Micky Neilson, : Micky Neilson is a two-time New York Times best-selling author whose graphic novels, Ashbringer (#2 on the list) and Pearl of Pandaria (#3) have both been published in six languages. Micky is a veteran of the First Gulf War, having served in the United States Army in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. As one of the first writers at Blizzard Entertainment, he has more than two decades of experience in the cutting edge of the gaming industry. He is currently working on a graphic novel, Rook, as well as a number of film projects. In 2016 Riverdale Avenue Press published his memoir Lost and Found: An Autobiography About Discovering Family, available wherever books are sold. He has also self-published his first full-length horror novel, The Turning, and its prequel, Whisper Lake, both available on Amazon. Most recently, Micky was tapped to write the comic book series The Howling: Revenge of the Werewolf Queen, a continuation of beloved 1981 Joe Dante horror film The Howling.
Samwise Didier, Author: SAMWISE, aka Sam Didier, is senior art director at Blizzard Entertainment. He is responsible for directing the art style for Warcraft, StarCraft, and Heroes of the Storm, as well as for creating artwork for World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, and Diablo. Samwise’s previous books include Grimbeard: Tales of the Last Dwarf and The Last Winter.