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).Â Both issues arrive in stores this week (December 24, 2008).
(W) Joshua Hale FialkovÂ Â Â Â (A) Rick Mays, Lee Ferguson Afua RichardsonÂ Â Â Â (Cov) Rick Mays
Itâ€™s â€œepisode 2â€ 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!
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The Darkness #9/73
(W) Phil HesterÂ Â Â Â (A) Jorge LucasÂ Â Â Â (Cov) Jorge Lucas, Matt Timson
Jackie Estacado is in Hell…literally! Jackieâ€™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 Jackieâ€™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 â€“ Jorge Lucas
Cover B â€“ Dale Keown
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