Del Rey Books

Del Rey Books is a branch of Ballantine Books, which is owned by Random House and, in turn, by Penguin Random House. It is a separate imprint established in 1977 under the editorship of author Lester del Rey and his wife Judy-Lynn del Rey. It specializes in science fiction and fantasy books, and formerly manga under its Del Rey Manga imprint.
The first new novel published by Del Rey was The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks in 1977. Del Rey also publishes the Star Wars novels under the LucasBooks sub-imprint.


  1. Batman: Dead White by John Shirley
  2. Batman: Inferno by Alex Irvine
  3. Batman: Fear Itself by Michael Reaves and Steven-Elliot Altman
;Dragonriders of Pern
;Ghosts of Albion
;God of War
  1. God of War by Matthew Stover and Robert E. Vardeman
  2. God of War II by Robert E. Vardeman
  1. ' by Eric Nylund
  2. ' by William C. Dietz
  3. ' by Eric Nylund
  1. Spider-Man by Peter David
  2. Spider-Man 2 by Peter David
  3. Spider-Man 3 by Peter David
;Southern Victory
;Star Wars
  1. X-Men by Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith
  2. X-Men 2 by Chris Claremont
  3. ' by Chris Claremont