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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]


Issue Title Publication date Trade paperback
1 Assassin's Creed: Templars 1
23 March 2016
ACT Black Cross
Assassin's Creed: Templars –
Volume 1: Black Cross

6 December 2016[3]
2 Assassin's Creed: Templars 2
27 April 2016
3 Assassin's Creed: Templars 3
15 June 2016
4 Assassin's Creed: Templars 4
27 July 2016
5 Assassin's Creed: Templars 5
7 September 2016
6 Assassin's Creed: Templars 6
19 October 2016
ACT Iron Cross
Assassin's Creed: Templars –
Volume 2: Cross of War

23 May 2017[4]
7 Assassin's Creed: Templars 7
16 November 2016
8 Assassin's Creed: Templars 8
7 December 2016
9 Assassin's Creed: Templars 9
25 January 2017


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