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Darkness (1996 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 1A

    Variant blue cover. Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt). "Coming Of Age," script by Garth Ennis, pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt); In New York City, Jackie Estacado is introduced as he stalks an undisclosed person for his "Uncle" Frankie Franchetti; The pair suspect that this man has been cheating the Franchetti Crime Family and decide on a whim that he would be better off dead; Jackie crushes the man with his sports car and shoots him several until he's dead; The Brotherhood of Darkness and a group of Angelus' warriors attack Jackie. "I Hope You've Enjoyed The Darkness" article by Marc Silvestri, pencils by Silvestri; Silvestri describes the making of the series. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1B
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 1B
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    Variant black cover by Marc Sylvestri. "Coming Of Age," script by Garth Ennis, pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt); In New York City, Jackie Estacado is introduced as he stalks an undisclosed person for his "Uncle" Frankie Franchetti; The pair suspect that this man has been cheating the Franchetti Crime Family and decide on a whim that he would be better off dead; Jackie crushes the man with his sports car and shoots him several until he's dead; The Brotherhood of Darkness and a group of Angelus' warriors attack Jackie. "I Hope You've Enjoyed The Darkness" article by Marc Silvestri, pencils by Silvestri; Silvestri describes the making of the series. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1B.DF.SIGNED
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 1B.DF.SIGNED
    Published Dec 1996 by Image.

    Dynamic Forces Signed Edition - Signed by Marc Silvestri and Batt - Limited to 750 copies. Includes certificate of authenticity. "Coming Of Age," script by Garth Ennis, pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt); In New York City, Jackie Estacado is introduced as he stalks an undisclosed person for his "Uncle" Frankie Franchetti; The pair suspect that this man has been cheating the Franchetti Crime Family and decide on a whim that he would be better off dead; Jackie crushes the man with his sports car and shoots him several until he's dead; The Brotherhood of Darkness and a group of Angelus' warriors attack Jackie. "I Hope You've Enjoyed The Darkness" article by Marc Silvestri, pencils by Silvestri; Silvestri describes the making of the series. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1B.SILVER
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 1B.SILVER
    Published Dec 1996 by Image.

    Platinum Edition. Silver Foil Title. Cover by Marc Sylvestri. "Coming Of Age," script by Garth Ennis, pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt); In New York City, Jackie Estacado is introduced as he stalks an undisclosed person for his "Uncle" Frankie Franchetti; The pair suspect that this man has been cheating the Franchetti Crime Family and decide on a whim that he would be better off dead; Jackie crushes the man with his sports car and shoots him several until he's dead; The Brotherhood of Darkness and a group of Angelus' warriors attack Jackie. "I Hope You've Enjoyed The Darkness" article by Marc Silvestri, pencils by Silvestri; Silvestri describes the making of the series. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #1D
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 1D

    Top Cow Fan Club Edition. "Coming Of Age," script by Garth Ennis, pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt); In New York City, Jackie Estacado is introduced as he stalks an undisclosed person for his "Uncle" Frankie Franchetti; The pair suspect that this man has been cheating the Franchetti Crime Family and decide on a whim that he would be better off dead; Jackie crushes the man with his sports car and shoots him several until he's dead; The Brotherhood of Darkness and a group of Angelus' warriors attack Jackie. "I Hope You've Enjoyed The Darkness" article by Marc Silvestri, pencils by Silvestri; Silvestri describes the making of the series. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #2
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 2

    Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt). "Underworld," script by Garth Ennis, pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Batt, Aaron Sowd (ink assists), and Victor Llamas (ink assists); Jackie is sleeping in the garbage where Jenny works; He goes inside and is offered coffee, but sees a Darkling on his drink's reflection and leaves the bar; Sonatine plans to meet Jackie Estacado as his first attempt failed; Uncle Frankie is in the hospital, recovering from an attack from the last issue; Sonatine, the leader of the Brotherhood, introduces himself to Jackie and explains the story behind The Darkness and The Angelus; Sonatine wants to use Jackie for the Brotherhood. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 3

    Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt). "Almost An Angel," script by Garth Ennis, pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Nathan Cabrera (assistant); Sonatine confronts Jackie with the fact that he can no longer have sex; Eventually Jackie decides to discuss matters with Sonatine because he kidnapped Jenny but is attacked by the Angelus. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 4

    Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt). "Brought To Light," script by Garth Ennis, pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt) and Victor Llamas (assistant); Jackie fights the Angelus during daylight and manages to escape from her; But not without taking a hostage with her; The Angelus is outraged and sends out all her warriors to find him, but Jackie is taking care of his own bussiness. However, Jenny learns the horrible truth behind Jackie. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #5
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 5

    Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt). "Apocalypse Shortly," script by Garth Ennis, pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Batt and Victor Llamas (assistant); Uncle Frankie tells Jackie about his father; Jackie makes a deal with The Angelus. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 6

    Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt). "End of an Era," script by Garth Ennis, pencils by Marc Silvestri (pp. 1-17) and Cedric Nocon (pp. 18-24), inks by Matt Banning (as Batt) (pp. 1-9), Billy Tan (pp. 10, 11, 16), Danny Miki (pp. 12-13), Richard Bennett (pp. 14-15), Marlo Alquiza (p. 17), John Livesay (pp. 18-24), and Victor Llamas (assistant); The highly anticipated fight between The Angelus and The Darkness commences; one of them will die; Jenny decide it's time to say good-bye. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #7A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 7A

    Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt). "Playing God," script by David Wohl and Christina Z, pencils by Marc Silvestri (pages 1-6), Steven Platt (pages 7-10), Steve Firchow (pages 11-14), and Cedric Nocon (pages 15-20), inks by Matt Banning (as Batt) (pages 1-3, 7-10, 13, 16), Marc Silvestri (pages 4-6), John Livesay (pages 15, 17-20), Richard Bennett (pages 11, 12, 14), and Victor Llamas (assistant); Jackie tries to get a grasp on his powers; he tries to make a human female out of the Darkness, but it doesn't turn out quite turn out as hed hoped. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #7B
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 7B
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    Variant tan cover. Darkness surrounded by lots 'o girls. Cover pencils by Michael Turner, inks by D-Tron. "Playing God," script by David Wohl and Christina Z, pencils by Marc Silvestri (pages 1-6), Steven Platt (pages 7-10), Steve Firchow (pages 11-14), and Cedric Nocon (pages 15-20), inks by Matt Banning (as Batt) (pages 1-3, 7-10, 13, 16), Marc Silvestri (pages 4-6), John Livesay (pages 15, 17-20), Richard Bennett (pages 11, 12, 14), and Victor Llamas (assistant); Jackie tries to get a grasp on his powers; he tries to make a human female out of the Darkness, but it doesn't turn out quite turn out as hed hoped. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #8A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 8A

    Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt). Untitled story, script by Christina Z. and David Wohl, pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V, Richard Bennett, Edwin Rosell, John Livesay, Kevin Conrad, and Marco Galli (assistant); Italians and Yakuza form a truce, but, without knowing about said truce, Jackie goes and kills some of their men. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #8B
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 8B

    Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt). Untitled story, script by Christina Z. and David Wohl, pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V, Richard Bennett, Edwin Rosell, John Livesay, Kevin Conrad, and Marco Galli (assistant); Italians and Yakuza form a truce, but, without knowing about said truce, Jackie goes and kills some of their men. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #9A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 9A
    Published Nov 1997 by Image.

    "Family Ties Part Two," script by Christina Z. and David Wohl, pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V, Richard Bennett, Edwin Rosell, John Livesay, Kevin Conrad, and Marco Galli (assistant); The various factions are directed to a single place; Sonatine influences Ian to help him; Continued from Witchblade (Image, 1995 series) #18. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #10A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 10A
    Published Dec 1997 by Image.

    Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt). "Family Ties Part Three," script by David Wohl and Christina Z, pencils by Marc Silvestri (pages 1-3, 10, 20, 22), Joe Benitez (pages 6-9), Clarence Lansang (pages 4, 5, 21), and Michael Turner (uncredited, pages 11-19), inks by Joe Weems (pages 1, 7, 8, 14, 19-22), Jason Gorder (pages 2, 3, 10, 12, 13), John Livesay (pages 4-6, 9), Edwin Rosell (pages 16, 17), Marlo Alquiza (pages 11, 18), Richard Bennett (page 15), Marco Galli (assistant), and Victor Llamas (assistant); The meeting takes place in National Museum; The White Bulls and Japanese have a firefight while Witchblade and Darkness battle; Ian Nottingham steps in and does something unexpected. Continued in Witchblade (Image, 1995 series) #19. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #10JAYCO
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 10JAYCO
    Published 2005 by Image.
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    Wizard World Los Angeles "After School Special" Variant cover from Jay Company Comics with new museum style cover by Eric Basulda. Limited to 500. NOTE: Certificate of authenticity may or may not be present. "Family Ties Part Three," script by David Wohl and Christina Z, pencils by Marc Silvestri (pages 1-3, 10, 20, 22), Joe Benitez (pages 6-9), Clarence Lansang (pages 4, 5, 21), and Michael Turner (uncredited, pages 11-19), inks by Joe Weems (pages 1, 7, 8, 14, 19-22), Jason Gorder (pages 2, 3, 10, 12, 13), John Livesay (pages 4-6, 9), Edwin Rosell (pages 16, 17), Marlo Alquiza (pages 11, 18), Richard Bennett (page 15), Marco Galli (assistant), and Victor Llamas (assistant); The meeting takes place in National Museum; The White Bulls and Japanese have a firefight while Witchblade and Darkness battle; Ian Nottingham steps in and does something unexpected. Continued in Witchblade (Image, 1995 series) #19. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #11A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 11A

    Whilce Portacio cover. "Hearts of Darkness" Part One, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Clarence Lansang, inks by John Livesay, Danny Miki, Richard Bennettm, Jason Gorder, Victor Llamas, Team Tron (Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Andy Kim; Viet Truong), Marco Galli (assistant), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Aaron Ashcraft (assistant); Frankie's daughter Appolonia wants to take over; She has a grudge against Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11B
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 11B

    Brandon Peterson cover. "Hearts of Darkness" Part One, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Clarence Lansang, inks by John Livesay, Danny Miki, Richard Bennettm, Jason Gorder, Victor Llamas, Team Tron (Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Andy Kim; Viet Truong), Marco Galli (assistant), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Aaron Ashcraft (assistant); Frankie's daughter Appolonia wants to take over; She has a grudge against Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11C
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 11C

    Billy Tan cover. "Hearts of Darkness" Part One, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Clarence Lansang, inks by John Livesay, Danny Miki, Richard Bennettm, Jason Gorder, Victor Llamas, Team Tron (Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Andy Kim; Viet Truong), Marco Galli (assistant), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Aaron Ashcraft (assistant); Frankie's daughter Appolonia wants to take over; She has a grudge against Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11D
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 11D

    Joe Benitez cover. "Hearts of Darkness" Part One, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Clarence Lansang, inks by John Livesay, Danny Miki, Richard Bennettm, Jason Gorder, Victor Llamas, Team Tron (Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Andy Kim; Viet Truong), Marco Galli (assistant), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Aaron Ashcraft (assistant); Frankie's daughter Appolonia wants to take over; She has a grudge against Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11E
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 11E

    Hildebrant brothers cover. "Hearts of Darkness" Part One, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Clarence Lansang, inks by John Livesay, Danny Miki, Richard Bennettm, Jason Gorder, Victor Llamas, Team Tron (Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Andy Kim; Viet Truong), Marco Galli (assistant), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Aaron Ashcraft (assistant); Frankie's daughter Appolonia wants to take over; She has a grudge against Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11F
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 11F

    Dale Keown cover. "Hearts of Darkness" Part One, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Clarence Lansang, inks by John Livesay, Danny Miki, Richard Bennettm, Jason Gorder, Victor Llamas, Team Tron (Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Andy Kim; Viet Truong), Marco Galli (assistant), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Aaron Ashcraft (assistant); Frankie's daughter Appolonia wants to take over; She has a grudge against Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11G
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 11G

    Michael Turner cover. "Hearts of Darkness" Part One, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Clarence Lansang, inks by John Livesay, Danny Miki, Richard Bennettm, Jason Gorder, Victor Llamas, Team Tron (Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Andy Kim; Viet Truong), Marco Galli (assistant), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Aaron Ashcraft (assistant); Frankie's daughter Appolonia wants to take over; She has a grudge against Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11H
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 11H

    David Finch cover. "Hearts of Darkness" Part One, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Clarence Lansang, inks by John Livesay, Danny Miki, Richard Bennettm, Jason Gorder, Victor Llamas, Team Tron (Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Andy Kim; Viet Truong), Marco Galli (assistant), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Aaron Ashcraft (assistant); Frankie's daughter Appolonia wants to take over; She has a grudge against Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11I
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 11I

