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Darkness (2002 2nd Series) comic books 2003-2005

  • Issue #1A.RAW
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 1A.RAW
    Published Sep 2004 by Image.

    (W) Paul Jenkins(Art and Cover) Dale Keown The stunning art of Dale Keown is shown as you've never seen it before! This special re- presentation The Darkness (vol. 2) #1 features the delicate, grayscaled renderings of master artist Dale Keown as he originally intended?without colors for the very first time! b&w, 32pg$2.99one-shot special Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2A
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 2A

    (W) Paul Jenkins (P) Dale Keown (c) Matt Milla With Jackie back in town, the mafia heads that were closing in on Frankie Francetti's territory are getting nervous-and trigger happy. Meanwhile, Jackie can't remember much before his disappearance but he knows that in the dark is a terror he's not ready to face. Without the power of the Darkness, is Jackie left to be a sitting duck? FC, 32pg$2.99continuing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2B
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 2B
    • Signed by writer Paul Jenkins and cover artist Francis Manapul with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
    • Signed by writer Paul Jenkins and cover artist Francis Manapul with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Megacon 2003 Convention Exclusive cover. (W) Paul Jenkins (P) Dale Keown (c) Matt Milla With Jackie back in town, the mafia heads that were closing in on Frankie Francetti's territory are getting nervous-and trigger happy. Meanwhile, Jackie can't remember much before his disappearance but he knows that in the dark is a terror he's not ready to face. Without the power of the Darkness, is Jackie left to be a sitting duck? FC, 32pg$2.99continuing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #3
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 3

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    The indicia says Witchblade #63. Written by Paul Jenkins. Art and Cover by Dale Keown. Jackie find himself alone and without a purpose as his struggle for control of the city hits a couple of hidden bumps in the road. He's triumphed over adversity before, but you try persuading a thirty-year Mob veteran that a twenty-year-old guy should be running the show! To make matters worse, the Darkness is taking on a sinister new manifestation and Jackie must now decide -- will it continue to be an asset or a hindrance? The answer may lie in the Darkness' hidden agenda for Jackie. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #4
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 4

    (W) Paul Jenkins (P) Dale Keown (c) Matt Milla After time away from the Mob, Jackie Estacado comes full circle on the wheel of life, right back to where he started. But a traitor who turned State's evidence cannot simply waltz back into favor with the family he has betrayed. Jackie faces a violent uphill battle to reclaim his status and wrestle power away from his Cousin Paulie. But even though Jackie wields the awesome power of the Darkness, his very mortal adversary may give him a lot more trouble than he bargained for. FC, 32pg$2.99continuing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #5A
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 5A

    (W) Paul Jenkins (P) Dale Keown (C ) Matt Milla Jackie Estacado has an Achilles Heel: his love for a woman long since murdered by his Uncle Frankie. Jenny's specter still reaches out from the grave to haunt him. Now working under the iron rule of Frankie's Cousin Paulie, Jackie sets about dismantling Paulie's opponents, destroying the last vestiges of the old ways he had tried to protect. And the Darkness watches him take apart what he had sworn to protect with barely disguised glee. There's no escape from the madness, no one to turn to for help... or is there? Cover by Dale Keown! FC32 pages$2.99continuing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #5B
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 5B

    (W) Paul Jenkins (P) Dale Keown (C ) Matt Milla Jackie Estacado has an Achilles Heel: his love for a woman long since murdered by his Uncle Frankie. Jenny's specter still reaches out from the grave to haunt him. Now working under the iron rule of Frankie's Cousin Paulie, Jackie sets about dismantling Paulie's opponents, destroying the last vestiges of the old ways he had tried to protect. And the Darkness watches him take apart what he had sworn to protect with barely disguised glee. There's no escape from the madness, no one to turn to for help... or is there? Cover by Dale Keown! FC32 pages$2.99continuing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #5WIZARD
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 5WIZARD
    Published Sep 2003 by Image.

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    Wizard World Texas 2003 Exclusive Limited Edition Sketch Cover of 500. Issue # 5 cover underneath sketch cover.

  • Issue #6
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 6

    (W) Paul Jenkins (P) Dale Keown Matt Milla The final showdown between Frankie and Jackie. FC 32 pages $2.99 Continuing Series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #7A
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 7A

    (W) Paul Jenkins (P) Eric Basaldua(I) BATT(C) Matt Milla **Alternate covers in a 50/50 split by Dale Keown and Eric Basaldua "In Search of the Blue Goldfish"?As Darkness-bearer Jackie Estacado takes control of Mafia Family affairs, his first order of business is to clean up the deadwood...and that pretty much describes Ernie Palanco. Ernie has wanted to be a mobster since the day he was born. But what happens when you can't aim a gun, you can't keep hold of the bosses' money, and you keep shooting the wrong people by accident? The blackest of black humor is brought to you in this special stand-alone issue by Paul Jenkins (Spectacular Spider-Man) and Eric Basaldua (The Magdalena). Full Color 32 pagescontinuing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #7B
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 7B

    (W) Paul Jenkins (P) Eric Basaldua(I) BATT(C) Matt Milla **Alternate covers in a 50/50 split by Dale Keown and Eric Basaldua "In Search of the Blue Goldfish"?As Darkness-bearer Jackie Estacado takes control of Mafia Family affairs, his first order of business is to clean up the deadwood...and that pretty much describes Ernie Palanco. Ernie has wanted to be a mobster since the day he was born. But what happens when you can't aim a gun, you can't keep hold of the bosses' money, and you keep shooting the wrong people by accident? The blackest of black humor is brought to you in this special stand-alone issue by Paul Jenkins (Spectacular Spider-Man) and Eric Basaldua (The Magdalena). Full Color 32 pagescontinuing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #7WIZARD
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 7WIZARD
    Published Sep 2003 by Image.

