Assassin's Creed: Uprising #1

Assassin's Creed: Uprising #1

Writer: Dan Watters, Alex Paknadel Artist: Jose Holder Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: February 1, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 1
7.2Critic Rating
5.0User Rating

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Join us for this game-changing new chapter in the ongoing Assassin's Creed saga! With the Phoenix Project nearing its completion, tensions are running high for both the Brotherhood and the Templar Order. A new world order is on the horizon and only Charlotte and her new allies have the knowledge and skill to save humanity from subjugation. Meanwhile, after discovering a rebel faction within his order, Templar agent, Otso Berg begins to question his loyalties.

  • 8.0
    Hulking Reviewer - Kareem Ali Feb 2, 2017

    Assassin's Creed Uprising #1 is an entertaining start to the series with its blend of action and character development. It starts off action-packed with Charlotte jumping out the window and that intensity never lets up throughout the issue. The Assassins come off as slightly generic but that's mostly due to the series just starting. However, the addition of the Templars gives the story more depth and I can't wait to see what's next. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Ryan.L Jan 31, 2017

    If you are a fan of Assassin's Creed then you really should pick this book up. Many of the story lines from the games are going to be major plot points in this series so you are not going to want to miss it. This is an incredible first issue to what I know will be and outstanding series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Jan 24, 2017

    Armed with a tight script and flowing, well rendered visuals Assassin's Creed: Uprising #1 is another formidable debut for Titan Comics and its evolving Assassin's Creed line. Alex Paknadel, Dan Watters, Jose Holder and Marco Lesko leap into the unknown of this new title and despite working without a net this creative team provides a nice balance of new ideas and established continuity culminating in an all around satisfying first volley for this new ongoing series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Gregory Ellner Feb 6, 2017

    Excellent primer for the "Assassin's Creed" franchise's various factions, while delving deeper into the modern-day mythos. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    SciFiPulse - Oral Frier Feb 2, 2017

    Assassins Creed has a devout following, and this is for good reason. Shadowy organizations battling for the fate of the world is makes for one compelling story. Fans of the series will probably enjoy the exploring the universe further. However, readers with only a cursory understanding of the story may want to steer clear until they have either played the game or read previous series. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Bleeding Cool - Eliot Cole Jan 30, 2017

    This is a very good beginning for Paknadel, Watters and crew, it's right on the money, and worth yours. Read Full Review

  • 6.7
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Feb 2, 2017

    Unfortunately, while the script mostly avoids becoming too cluttered, the same can't be said for the art. Jose Holder makes many odd framing choices that make it difficult to follow the flow of battle and leave key characters relegated to the background or obscured by shadow at awkward times. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Nerdophiles - Beatrice Longshore Feb 2, 2017

    For fans of the comics and games, this will be an enjoyable read, leaving you awaiting the next entry to find out in what kind of situation could Assassins and Templars have actually joined teams? And for me, this series already has me doubting myself as I'm intrigued and drawn to the character of the Black Cross. Can I actually root for a Templar? Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Nerdophiles - New Author Feb 8, 2017

    This series is definitely written for those who have been reading the other Assassin's Creed comic titles while also playing the games. It merges characters from both Assassin and Templar comics into one interwoven story-arc. Theoretically, this is also the conclusion of the Phoenix Project storyline that permeated the game Assassin's Creed: Unity, meaning that it is best understood in the context of the current timeline of that game in particular.  Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Flickering Myth - Calum Petrie Feb 3, 2017

    Overall I am not disappointed with the issue, but I found a lot of the character introduction fast paced and throwing too much information at the reader in such a short space of time. I feel like possibly these opening issues could possibly being 1.5 times the size of a standard issue to make sure they take the time to get all the character building to a reasonable pacing.Hopefully the next issue builds a good solid foundation for the rest of the series to move forward on. Read Full Review

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