    Nathan Cabrera cover. "Hearts of Darkness" Part One, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Clarence Lansang, inks by John Livesay, Danny Miki, Richard Bennettm, Jason Gorder, Victor Llamas, Team Tron (Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Andy Kim; Viet Truong), Marco Galli (assistant), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Aaron Ashcraft (assistant); Frankie's daughter Appolonia wants to take over; She has a grudge against Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11J
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 11J

    Mark Silvestri cover. "Hearts of Darkness" Part One, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Clarence Lansang, inks by John Livesay, Danny Miki, Richard Bennettm, Jason Gorder, Victor Llamas, Team Tron (Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Andy Kim; Viet Truong), Marco Galli (assistant), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Aaron Ashcraft (assistant); Frankie's daughter Appolonia wants to take over; She has a grudge against Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11K.HOLO
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 11K.HOLO
    Published Jan 1998 by Image.
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    Holochrome Edition. "Hearts of Darkness" Part One, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Marc Silvestri, Joe Benitez, and Clarence Lansang, inks by John Livesay, Danny Miki, Richard Bennettm, Jason Gorder, Victor Llamas, Team Tron (Marcia Chen; Jose Guillen; Jeff De Los Santos; Andy Kim; Viet Truong), Marco Galli (assistant), Victor Llamas (assistant), and Aaron Ashcraft (assistant); Frankie's daughter Appolonia wants to take over; She has a grudge against Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #12
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 12

    By Garth Ennis, Malachy Coney, Marc Silvestri and Joe Benitez Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #13
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 13

    Cover pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems. "Hearts of Darkness" Part 3, script by Garth Ennis and Malachy Coney, pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems, Marco Galli (assistant), and Victor Llamas (assistant); Jackie's life is in danger; Sonatine and Apolonia Franchetti are ready to bring The Angelus back to life, but The Angelus will choose another host. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #14
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 14

    By Garth Ennis, Malachy Coney, Marc Silvestri and Joe Benitez Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #15
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 15

    Cover pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V. Untitled story, script by Malachy Coney, pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V, Victor Llamas, Marlo Alquiza, and Marco Galli (assistant); Cardinal Innocent sends a new Magdelena into service to kill Jackie Estacado. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #16
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 16

    Last $2.50 cover price. Cover pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V. Untitled story, script by Malachy Coney, pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V, Victor Llamas, Marlo Alquiza, Jonathan Sibal, and Marco Galli (assistant); The new Magdalena tries to kill Jackie; In the battle, the sacred Spear of Destiny used by the Magdalena is broken. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #18
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 18

    Cover pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V. Untitled story, script by Malachy Coney, Joe Benitez (assistant), and Marcia Chen (assistant), pencils by Joe Benitez, Brian Ching (assistant), and Keu Cha (assistant), inks by Joe Weems V, John Livesay, Marlo Alquiza, and Marco Galli (assistant); The Magdalena fails in her mission to kill Jackie and returns to her base; She is met by the Sisters of the Order of Magdalene who perform the Holy Rite of Consignment to prepare her properly for her role; But Jackie has tracked down the Magdalena and leaves her and the sisters crucified as a warning to those who sent her to kill him. Article in which Sonia Im discusses current Darkness events. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #19
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 19

    Cover pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V. Untitled story, script by Malachy Coney (plot), Joe Benitez (plot, script), and Marcia Chen (script), pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V, Jonathan Sibal, Jason Gorder, and Marco Galli (assistant); Jackie is asked to pick up the Don's goddaughter at the airport; Meanwhile, someone has put out a huge contract to have Jackie killed and would-be assassins are popping up everywhere. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #20A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 20A

    Untitled story, script by Malachy Coney and Marcia Chen, pencils by Joe Benitez, Dave Finch, and Marco Galli (assistant), inks by Marlo Alquiza, Joe Weems V, John Livesay, and Jonathan Sibal; Nicolleta is kidnapped and Jackie discovers his own grandmother is behind the kidnapping; She is also behind the contract to kill Jackie because she wants all the power of the Darkness returned to her; But her scheme will only work if Jackie is killed on December 21st while the sun is up; Since the sun is down, she has lost her chance but vows to try again in one year. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #20B
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 20B

