Ubisoft bringing Assassin's Creed collectibles to NYCC
Ubisoft today revealed their Assassin's Creed collectible lineup for New York Comic-Con 2015.
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Ubisoft has teamed up with a host of acclaimed licensees at New York Comic Con (NYCC), October 8-11 at the Javits Center, to showcase new Assassin's Creed merchandise and publishing products, along with special offerings and exclusive fan experiences.
Ubisoft and Titan Comics will host a panel featuring the first of an ongoing series of Assassin's Creed comics at NYCC on Thursday, October 8, at 1:45 pm, in room 1A24 following a signing session at 3:00 pm at the Titan booth, #2142.
Brand Content Director Aymar Azaizia and Chief Writer Richard Farrese will join writers Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery together with artist Dennis Calero to discuss the Assassins Creed comic series, introducing new Assassins, a new story and unexplored historical settings.
Attendees will have an opportunity to get the first issue of the new comic, before its availability nationwide on October 14. An NYCC-exclusive edition of the first issue, featuring an exclusive cover by Dennis Calero, will also be available. Finally, on Saturday, October 10, at 1:30 pm, Assassin's Creed cosplayers visiting the Titan booth will be given an exclusive signed art card, while supplies last.
Penguin Random House
Hitting stores in the US and Canada on December 1, Assassin's Creed Underworld is the latest gripping novel in the series by Oliver Bowden. The book explores the life of Henry Green, a prominent character in Assassin's Creed Syndicate, depicting his experience prior and during the events happening in the game. Stop by the Penguin Random House booth, #2204 during the show, to grab a free copy of the Assassin's Creed Renaissance and Assassin's Creed Unity novels by Oliver Bowden, while supplies last.
Go on a complete visual exploration of the entire Assassin's Creed franchise, including the games, spin-offs, downloadable content, comics and collectible figures with Assassin's Creed: The Complete Visual History, a new book published by Insight Editions and set to release on October 13. Fans attending will be able to purchase the book at a special NYCC discounted price at the Insight Editions booth, #1765 before its official launch date. Four copies signed by a roster of Assassin's Creed artists will be available exclusively at the show, and visitors will be able to participate in a daily drawing to win one of these copies at the Insight Editions booth. The first 10 fans to purchase a copy of the book will receive a print of the cover art signed by artist Jeff Simpson. Additionally, Assassin's Creed journals will be given away to the first 10 Assassin's Creed cosplayers who stop by the Insight Editions booth on Saturday, October 10, at 12:15 pm.
McFarlane Toys will feature all-new Assassin's Creed figures at their booth, #1526, including Shay Cormac of Assassin's Creed Rogue, and Jacob Frye, the brash and reckless protagonist from Assassin's Creed Syndicate. On Saturday, October 10, at 2:30 pm, the first 15 Assassin's Creed cosplayers to stop by the McFarlane Toys booth will be treated to a figure designed and signed by award-winning artist Todd McFarlane.
TriForce will be showcasing for the first time the Assassin's Creed Syndicate - Jacob Frye Premier Scale Statue, in greyscale, at their booth #636. Intricately crafted by the artisans at TriForce and cast in polystone, the statue measures 14" in height, and weighs in at 10 pounds.
Attendees will have the chance to pre-order one of the 500 authentic statues and receive a 15% discount on the Jacob Frye statue, exclusively at the TriForce booth.