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Assassin's Creed: Templars, otherwise simply known as Templars, was a comic book series from Titan Comics. Written by Fred Van Lente and illustrated by Dennis Calero, the series debuted its first issue in March 2016.

The first arc of the series focuses on the Templar Order, with its modern day story set in November 2013 while the historical story takes place in Shanghai in the year 1927 featuring a Templar known as Black Cross.

The second and final arc has its modern day story set in 2016, following Juhani Otso Berg and Albert Bolden living through his descendants memories in 1805 using the Animus.

In October 2016, Titan announced that after its ninth issue, Templars, alongside its sister-series, Assassins, would be relaunched with a new creative team as Assassin's Creed: Uprising.

Press release

Titan Comics is thrilled to announce their second ongoing Assassin's Creed comic series, Assassin's Creed: Templars.

Assassin's Creed is one of the most popular franchises in the video game industry, winning numerous accolades and acclaim since it first debuted in 2007. Over time, its reach has broadened into numerous media beyond games, enriching the Assassin's Creed lore for the joy of many fans.

Writer Fred Van Lente (Marvel Zombies, Iron Man) and artist Dennis Calero (Cowboys & Aliens, X-Men Noir) made a special appearance at official Assassin's Creed comic panel at NYCC, announcing Titan's brand new ongoing comic series, Assassin's Creed: Templars.[1]


The series was officially announced at the 2015 New York Comic Con, in the Assassin's Creed comic panel attended by writer Fred Van Lente and artist Dennis Calero.[2]


Color code key:
Collected (TPB) issue Released issue Future issue
IssueTitlePublication dateTrade paperback
1Assassin's Creed: Templars 1 March 23, 2016
ACT Black Cross
Assassin's Creed Templars Volume 1: Black Cross
November 9, 2016[3]
2Assassin's Creed: Templars 2 April 27, 2016
3Assassin's Creed: Templars 3 June 15, 2016
4Assassin's Creed: Templars 4 July 27, 2016
5Assassin's Creed: Templars 5 September 7, 2016
6Assassin's Creed: Templars 6 October 19, 2016
ACT Iron Cross
Assassin's Creed Templars Volume 2: Cross of War
April 19, 2017[4]
7Assassin's Creed: Templars 7 November 16, 2016
8Assassin's Creed: Templars 8 December 7, 2016
9Assassin's Creed: Templars 9 January 25, 2017


Titan Comics
The Fall: 123
Assassins: 1234567891011121314
FCBD 2016
Templars: 123456789
Locus: 1234
Uprising: 123456789101112
Reflections: 1234
Origins: 1234
Trade paperbacks
The FallThe Chain (Subject Four/The Fall & The Chain)Brahman
Assassins Vol. 1Assassins Vol. 2Assassins Vol. 3
Templars Vol. 1Templars Vol. 2
Uprising Vol. 1Uprising Vol. 2Uprising Vol. 3
Les Deux Royaumes
Trade paperbacks
The Ankh of Isis: 123
The Hawk: 456
Conspiracies: 12 (Collection)
Bloodstone: 12
Dark Horse Comics
Song of Glory: 123
Awakening: 12 (Omnibus)
Blade of Shao Jun: 12

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