    Cover art by Mark Silvestri. Untitled story, script by Malachy Coney and Marcia Chen, pencils by Joe Benitez, Dave Finch, and Marco Galli (assistant), inks by Marlo Alquiza, Joe Weems V, John Livesay, and Jonathan Sibal; Nicolleta is kidnapped and Jackie discovers his own grandmother is behind the kidnapping; She is also behind the contract to kill Jackie because she wants all the power of the Darkness returned to her; But her scheme will only work if Jackie is killed on December 21st while the sun is up; Since the sun is down, she has lost her chance but vows to try again in one year. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #20C
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 20C

    Cover pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Joe Weems V. Untitled story, script by Malachy Coney and Marcia Chen, pencils by Joe Benitez, Dave Finch, and Marco Galli (assistant), inks by Marlo Alquiza, Joe Weems V, John Livesay, and Jonathan Sibal; Nicolleta is kidnapped and Jackie discovers his own grandmother is behind the kidnapping; She is also behind the contract to kill Jackie because she wants all the power of the Darkness returned to her; But her scheme will only work if Jackie is killed on December 21st while the sun is up; Since the sun is down, she has lost her chance but vows to try again in one year. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #20JAYCO
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 20JAYCO
    Published Apr 1999 by Image.
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    • Includes certificate of authenticity from Jay Company Comics.

    Jay Company's Convention Exclusive Wizard World Los Angeles Limited to 500 Top Cow After School Special. Features an exclusive new cover by Ebas (Eric Basulda). NOTE: Jay Company certificate may or may not be included. Untitled story, script by Malachy Coney and Marcia Chen, pencils by Joe Benitez, Dave Finch, and Marco Galli (assistant), inks by Marlo Alquiza, Joe Weems V, John Livesay, and Jonathan Sibal; Nicolleta is kidnapped and Jackie discovers his own grandmother is behind the kidnapping; She is also behind the contract to kill Jackie because she wants all the power of the Darkness returned to her; But her scheme will only work if Jackie is killed on December 21st while the sun is up; Since the sun is down, she has lost her chance but vows to try again in one year. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #20JAYCO.SKETCH
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 20JAYCO.SKETCH
    Published Apr 1999 by Image.
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.80) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Jay Company San Diego Convention Exclusive Limited to 500. Features an exclusive new sketch cover by Ebas (Eric Basulda). Untitled story, script by Malachy Coney and Marcia Chen, pencils by Joe Benitez, Dave Finch, and Marco Galli (assistant), inks by Marlo Alquiza, Joe Weems V, John Livesay, and Jonathan Sibal; Nicolleta is kidnapped and Jackie discovers his own grandmother is behind the kidnapping; She is also behind the contract to kill Jackie because she wants all the power of the Darkness returned to her; But her scheme will only work if Jackie is killed on December 21st while the sun is up; Since the sun is down, she has lost her chance but vows to try again in one year. 36 pgs., full color.

  • Issue #21
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 21

    Cover pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V. Untitled story, script by Malachy Coney, pencils by David Finch (pages 1-4) and Clarence Lansang (pages 5-22), inks by Victor Llamas, Jonathan Sibal, John Livesay, Andy Owens, and Marco Galli (assistant); Jackie enlists a mystical helper to track down a mysterious town called Wyrmwood where Jenny issued a frantic phone call for help. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #22
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 22

    Cover pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V. Untitled story, script by Malachy Coney, pencils by Clarence Lansang and Ken Lashley, inks by Jonathan Sibal, Andy Owens, Victor Llamas, John Livesay, and Marco Galli (assistant); Jackie learns that another Estacado in a much earlier time had helped create the mysterious town called Wyrmwood that seems to exist outside the real world; Now the current inhabitants want Jackie to release them into real world so they can spread chaos; Instead, Jackie swallows the whole town back inside himself using the Darkness to end the threat and save Jenny. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #23
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 23

    Cover pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by Joe Weems V. Untitled story, script by Scott Lobdell, pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by John Livesay, Joe Weems, Jason Gorder, and Marco Galli (assistant); When Jackie is shot just before sundown, the Darklings take him to Dr. Fang's house for treatment; Dr. Fang is less than thrilled about this since when she was a med student, she owed Jackie's uncle a lot of money and Jackie had forced her to have sex with him as an "alternative payment plan"; Meanwhile, someone impersonating Jackie has taken his place in the company of the Don. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #24A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 24A

