In a few months, the Warcraft movie directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) will be hitting theaters and will also be accompanied by a prequel graphic novel.
According to IGN, the prequel comic, titled Warcraft: Bonds of Brotherhood, will be published by Legendary Comics. The story comes from Blizzard’s SVP of Story and Franchise Development Chris Metzen and will be written by Paul Cornell and drawn by Mat Broome, Michael O’Hare, Eddie Nunez, Roy Allan Martinez, Ale Garza, and Mike Bowden.
Below is the cover art by Kevin Tong:
WARCRAFT: BONDS OF BROTHERHOOD
Story by: Chris Metzen
Written by: Paul Cornell
Art by: Mat Broome, Michael O’Hare, Eddie Nunez, Roy Allan Martinez, Ale Garza, Mike Bowden
Cover Artist: Kevin Tong
Details: 112 page hardcover graphic novel, $24.99
Release date: June 7th
“Discover how three of Azeroth’s greatest champions forged their first alliance, in the official graphic prequel to the Warcraft movie from Legendary, Universal Pictures, and Blizzard Entertainment.
In a fantasy action epic set decades before the film, the young and headstrong Llane, Lothar, and Medivh embark on a mission of vengeance that will forge them into heroes… the kind of heroes Azeroth will need in its darkest hour.”
Warcraft: Bonds of Brotherhood is set for release on June 7, 2016 which is about three days before the Warcraft movie staring Travis Fimmel, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky, and Daniel Wu hits theaters on June 10, 2016.