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Assassin's Creed: Templars

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AuthorFred Van Lente
GenresAction, Adventure, Historical Fiction
PublisherTitan Comics
IllustratorDennis Calero
Issue Number9
Release Date2016-12-14
Number of Pages28
Original TitleAssassin's Creed: Templars
Comics Issue NameAssassin's Creed: Templars
Country of OriginUSA
Publisher Website URLhttps://titan-comics.com/
Assassin's Creed: Templar is a leap into the vast secret depths of the universe's knowledge. In this immersive series, we step away from the lens of traditional characters to reveal the machinations of the Knights Templar involved in their relentless search for the Fragments of Eden. By eloquently telling the darker side of history, readers witness first-hand accounts of the Templars demonstrating their ruthless ruthlessness, their iron will and sometimes undeniable humanity. The series takes an unexpected departure from the traditional saga as the lines of friend and foe blur and important political events play out in the background. Indeed, Templars is a must-read for Assassin's Creed fans or anyone interested in the shadows that hide the truth of our world.


The Assassin's Creed: Templars comic series is an exciting installment in the hit video game franchise, giving readers an in-depth look at the manipulative and enigmatic organization known as the Templar Order. A series set in the 20th century. Shanghai, illuminates the fascinating saga of a Black Cross Templar determined to expose the order's betrayal. Richly drawn characters full of ideological complexity and conflicting loyalties bring depth and intrigue to the story. The series features a fascinating and complex plot with unexpected twists, vividly capturing the inherent conflict between freedom and order that defines the Assassin's Creed universe. An immersive exploration of the moral gray areas that pervade the ongoing Assassin-Templar conflict, Assassins Creed: Templars offers fans a new perspective and reaffirms the richness of the franchise's narrative.


The story of the Assassin's Creed: Templar comic series delves into the complex history of the Knights Templar order. Moving gracefully between Shanghai in 1927. and London 2016, the story revolves around the Black Cross, a towering figure forcing the Templars to obey their ancient laws. However, in the modern world, a new character, the former owner of the Black Cross, Otso Berg, seeks to uncover the history and goals of this mysterious figure. As the stories intertwine, the comic book series reveals the secrets of the Assassin's Creed universe, which effortlessly moves across continents and centuries. It raises thought-provoking questions about the power, loyalty and tumultuous legacies of the ongoing conflict between Assassins and Templars.


Assassin's Creed: Templar is a charming comic series that delves into the vast universe of Assassin's Creed, focusing on the battles of the Templar Order. The series is written by Fred Van Lente, an acclaimed author best known for his work on Marvel Zombies and Archer & Armstrong. He was joined by illustrator Dennis Calero, who deftly captured the essence of the Templars' powerful yet mysteriously menacing presence.
The series began in 2016 under the direction of Titan Comics, a renowned publisher known for its prowess in creating engaging adaptations of popular video games. The initial response to the Templar series was positive, with fans praising the innovative exploration of the Assassin's Creed story from a unique perspective: the Templars. Although traditionally portrayed as adversaries, the Templars offered a nuanced portrayal that made the Order more than one-dimensional villains.
Titan Comics ensured meticulous production quality and highlighted the compelling story with captivating high definition art. Each panel has been rendered in atmospheric detail, enhancing the rich and immersive backdrop of the Assassin's Creed universe. The series has been well received by fans and critics alike, making it an important addition to the franchise's dynamic legacy.


In the Release category, Assassin's Creed: Templars comics offer a very compelling historical narrative based on the popular video game series. The story presents the traditional Assassins vs Templars story from the perspective of the Templars, with two groups behind the scenes of the story. in 2016 Presented by Titan Comics, these richly detailed comics seamlessly blend historical fact with creative fiction. The internationally acclaimed writers and artists behind the project consistently deliver captivating storylines set at various points in history, from Victorian Shanghai to wartime Berlin. Each issue expands the complex universe of Assassin's Creed and delves into the story surrounding the Templars and their relentless search for the Piece of Eden. A must-read for all Assassin's Creed fans and history buffs, it contains a thrilling tale of power, deceit and sacrifice.


The release of the Assassin's Creed: Templars comic book has brought new excitement and intrigue to the already passionate fans of the Assassin's Creed franchise. Perfectly following the historical and complex web that shaped the video game series, the Templar comic series delves into the darker and less explored side of the dual conflict. Focuses on the Knights Templar order in the Victorian era, attempting to paint a more complete picture of their motivations, struggles and basic humanity.
The first issue was published in 2016. March. and marked the jump to the next leap in the controversial Assassin's Creed series of antagonists. Featuring powerful storytelling and vividly expressive artwork, the comics resonate deeply with fans and successfully maintain the high standards of the critically acclaimed video game series. The creative team of Fred Van Lente and Dennis Calero ensure that every frame effectively conveys a complex story that is both dark and compelling.
Each issue of Assassin's Creed: Templar is an integral part of the rich tapestry of the Assassin's Creed continuum, expanding readers' perspectives and immersing them in the overarching story. Focusing on the Templars, the traditionally perceived villains, this comic explores the moral ambiguity that underlines the eternal battle between the Assassins and the Templars.


Assassin's Creed: Templar has emerged as a unique aspect of the large-scale Assassin's Creed franchise. The comic series is a must-read for anyone interested in the historical lore and narrative that fuels the Assassin's Creed universe. Critics praised Knights Templar for focusing on the perspective of the series' antagonists, bringing a breath of fresh air to the franchise. The narrative is layered and complex, showing a deep understanding of Assassin's Creed history and accurately and authentically portraying various historical periods. The artwork also featured attention to detail, dynamic action sequences, and beautifully rendered settings that set it apart from its contemporaries. Readers appreciated how the Templar storylines added more depth to the series' enemy group while challenging the traditional Assassin-Temlar dynamic. Despite some criticism of its pacing and the need for prior knowledge of the universe to fully enjoy, The Templars impressed, heralding a bright future for further exploration of the Assassin's Creed universe in comic form.

Cultural impact

Since its release, the Assassin's Creed: Templar comics have had a major impact on pop culture, adding an enriched new dimension to the Assassin's Creed universe. The comic book series offers new perspectives on historical events and periods, creatively interweaving them with the eternal feud between the Templars and the Assassins. Exploring various characters and locations in 19th century Shanghai, the series has highlighted the more nuanced and less explored aspects of the game's story and history, intriguing and educating fans. Representation of the Templars encouraged stimulating conversations about morality and the nature of government. Additionally, its cutting-edge artwork, rich storytelling, and character development have garnered critical acclaim and have gone a long way toward legitimizing video game-based comics in the larger comic book fraternity. Indeed, Assassin's Creed: Templars is much more than just an adaptation, it is responsible for the history of that adaptation and their potential cultural significance.