    Direct Edition. Cover pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by John Livesay. Untitled story, script by Scott Lobdell, pencils by Joe Benitez, Ken Lashley, and Draxhall Jump Studios (assistant), inks by John Livesay; Joe Weems; Draxhall Jump Studios; Steve Nelson (assistant); Still recovering from gunshots wounds in the previous issue, Jackie and Wenders take a reluctant Dr. Fang with them on a road trip to Vegas to determine who is impersonating Jackie with the Don. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #24N
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 24N

    Newsstand Edition. Cover pencils by Joe Benitez, inks by John Livesay. Untitled story, script by Scott Lobdell, pencils by Joe Benitez, Ken Lashley, and Draxhall Jump Studios (assistant), inks by John Livesay; Joe Weems; Draxhall Jump Studios; Steve Nelson (assistant); Still recovering from gunshots wounds in the previous issue, Jackie and Wenders take a reluctant Dr. Fang with them on a road trip to Vegas to determine who is impersonating Jackie with the Don. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #25A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 25A

    25A-Joe Benitez Cover Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell (P) Joe Benitez/Clarence Lansang What can we say? It had to be a double-size issue, just to fit in all the excitement and action and just plain weirdness that occurs as... The Darkness takes Las Vegas! Not that Jackie Estacado is a gamblin' man, but he finds himself in the city of sin when he tries to learn just who had the gall to steal his identity! The question is, can he get it back before the mysterious Angelus gets The Darkness in her sights?! Of course, the Angelus herself has her own problems when she comes tooth to claw with a long lost member of the Estacado family! And if you think she's surprised, imagine how Jackie feels?! This issue features just about every character seen in The Darkness and has an ending that will shock even the most hardened comic fan! FC, 48pg. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #25B
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 25B

    25B-Marc Silvestri variant cover produced in a 3 to 1 ratio. Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell (P) Joe Benitez/Clarence Lansang What can we say? It had to be a double-size issue, just to fit in all the excitement and action and just plain weirdness that occurs as... The Darkness takes Las Vegas! Not that Jackie Estacado is a gamblin' man, but he finds himself in the city of sin when he tries to learn just who had the gall to steal his identity! The question is, can he get it back before the mysterious Angelus gets The Darkness in her sights?! Of course, the Angelus herself has her own problems when she comes tooth to claw with a long lost member of the Estacado family! And if you think she's surprised, imagine how Jackie feels?! This issue features just about every character seen in The Darkness and has an ending that will shock even the most hardened comic fan! FC, 48pg. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #25B.HOLOFOIL
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 25B.HOLOFOIL
    Published Sep 1999 by Image.

    Holofoil Edition. Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell (P) Joe Benitez/Clarence Lansang What can we say? It had to be a double-size issue, just to fit in all the excitement and action and just plain weirdness that occurs as... The Darkness takes Las Vegas! Not that Jackie Estacado is a gamblin' man, but he finds himself in the city of sin when he tries to learn just who had the gall to steal his identity! The question is, can he get it back before the mysterious Angelus gets The Darkness in her sights?! Of course, the Angelus herself has her own problems when she comes tooth to claw with a long lost member of the Estacado family! And if you think she's surprised, imagine how Jackie feels?! This issue features just about every character seen in The Darkness and has an ending that will shock even the most hardened comic fan! FC, 48pg. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #25JAY.CON
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 25JAY.CON
    Published 2002 by Image.
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    Jay Company Comics Convention Exclusive Sketch Cover by Joe Benitez. Limited to 500. NOTE: May or may not include Jay Company certificate of authenticity.
    Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell (P) Joe Benitez/Clarence Lansang What can we say? It had to be a double-size issue, just to fit in all the excitement and action and just plain weirdness that occurs as... The Darkness takes Las Vegas! Not that Jackie Estacado is a gamblin' man, but he finds himself in the city of sin when he tries to learn just who had the gall to steal his identity! The question is, can he get it back before the mysterious Angelus gets The Darkness in her sights?! Of course, the Angelus herself has her own problems when she comes tooth to claw with a long lost member of the Estacado family! And if you think she's surprised, imagine how Jackie feels?! This issue features just about every character seen in The Darkness and has an ending that will shock even the most hardened comic fan! FC, 48pg.

