TITAN ANNOUNCES A BRAND NEW COMICS SERIES, BASED ON THE ASSASSIN’S CREEDÂ® UNIVERSE: `LAST DESCENDANTS â€“ LOCUS`
Titan Comics are thrilled to announce an all-new Assassinâ€™s Creed mini-series launching in September! This four-part comic series is penned by Eisner-nominated Ian Edginton (X-Force, H.G. Wellsâ€™ War of the Worlds) and ties directly into the forthcoming Assassinâ€™s Creed young adult book series, Last Descendants by Matthew J. Kirby, to be published by Scholastic on August 30 2016. Fans of the Assassinâ€™s Creed video game will also be able to revisit the Victorian London setting of Assassinâ€™s Creed Syndicates.
The first issue of Last Descendants – Locus arrives in stores and digital platforms on September 21, and expands Titan Comicsâ€™ popular Assassinâ€™s Creed comics line, which already includes Assassinâ€™s Creed: Assassins and Assassinâ€™s Creed: Templars.
IanEdginton teams up with rising star artist, Caspar Wijngaard (Image Comicsâ€™ Limbo) to bring a new dimension to the legendary video game franchise! In Last Descendants â€“ Locus, readers will follow the story of Sean, a teenager caught up in the Assassin s Creed and Templar conflict in present day, as he peers back into the memories of his ancestor Tommy Greyling and gets to experience the sordid squalor of Victorian London (as seen in Assassinâ€™s CreedSyndicate). A captivating adventure unfolds, with Greyling hunting for the answers to a mystery that could change the world,
Released late 2015, Assassinâ€™s Creed: Syndicate is considered one of the strongest entries to date, with review websites GameRankings and Metacritic ranking the series at 82.27% and 78/100. The franchiseâ€™s highly anticipated first movie starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard is released in theatres this December.