Assassin's Creed has been a breakout franchise for Titan Comics with a host of series on the go at any one time, and soon the publisher will add to those ranks with an English translation of Yano Takashi and Oiwa Kenji's adaptation of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

Ahead of its release next month, Titan Comics has provided ComicsAlliance with an exclusive first look at the first volume of the Western adaptation of Assassin's Creed: Awakening.

Assassin's Creed: Awakening tells the story of Edward Kenway on his path from lowly privateer to world class pirate and member of the Assassin's brotherhood. Over the course of his journey in the game the manga is based on, he learns more about Those Who Came Before, the mysterious alien race who preceded humans, and helps save the entire world.

The Kenway family is one of the most important families in the Assassin's Creed franchise as Edward's son goes on to betray the Assassin's and join the villainous Templars, and his grandson Ratonhnhaké:ton would help rebuild the Assassin Order during Revolutionary America.

Check out the preview below

 

Oiwa Kenji
Nana Lee
Sonia Leong
Kate Brown

 

Here's the full solicitation information:

Assassin's Creed: Awakening #1

Jump back into the world of Edward Kenway, lead character of the best-selling fan favorite game, Assassin's Creed: Black Flag, in this beautiful manga adaptation. Return to the Golden Age of Pirates once more and relive the adventures of the brilliant young captain!

COVER A: Oiwa Kenji
COVER B: Oiwa Kenji
COVER C: Sonia Leong
COVER D: Kate Brown
COVER E: Nana Lee