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    Wizard World Texas 2004 Exclusive Limited Edition cover. Limited to 100 copies. Issue # 7 cover underneath limited cover.

  • Issue #8
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 8

    Written by Paul Jenkins. Art by Romano Molenaar, Matt Banning, Kevin Conrad, Joe Weems and Rick Basaldua. Cover by Christian Gossett. As Jackie's attempt to control the Mob begins to take shape, rivals for the position spring up from every quarter. Jackie now faces a difficult challenge: to face down his enemies or to bring them into the fold. Enter Jake Nightly, former bodyguard to Don Franchetti and noted psychopath -- he's seen bosses come and go over the years and if you want to make it to the top, you gotta go through the toughest thug this side of the Mississippi. Jake's the real power broker in the city of New York. Too bad he has aspirations of his own. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #9
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 9

    (W) Paul Jenkins (P) Steven Cummings (C ) Matt Milla As Jackie Estacado gears up to take control of Family affairs, his first order of business is to clean up some of the dead wood... and that pretty much describes Ernie Palanco. Ernie Palanco has wanted to be a mobster since the first day he could walk. But what happens when you can't aim a gun and you can't keep hold of the bosses' money and you keep shooting the wrong people by accident? FC, 32pg$2.99 ongoing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #10
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 10

    (W) Ron Marz (P) Martin Montiel (C ) Matt Milla Jackie Estacado, the bearer of the Darkness, has become the head of his mafia family. Now, though, he realizes that the mob wars were the least of his problems. Chinese gangsters have put a price on his head in a sweeping new story arc that combine Hong Kong action, the Sopranos, and a heaping helping of the supernatural! Green Lantern's Ron Marz takes Jackie on the ride of his life. Hot cover by fan favorite Dale Keown! FC, 32pg$2.99ongoing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #11
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 11

    (W) Ron Marz (P) Martin Montiel (Cover) Dale Keown; Green Lantern alum Ron Marz continues his exciting rin on the Darkness! Jackie is getting the family under control but now a rin-in with Chinese gangsters sends him to Hong Kong where he finds that he is not the only one involved with a little supernatural help. When dragons and darklings do battle...who will prevail? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #12
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 12

    (W) Ron Marz (P) Martin Montiel (Col) Matt Milla (Cov) Dale Keown Hitman Jackie Estacado is on the run in the neon-drenched streets of Hong Kong. Normally the army of assassins on his heels wouldn't be a big deal, but they're led by a merciless killer who controls the dragons of ancient Chinese myth! Green Lantern writer Ron Marz sinks his teeth into The Darkness! FC, 32pg$2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #13
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 13

    (W) Ron Marz(P) Martin Montiel(Col) Matt Milla(Cov) Dale Keown Green Lantern scribe Ron Marz brings his Darkness arc to its stunning conclusion! Jackie Estacado and the Darkness are in Hong Kong, but when Jackie goes toe-to-toe with mystical dragons, will he be coming home first class? Or in a box? Full color32 pages$2.99continuing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #14
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 14

    (W) Frank Tieri (P) J.J. Kirby (Col) Matt Milla (Cov) Dale Keown Wolverine scribe and true-to-his-marinara goomba Frank Tieri amps up the "Sopranos" factor of The Darkness with Streets Run Red Part 1 of 3! Don Alberto is dead, the victim of Darkness-bearer Jackie Estacado. But when the Don's son tries to take over the mob AND the Don mysteriously rises from the dead, Jackie is caught in the middle! A great jumping-on point with a new three-issue story arc! FC, 32pg$2.99continuing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #15
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 15

    (W) Frank Tieri(P) Martin Montiel (I) Matt "BATT" Banning(Col) Matt Milla(Cov) Dale Keown "Streets Run Red," part 2 (of 3)?Wolverine scribe and mob expert (don't ask...) Frank Tieri brings The Darkness down a "Sopranos" path! Don Alberto has returned from the dead, and Darkness-bearer Jackie Estacado now faces off against a mafia kingpin with unworldly powers. Full color32 pages$2.99continuing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #16
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 16

    "STREETS RUN RED," PT. 3 OF 3 ARROW: SOPRANOS-style action meets the supernatural! (W) Frank Tieri(P) Martin Montiel(I) Matt "Batt" Banning(Col) Matt Milla(Cov) Dale Keown Wolverine writer Frank Tieri has Darkness-bearer Jackie Estacado in the battle of his life?trying to kill a man who's already dead. Jackie will have to use the Darkness, brawn, and brains to win the day in the conclusion to this stellar storyarc. Full color32 pages$2.99ongoing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #17
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 17

