Top Cow has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in December 2007. According to Filip Sablik, Vice President Marketing and Sales for Top Cow, December and January are going to be big months for the company when it releases a whole slew of Darkness titles that should have fans on edge.

DK_1_Keown.jpgThe Darkness #1
(W) Phil Hester
(A) Michael Broussard
(Cov) Marc Silvestri, Dale Keown, Stjepan Sejic

Following in the wake of the hugely successful The Darkness video game and the summer’s smash hit, First Born, The Darkness returns in a brand new ongoing series by Phil Hester (Deep Sleeper, Green Arrow) and Michael Broussard (Unholy Union)! Irrevocably changed by the events of First Born, Jackie Estacado has relocated to the secluded nation of Sierra Muñoz. But every paradise has dark secrets under the surface. And what does the mysterious Professor Kirchner stand to gain by allying himself with Jackie?

Don’t miss the next great chapter of the Darkness mythos beginning with an oversized first issue featuring bonus pages of story and art!

Cover A – Marc Silvestri
Cover B – Dale Keown
Cover C – Stjepan Sejic

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 ongoing series

The Darkness #1 Dale Keown Lithograph
(Art by) Dale Keown

Available as a limited edition lithograph of 500 pieces reproduced at the highest quality at 11X17 inches! Will ship in a clear protective sleeve with a certificate of authenticity.

Limited Edition Lithograph $29.99

The Darkness #1 CGC Graded Edition
(W) Phil Hester
(A) Michael Broussard
(Cov) Marc Silvestri, Dale Keown, Stjepan Sejic

For the diehard member of the Herd, a selection of pristine slabbed copies of this inaugural issue.

Silvestri CGC Graded 9.8 – $69.99
Keown CGC Graded 9.8 – $69.99
Sejic CGC Graded 9.8 – $69.99

WB114_Choi.jpgWB114_Basri.jpgWitchblade #114
(W) Ron Marz (P) Sami Basri
(Cov) Mike Choi, Sami Basri

Still adjusting to her role as a new mother, Sara Pezzini moves into a bigger apartment. But she quickly learns why she found such a bargain in New York City real estate — the apartment already has ghostly tenants, and they want Sara’s baby! Meanwhile, Danielle Baptiste is swept off her feet by a new man in her life. But is he too good to be true? And what’s his connection to Sara?

Cover A – Mike Choi and Sonia Oback
Cover B – Sami Basri

Full Color 32 pages $2.99 continuing series

WBManga_10.jpgWitchblade Takeru Manga #10
(W) Yasuko Kobayashi
(A) Kazasa Sumita
(C) Blond
(Cov) Sumita

Takeru learns of her origin as she fights to save Kuo & his family from the demon Gakura! Originally serialized in Japan’s popular magazine, CHAMPION RED and written by WITCHBLADE ANIME head writer Yasuko Kobayashi.

And now every issue of WITCHBLADE TAKERU MANGA is over-sized with 38 pages of story and art leading up to the stunning conclusion in issue #12!

Full Color 40 pages $3.99 continuing series

Dark_Sector.jpgDark Sector #0
(W) David Wohl
(A) Bill Sienkiewicz
(Cov) Bill Sienkiewicz

Created by Digital Extremes, Dark Sector is a new and original action-thriller video game. Enter the world of Hayden Tenno, a black ops agent sent on a mission into Lasria, an Eastern European city that hides a deadly secret. Attacked by an unknown enemy, he awakens infected but granted with inhuman abilities. Now, Hayden must learn to evolve, survive and become a hero.

Written by acclaimed creator David Wohl (WITCHBLADE, APHRODITE IX) and illustrated by living legend Bill Sienkiewicz (ELEKTRA: ASSASSIN, MOON KNIGHT), this special prequel provides an unseen look into the hit game.

Visit DarkSector.com for more information!

One Shot 32 pages $2.99

Tomb Raider Compendium Volume 1 Limited Edition Hardcover
(W) Dan Jurgens, David Wohl, James Bonny, & Dan Slott
(A) Andy Park, Adam Hughes, Billy Tan, Tony S. Daniel & more!

Now a limited edition hardcover! Collecting TOMB RAIDER #1-50, TOMB RAIDER COMPENDIUM VOLUME 1 gives you the complete adventures of Lara Croft in one massive volume!

Full Color 1280 pages $99.99 Limited Edition Hardcover

Witchblade #109 Graham Crackers Exclusive Basri Variant
(W) Ron Marz
(A) Sami Basri
(Cov) Sami Basri

The pre-cursor issue to FIRST BORN and featuring a dynamic cover by interior artist Sami Basri created exclusively for Graham Crackers. Limited to 2000 copies, allocations may occur.

Full Color 32 pages $10.00 Convention Exclusive

Freshmen San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive T-Shirt

Declare your allegiance to your alma mater Freese College from Seth Green and Hugh Sterbakov’s FRESHMEN. Go Beavers! Limited to 500 copies, allocations may occur.

T-Shirt (SM-XL) $17.99
T-Shirt (2XL-3XL) $19.99


About Author

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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