Press Release Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today that the first issue of The Darkness/Pitt has sold out at the distributor level.Â The highly anticipated crossover series has been over five years in the making and was held back from release by Top Cow Productions until all principal work on the series had been completed.
Press Release Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today that Phil Hester, the current writer for The Darkness, will take over artistic duties on the series for â€œBog,â€ a special two-part story which he has also written.Â â€œBogâ€ begins in The Darkness #80 which is solicited for a September 2009 release and will conclude the following month in The Darkness #81.
Top Cow Productions has announced it is finally collecting the first six issues of the first volume of The Darkness and offering them in trade. The Darkness Origins Volume 1 tells the story of how mafia hitman Jackie Estacado was blessed and cursed on his 21st birthday when he inherited the power of The Darkness.Â Readers will learn how the elemental force of The Darkness gives Estacado access to an otherworldly dimension and control over the demons who dwell there. This volume collects the origin of Estacado as the current bearer of The Darkness, and introduces classic characters such as
Top Cow Entertainment announced that Nelson Blake II will be the artist for The Darkness #78.Â The issue is still being written by regular The Darkness scribe, Phil Hester. The issue, with is scheduled for a June 2009 release, will explore what happens when current Darkness bearer Jackie Estacado becomes fed up with the mysterious Sovereign, who has kept Jackie on a wild goose chase to recover his full power for the past few issues. Blake was discoverd during a portfolio review by Filip Sablik and Rob Levin, at the the New York Comic Con. â€œPhil Hester is a rare
Top Cow has announced Josh Medors is providing the variant cover to The Darkness #76. â€œI had a great time working on this. Jackie has always been one of my favorite Top Cow characters, so to get a chance to work on a Darkness cover was amazing,â€ explained Medors, â€œI was a bit nervous going in to it, but the gang over at Top Cow was great.Â I think the finished piece turned out fantastic.â€
LOS ANGELES,Â Calif., February 26th, 2009 â€“ Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today that they will release Broken Trinity: Aftermath as a one-shot epilogue issue to last yearâ€™s blockbuster event, Broken Trinity, the storyline that changed the Top Cow Universe forever.Â The publisher states that Broken Trinity: Aftermath will be presented as an over-sized issue featuring two stories that capture the following events of the two brand-new characters introduced to the Top Cow Universe during the Broken Trinity event. Broken Trinity: Aftermath will feature one story written by Ron Marz (Witchblade), the mastermind behind the Broken TrinityÂ series, and
LOS ANGELES, Calif., January 29, 2008 â€“ Top Cow Productions, Inc. announced today that their “Let Us Win YOU Over” initiative would begin in February and the inaugural title in the program would be highly anticipated anniversary issue â€“ The Darkness #75. The “Let Us Win YOU Over” initiative is a yearlong campaign by Top Cow Productions to give out free copies of its regular comics to potential fans in the U.S. and Canada through participating comic book stores. Each month, a different set of stores, each month a different free comic. The stores vary by geography and demographics. Top
Even with the volume restarts, The Darkness, from Top Cow, is poised to hit its 75th issue*.Â To commemorate the milestone event, the company invited a list of artists to contribute to the oversized issue. The list of artists includes: Michael Broussard (current series artist), Jorge Lucas (Pilot Season: Ripclaw), Dale Keown (Pitt), Joe Benitez (Justice League of America), Ryan Sook (Superman/Batman), Steve Firchow (Ultimatum), Frazer Irving (Silent War), Lee Carter (2000 AD), Stjepan Sejic (Witchblade) and Matt Timson (Impaler). The story, which will examine what a possible future would be like for current Darkness bearer Jackie Estacado, will be