons

Written by: Various Authors
Art by: Wei Wang (cover)
Publisher: Pocket Star Books
Page count: 483
Published: Mar 31 2014

Though their soldiers form a unified front on the battlefield, both the Alliance and the Horde include diverse races and nations within their ranks. Each of those nations has at its helm a leader of heroism and legend. Their actions and decisions shape Azeroth and forge its destiny. They inspire loyalty and loathing, fervor and fear, sometimes all from their own people.

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1st January 2014

Starcraft: Uprising

Written by: Micky Neilson
Art by: Roman Kenny
Publisher: Pocket Star Books
Page count: 116
Published: Dec 18 2000

Far in the future, 60,000 light-years from Earth, a loose confederacy of Terran exiles are locked in battle with the enigmatic Protoss and the ruthless Zerg Swarm. Each species struggles to ensure its own survival among the stars in a war that will herald the beginning of mankind’s greatest chapter — or foretell its violent, bloody end.

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28th April 2013

Diablo III: Heroes Rise, Darkness Falls

Written by: M. Neilson, C. Dayton, M. Burns, M. Chu, J. Waugh and E. Sabol
Art by: Wei Wang (cover) and Duncan Fegredo (interior)
Publisher: Pocket Star Books
Page count: 201
Published: Nov 27 2012

A bold demon hunter risks becoming her own worst enemy while tracking down her sinister prey…A haunted barbarian returns to his shattered homeland to face a harrowing past…A lone monk scours evil from an ancient forest where the line between friend and foe has vanished…

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