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kleaneasy
07-15-2010, 10:49 AM
UBISOFT® ANNOUNCES ASSASSIN’S CREED COMIC BOOK MINI-SERIES

Eisner Award Nominees Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl to Create the Three Instalment Series and Unveil Details During Panel at Comic-Con in San Diego Next Week

LONDON, UK – July 15, 2010 – Today, Ubisoft announced an Assassin’s Creed comic book mini-series is currently in development and due for release this fall. Developed by Eisner Award nominees and Shuster Award-winning illustrators Cameron Stewart (Batman & Robin, Seaguy and Catwoman) and Karl Kerschl (Superman and The Flash), the Assassin’s Creed comic mini-series will be unveiled during a panel to be held on July 22, 2010 from 3:30–4:30 p.m. in Room 7AB at Comic-Con International: San Diego.

Moderated by G4TV’s Morgan Webb, the panel entitled “Assassin’s Creed: Behind and Beyond the Brotherhood” will include details of the new comic series and the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood video game release. Featured panelists will include Stewart and Kerschl, along with Jeffrey Johalem, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood video game scriptwriter. Stewart and Kerschl recently visited Saint Petersburg, Russia on a research trip for the upcoming project. That visit, along with the teaser video released today, will give fans an inkling on where and when the new Assassin comic series will be taking place. Additional details on the project will be revealed at the Comic-Con panel.

The new comic series is part of Ubisoft Montreal’s UbiWorkshop initiative that encompasses a number of the studio’s projects related to leveraging Ubisoft intellectual properties in entertainment mediums outside of video games, such as comic books.

“We always thought that the Assassin’s Creed universe would be perfect for transmedia initiatives like this new comic series,” said Mathieu Ferland, transmedia senior producer at Ubisoft Montreal. “We are excited to have the fantastic and acclaimed artists Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl working on the project. Ubisoft is looking forward to showing Assassin’s Creed fans what these talented artists have been up to at next week’s Comic-Con panel.”

LINKS TO MORE INFORMATION:
For more information about Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, please visit: www.assassinscreed.com (http://www.assassinscreed.com).

For more information on Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl, please visit: www.cameron-stewart.com (http://www.cameron-stewart.com) and www.karlkerschl.com (http://www.karlkerschl.com).

Download Comic Teaser Video and Logo Here: ftp://UbisoftPress:yZZHE4vu@pr...oft.com/AC_Comic.zip (ftp://UbisoftPress:yZZHE4vu@privateftp.ubisoft.com/AC_Comic.zip)

To learn more about UbiWorkshop initiatives, please visit: www.ubiworkshop.com (http://www.ubiworkshop.com) or follow @ubiworkshop on Twitter.

kleaneasy
07-15-2010, 10:49 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">UBISOFT® ANNOUNCES ASSASSIN’S CREED COMIC BOOK MINI-SERIES

Eisner Award Nominees Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl to Create the Three Instalment Series and Unveil Details During Panel at Comic-Con in San Diego Next Week

LONDON, UK – July 15, 2010 – Today, Ubisoft announced an Assassin’s Creed comic book mini-series is currently in development and due for release this fall. Developed by Eisner Award nominees and Shuster Award-winning illustrators Cameron Stewart (Batman & Robin, Seaguy and Catwoman) and Karl Kerschl (Superman and The Flash), the Assassin’s Creed comic mini-series will be unveiled during a panel to be held on July 22, 2010 from 3:30–4:30 p.m. in Room 7AB at Comic-Con International: San Diego.

Moderated by G4TV’s Morgan Webb, the panel entitled “Assassin’s Creed: Behind and Beyond the Brotherhood” will include details of the new comic series and the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood video game release. Featured panelists will include Stewart and Kerschl, along with Jeffrey Johalem, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood video game scriptwriter. Stewart and Kerschl recently visited Saint Petersburg, Russia on a research trip for the upcoming project. That visit, along with the teaser video released today, will give fans an inkling on where and when the new Assassin comic series will be taking place. Additional details on the project will be revealed at the Comic-Con panel.

The new comic series is part of Ubisoft Montreal’s UbiWorkshop initiative that encompasses a number of the studio’s projects related to leveraging Ubisoft intellectual properties in entertainment mediums outside of video games, such as comic books.

“We always thought that the Assassin’s Creed universe would be perfect for transmedia initiatives like this new comic series,” said Mathieu Ferland, transmedia senior producer at Ubisoft Montreal. “We are excited to have the fantastic and acclaimed artists Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl working on the project. Ubisoft is looking forward to showing Assassin’s Creed fans what these talented artists have been up to at next week’s Comic-Con panel.”

LINKS TO MORE INFORMATION:
For more information about Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, please visit: www.assassinscreed.com (http://www.assassinscreed.com).

For more information on Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl, please visit: www.cameron-stewart.com (http://www.cameron-stewart.com) and www.karlkerschl.com (http://www.karlkerschl.com).

Download Comic Teaser Video and Logo Here: ftp://UbisoftPress:yZZHE4vu@pr...oft.com/AC_Comic.zip (ftp://UbisoftPress:yZZHE4vu@privateftp.ubisoft.com/AC_Comic.zip)

To learn more about UbiWorkshop initiatives, please visit: www.ubiworkshop.com (http://www.ubiworkshop.com) or follow @ubiworkshop on Twitter.

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Ru1986
07-15-2010, 11:18 AM
Kinda cool if i was younger but as a 23 year old maybe a bit beyond me i will give it a chance though.

phil.llllll
07-15-2010, 12:23 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Ru1986:
Kinda cool if i was younger but as a 23 year old maybe a bit beyond me i will give it a chance though. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Something tells me this isn't going to be for kids..

fevereon
07-16-2010, 10:48 AM
The variant design of the AC logo is AWESOME

as for the rest of this.

YES.

hyoid.TR
07-20-2010, 03:53 PM
if they'll make the next Assasins game about 2.World War it will be so terrible! if i want guns i'll play COD series again and again.

sandmansaul
07-23-2011, 09:11 PM
i dont want to sound mean but a comic book series will RUIN IT!!!!!

CRUDFACE
07-23-2011, 09:19 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by sandmansaul:
i dont want to sound mean but a comic book series will RUIN IT!!!!! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Dude, this is from a while ago. The fall is out, it's pretty good and the next one is on it's way, called The chain.

Look at the dates above you.