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    Darkness #1 (Top Cow Publications, 1996). Top Cow Fan Club Edition12/1996 - Top Cow Fan Club Edition. "Coming Of Age," script by Garth Ennis, pencils by Marc Silvestri, inks by Matt Banning (as Batt); In New York City, Jackie Estacado is introduced as he stalks an undisclosed person for his "Uncle" Frankie Franchetti; The pair suspect that this man has been cheating the Franchetti Crime Family and decide on a whim that he would be better off dead; Jackie crushes the man with his sports car and shoots him several until he's dead; The Brotherhood of Darkness and a group of Angelus' warriors attack Jackie. "I Hope You've Enjoyed The Darkness" article by Marc Silvestri, pencils by Silvestri; Silvestri describes the making of the series

    Publisher: Top Cow Publications
    Category: Universal
    Page Quality: White
    Pedigree: Top Cow Fan Club Edition
    Variety: Top Cow Fan Club Edition
    Artists/Writers: Garth Ennis story Marc Silvestri cover & art
    Significance: 1st appearance of Jackie Estacado as the Darkness.
    CGC census 1/21: 5 in 9.4, 43 higher.

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