Top Cow has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of The Darkness #9 (or #73 if your are keeping track that way) and Cyblade #2 (or #2 if you are keeping track that way).  Both issues arrive in stores this week (December 24, 2008).

Cyblade #2
(W) Joshua Hale Fialkov     (A) Rick Mays, Lee Ferguson Afua Richardson     (Cov) Rick Mays

It’s “episode 2” of this Pilot Season 2007 winner!

In the time before she became a member of Cyberforce, Dominique, a.k.a. Cyblade, is still on the hunt for her former trainer, Stephen Rashell, who has been revealed to be a double agent! With her new mentor at Cyberdata determined to turn Dominique into the killer she’s destined to become, the superpowered teenager must make a hard decision from which there is no turning back.

Rick Mays (LIVEWIRES) and Lee Ferguson (SUPERGIRL) collaborate on art, while Afua Richardson (PILOT SEASON: GENIUS) contributes a flashback sequence!

Full Color      32 pages        $2.99       ongoing series


The Darkness #9/73
(W) Phil Hester     (A) Jorge Lucas     (Cov) Jorge Lucas, Matt Timson

Jackie Estacado is in Hell…literally! Jackie’s soul has been condemned to eternal damnation and his assigned tormentor happens to be an ages-old enemy who bears a centuries-long grudge against The Darkness. But this enemy has a proposition for Jackie, a bargain that may prove more terrible than Hell itself. Meet The Sovereign, a powerful, new nemesis who may prove to be Jackie’s undoing.

This is issue #9 of the new volume of The Darkness series but Legacy Number #73 overall, regardless of volume. Beginning with #11, the numbering shall revert to the Legacy Number of #75 on a permanent basis.

Cover A – Jorge Lucas
Cover B – Dale Keown

Full Color      32 pages        $2.99       Ongoing Series


via Top Cow

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

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.

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1 Comment

  1. Russell Hagan
    December 24, 2008 at 8:21 am — Reply

    The Darkness is a fantastic series, and this issue has an amazing plot twist. Anyone who has been considering a Top Cow title because of the $2.99 price announcement should try it.
    Cyblade 1 was really good, looking forward to picking up #2.

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