  • Issue #26
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 26

    Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell (P) Clarence Lansang Remember The Darkness #1? Remember Joey "The Scar" Scarpaggio? No? Really? He was the mook that Jackie killed on the last evening before he became The Darkness! Well, it turns out he wasn't a mook at all!! In fact, he was an undercover FBI Agent! And if you thought the Mob takes care of its own, wait until you see what one renegade federal agent brings to bear on Jackie Estacado ? and all the Darklings in Hell might not be enough to protect him!" Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #27
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 27

    Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell (P) Clarence Lansang As the FBI continues its assault on Jackie Estacado, he must enlist the help of an unlikely ally to save himself. But will even THIS be enough to keep Jackie from the hands of the U.S. government? We don't know--Uncle Sam is a pretty tough opponent for ANYONE, even someone with the power of The Darkness... FC, 32pg" Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #28A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 28A

    (W) Scott Lobdell (P) Clarence Lansang DARKNESS MONTH CONTINUES! Part 4. The Darkness/Witchblade crossover concludes HERE! JACKIE ESTACADO--a broken man? As impossible as it seems, after months of battling the Angelus, a certain unnamed caped crusader, and a host of other baddies, even the power of the DARKNESS is not enough to protect him anymore. Instead, he must turn to the most unlikely ally of all for help... his power's ancient enemy, Sara Pezzini and the WITCHBLADE! Don't miss this momentous turning point in the life of the man known as the DARKNESS, the ramifications of which will be felt over the next year! FC, 32pg" Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #29
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 29

    Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell. (P) Keu Cha & Billy Tan. Cover by Clarence Lansang. Airplane high jinks ensue as the "High Noon" story line takes off! Jackie may be flying first class, but no one filled the Darklings in on proper airplane etiquette. To make matters worse, all hell breaks loose when Jackie reaches the baggage claim! Unknown gunmen in trench coats are cutting loose! Innocent luggage is lost in the fray! And the gunmen have abducted Carter, the stewardesses' young son, but why?!? FC, 32pg" Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #30
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 30

    (W) Scott Lobdell (P) Clarence Lansang (I) Victor Llamas It's "High Noon" part two as Jackie1s hot on the trail of the gunmen who kidnapped young Carter! He's going to need the full power of The Darkness if he is to save him though because the welcoming party he's about to receive wants to introduce Jackie to his maker! Plus, more light is shed on Jackie's past and The Darklings enjoy an ambulance ride which you will not soon forget! FC, 32pg Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #31
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 31

    Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell (P) Clarence Lansang (I) Victor Llamas The "High Noon" story line concludes in grand fashion as a little boys fate is left in the hands of Jackie, the most unlikely of saviors. But, how can even Jackie save himself being trapped upon an oil rig, surrounded by gun toting thugs, in the middle of water, during broad daylight!?! Could it get any worse? We even wonder if The Darkness and his little pals can save the day this time! FC, 32pg Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #32A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 32A

    Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell (P) Brian Ching Who is it that has a nastier mean streak than Jackie? Who can make the most formidable of men wet their pants? Who looks like a vision of heaven but acts like a creature from hell? Her name is Capris, the one and only sister of Jackie Estacado, and she's out for blood! Learn how one of the most innocent of young girls became a one woman wrecking machine and how the sister of The Darkness prepared for her "Dark Days Ahead". FC, 32pg Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #33
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 33

    Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell (P) Brian Ching Sometimes you can learn more about a person by hanging out with that person's sister. Family, as they say, is everything. This two part story (by Scott Lobdell and guest penciler Brian Ching) explores The Darkness from a a whole different angle, as we get to learn about the past of Jackie's twin sister, Capris Castagliano. For all those fans who have been following the exploits of Mr. Estacado -- you might be surprised to discover he's the good twin! (Both this issue and the next set up for the extended story arc starting in Darkness #35 -- featuring the return of Ripclaw!) FC, 32pg Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #34
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 34

    Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell. (P) Clayton Crain. Cover by Mark Pajarillo. One word: RIPCLAW That's right! CYBERFORCE'S favorite Native American Indian has tracked Jackie Estacado right through his cover in the Witness Protection Program (where Jackie is assigned while waiting to testify at Uncle Frankie's coming trial) here in Miami. But don't think Robert Bearclaw intends to use his cybernetic implants to simply kill The Darkness -- he's got bigger plans in store! In fact, so big are these plans, they can't be contained in one story! This issue begins a five part story arc that will help pave the way not only for the future of this book -- but also the future relaunch of the book that started TOP COW COMICS! Any guesses? FC, 32pg Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #35
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 35