    ARROW: David Lapham invades Top Cow! (W) David Lapham(Art) Brian Denham(Col) Matt Milla(Cov) Dale Keown "Hell House," Part 1 (of 4)?Noir master David Lapham (Stray Bullets) brings his own brand of horror and gritty realism to Top Cow, writing and doing layouts for visionary artist Brian Denham. Jackie Estacado checks into an Atlantic City casino gone horribly wrong, where he encounters mobster menaces aplenty, and the true depths of his powers...and his soul. Full color32 pages$2.99ongoing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #18
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 18

    (W) David Lapham (Art) Brian Denham (Col) Matt Milla (Cov) Dale Keown When a woman turns up dead in Jackie Estacado's Atlantic City hotel room, a total mob war breaks out! But the players involved are much more than they appear to be...and they just might be too much for Jackie to handle. Noir master David Lapham (Stray Bullets) continues to bring his unique brand of horror and gritty realism to Top Cow, writing and doing detailed layouts for visionary artist Brian Denham! Full color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #19
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 19

    THE DARKNESS #19 "HELL HOUSE," PART 3 OF 4. (W and layouts) David Lapham (Finished art) Brian Denham (Col) Matt Milla (Cov) Dale Keown. NOIR MASTER DAVID LAPHAM SCARES TOP COW!Darkness-bearer Jackie Estacado is hiding out from rival mobsters in an Atlantic City casino gone horribly, horribly wrong. But underneath the mob war, an internal battle rages for control of Jackie's power...and his very soul. Award-winning crime fiction master David Lapham writes and provides layouts for this modern masterpiece, and takes The Darkness down its most evil path ever! Full color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #19WIZARD
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 19WIZARD
    Published Mar 2005 by Image.

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    Wizard World Los Angeles exclusive limited to 250 copies. THE DARKNESS #19 "HELL HOUSE," PART 3 OF 4. (W and layouts) David Lapham (Finished art) Brian Denham (Col) Matt Milla (Cov) Dale Keown. NOIR MASTER DAVID LAPHAM SCARES TOP COW!Darkness-bearer Jackie Estacado is hiding out from rival mobsters in an Atlantic City casino gone horribly, horribly wrong. But underneath the mob war, an internal battle rages for control of Jackie's power...and his very soul. Award-winning crime fiction master David Lapham writes and provides layouts for this modern masterpiece, and takes The Darkness down its most evil path ever! Full color32 pages$2.99 ongoing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #20
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 20

    DARKNESS #20 "HELL HOUSE," PART 4 OF 4 (W and layouts) (P) John Lucas (Col) Sonia Oback Matt Milla (Cov) Dale Keown Stray Bullets' David Lapham blows away Top Cow! Darkness-bearer Jackie Estacado's battle with rival mobsters in an Atlantic City casino is anything but what it appears to be! Is the Darkness working with Jackie? Or against him? Award-winning crime fiction master David Lapham writes and provides pencil layouts for the most evil Darkness story ever! Full color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #21
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 21

    (W) Brian Buccellato (P) Francis Manapul (I) Kevin Conrad (Col) Brian Buccellato (Cov) Dale Keown Darkness-bearer Jackie Estacado slips off to Alaska, land of the midnight sun, to escape the all-encompassing darkness. But his trip takes a sour turn when Jackie is confronted by a soul even more tortured than his own...and more powerful. With no darkness to sustain him, how can Jackie face...the Reckoning? Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #22
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 22

    (W) David Wohl (P) Martin Montiel (Col) Sonia Oback (Cov) Dale Keown Just when he thought it was safe to come back to New York City, mobster Jackie Estacado finds himself face to face with...the Angelus! Yes, the Darkness' oldest and most deadly nemesis is back?and this time she won't stop until either she or Jackie is dead. And if that wasn't bad enough, another mortal enemy has returned to battle Estacado?The Magdalena! Full color32 pages$2.99ongoing series Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #23
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 23

    "All in the Family," pt. 2 of 3 (W) David Wohl (P) Martin Montiel (Col) Sonia Oback (Cov) Dale Keown. The Angelus, the Darkness' oldest and most deadly nemesis, continues in her quest to kill Jackie Estacado. But the tables are turned when she runs head-up into...the Magdalena! Plus, the return of another woman Jackie Estacado thought he'd seen the last of? Appolonia Franchetti! Full color, 32 pages, $2.99, ongoing series. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #24
    Darkness (2002 2nd Series) 24

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    ARROW: Old friends, old enemies: David Wohl and the ANGELUS! (W) David Wohl (P) Martin Montiel (Col) Sonia Oback (Cov) Dale Keown This is it--the Darkness takes on its ancient enemy, the Angelus, in a battle where only one will survive! But whose side is the Magdalena on? The shocking answer to that question will determine who lives...and who DIES! Cover price $2.99.