Top Cow sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Darkness: Vicious Traditions #1 that arrives in stores on March 05, 2014.
Press Release Jackie Estacado, bearer of the Darkness, saw a chance to alter reality and took it. The consequences of that decision played out in the pages of THE DARKNESS, as Jackie watched his world rot from the inside out while he was powerless to stop the corruption.
One of the bigger announcement for the Top Cow panel was a Darkness film being made by New Regency, Mandeville and Sketch Film. Part of the announcement for this included the inclusion of Witchblade and Angelus. Marc Silvestri stated that despite starting with the Darkness, they always kept heading towards Witchblade. Because there should be a cop, Sara Pezzini, chasing the criminal Jackie Estacado around. The film is apparently further into development than most announcement made like this as well. A new Darkness graphic novel is also to release this Novemenber, the David Keown cover is shown above.
Press Release Jackie Estacado, crime boss and wielder of an ancient force called the Darkness, seemed to have his life under control. In the unfolding “Breaking Dark” story arc of Top Cow’s long-running series THE DARKNESS, Jackie has used the power endowed by the Darkness to remake the world according to his will. But this act has had disastrous consequences. Jackie’s doppelganger has taken over his crime organization, his wife’s mind is slowly unraveling, and his daughter Hope is the most powerful vessel for the Darkness to ever have existed.
Press Release Top Cow Productions and Image Comics are excited to welcome DAVID HINE (THE DARKNESS: FOUR HORSEMEN, THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN) and JEREMY HAUN (ARTIFACTS, BATTLE HYMN, Detective Comics) as the new ongoing team on THE DARKNESS, debuting with issue 101.
Press Release Writer Phil Hester has taken the Darkness bearer, Jackie Estacado, from the height of power and influence to the pits of despair and everywhere in between in his four year run on THE DARKNESS. This month with the release of THE DARKNESS #96, Hester begins his final arc, appropriately titled “Total Darkness,” leading up to the landmark 100th issue.
Press Release Top Cow Productions is proud to announce the addition of acclaimed writer David Hine (THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN, Batman) to the stable of talented stewards of the Top Cow Universe. Beginning in March 2012, Hine brings his considerable experience to torturing one of comics’ favorite bad boys, Jackie Estacado. David joins Detective Comics creative partner, Jeremy Haun (ARTIFACTS, PILOT SEASON: THE BEAUTY) as the ongoing team on THE DARKNESS beginning with issue #101.
With the success of the video games, and the general vibe of the story, I’m really surprised it took this long for Top Cow’s The Darkness series to get picked up for a movie deal. At least that is what the LA Times is reporting. We’ll know more at the San Diego Comic Con as Mandeville Films should announce the movie deal during one of the many panels scheduled for the show (our money is on the Top Cow panel). The graphic novels center on a mobster named Jackie Estacado who discovers he has inherited a murderous power known as
Press Release 2K Games announced that The Darkness(TM) II, the sequel to the million unit-selling 2007 title, The Darkness(TM), will be available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC on October 4, 2011 in North America and October 7, 2011 internationally. Inspired by the supernatural horror comic book series created by Top Cow Productions, Inc., and developed by Digital Extremes, The Darkness II breaks from the sea of conventional first-person shooters (FPS), and takes players down a brutal and personal path as Jackie Estacado, wielder of Darkness – an