    Top Cow Comics (W) Scott Lobdell. (P) Clayton Crain. Cover by Mark Pajarillo. There are some things a man just shouldn't know about himself...and Jackie is exposed to them all when his Spirit Guide -- the former CYBERFORCE mainstay known as RIPCLAW -- takes him on a mystical mystery tour of his life!It's all part of a cram course in the power of the THE DARKNESS, as Jackie prepares to battle the enigmatic CONQUISTADOR and his army of baby faced warriors! All this, and who does Robert Bearclaw put in charge of guarding their bodies while they tour the spirit planes? Capris Castagilione, Jackie's twisted twin sister! FC, 32pg Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #36
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 36

    Top Cow Comics (W )Scott Lobdell (P) Clayton Crane Now that The Darkness has been shown the light by RIPCLAW, will he truly join forces with him? If Ripclaw gets his way, this could be a one of the scariest team-ups ever! With Jackie's twin sister, Capris in a family even more deadly than her other kin, the Mafia, it looks like there's trouble abound. As if the former duo weren't scary enough! One has to hope her intentions are not self-serving, as she is guarding their sprits while they battle the Conquistador. Don't miss this exciting finale of the 3 part Ripclaw story arc! FC32pp Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #37
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 37

    Top Cow Comics (W )Scott Lobdell (P) Mark Pajarillo Having traveled to the very heart of the Darkness it self, Jackie Estacado is stunned by the opportunity that Robert Bearclaw presents him. The chance for a one on one encounter with Jackie's mother hours before his birth. FC32pp Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #38
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 38

    Written by Scott Lobdell. Pencils by Brett Booth. Inks by Sal Regla and Marlo Alquiza. Jackie Estacado has barely completed his training with Ripclaw, when the Darkness is forced to battle the Conquistator and his legion of hostile cherubs! But will even these two be enough to stem the coming blood tide, or is Jackie going to have to look towards his sister Capris for help!? Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #39
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 39

    (W) David Wohl (P) David Finch As if the power of THE DARKNESS were not terrifying enough -- look what happens when Capris and Jackie combine their powers to stop the Hostile Cherubs! And while Jackie finds himself inadvertantly fighting to prevent the world from falling to the Blood TIde...it means he's not able to testify as the key witness in the State's case against Frankie Franchetti! And what would the EXCITING CONCLUSION of the RIPCLAW five part story be...without a startling bang revelation by Jenny Romano?! FC, 32pg Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #40A
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 40A

    THE DARKNESS #40 Cover A: Mark Silvestri cover. Top Cow Comics. (W) Paul Jenkins (P) Dale Keown (I) Jason Gorder (C) Matt Nelson. Darkness falls? The 40th issue of the Darkness is guaranteed to be a shocker as Jackie Estacado finally acknowledges his love for his childhood friend JENNY. Will he make the ULTIMATE SACRIFICE for the one he loves? DEATH, BLOOD, GORE, SEX and fun are only a few of the elements that will make this the most believable issue of the Darkness yet!FC, 32pg Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #40B
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 40B

    Cover B: Winged girl with white background. THE DARKNESS #40 Cover B: Dale Keown cover. Top Cow Comics. (W) Paul Jenkins (P) Dale Keown (I) Jason Gorder (C) Matt Nelson. Darkness falls? The 40th issue of the Darkness is guaranteed to be a shocker as Jackie Estacado finally acknowledges his love for his childhood friend JENNY. Will he make the ULTIMATE SACRIFICE for the one he loves? DEATH, BLOOD, GORE, SEX and fun are only a few of the elements that will make this the most un-&%#@&^%-ing believable issue of the Darkness yet! FC, 32pg Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #40B.DFGREEN
    Darkness (1996 1st Series) 40B.DFGREEN
    Published Aug 2001 by Image.

    Dynamic Forces Green Foil Edition limited to 500 copies. Certificate of Authenticity may or may not be present. Cover pencils by Dale Keown, inks by Jason Gorder. Untitled story, script by Paul Jenkins, pencils by Dale Keown, inks by Jason Gorder and Jay Leisten (assistant); Darkness falls?; The 40th issue of the Darkness is guaranteed to be a shocker as Jackie Estacado finally acknowledges his love for his childhood friend JENNY; Will he make the ULTIMATE SACRIFICE for the one he loves?; DEATH, BLOOD, GORE, SEX and fun are only a few of the elements that will make this the most un-&%#@&^%-ing believable issue of the Darkness yet! 36 pgs., full color.