MTV has posted issue number zero of the new World of Warcraft comic, right up there for free online so everyone can read it. They had the first page up a little while ago, and now that the comic is dropping later this week, they've got a special five page preview up as well.

It's an interesting read. They don't waste any time getting right into the mix of things-- there's background on Reghar Earthfury (supposedly our Horde hero for the comic, and he's a Shaman, which automatically makes him a badass), and the story revolves around an event-- just as we were told-- in the Dire Maul arena. A gladiatorial group called the Crimson Ring also features, but I've never heard of them. Either they're new to the lore, or I'm just not as knowledgeable about underground fighting rights in Azeroth as I should be.

The art isn't bad at all, but it's nothing to write home about, either. Still, it's nice to see the World of Warcraft in comic form, and hopefully the story will turn out to be all that the fans think it should. Gonna grab the comic later this week?

[Via Massively]

This article was originally published on WoW Insider.

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