It’s 1860s London — the Industrial Revolution. It’s an era of great change, much for the better. The economy is growing, but so is the wealth gap. There’s class warfare and bare-knuckle brawling, harlots and hooligans. The fatcats flaunt their spoils, while the poor lads toil in their factories, many lucky to see their 20th birthday. It’s a city in need of change. Enter Jacob Frye. Exit lots of others.
Here’s a short film by F. Gary Gray that debuted at the Assassins’s Creed Syndicate Comic-Con panel today. The director of N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton helmed the pic, which is illustrated by veteran comics penciller and inker Pop Mhan.