Vol. 1 Issue 38
CapcksRCO001 1469028229

Scott Lobdell


Clayton Crane

  • John Glapion
  • Kevin Conrad
  • Danny Miki
  • Clayton Grain

Matt Nelson

  • Robin Spehar
  • Dennis Heisler

Renae Geerlings

Cover by:
  • Mark Pajarillo
  • Danny Miki
  • Matt Nelson

April, 1996

Vol. 1 Issue 38 is the 38th issue of first The Darkness comic series volume published in 1996.

Synopsis Edit

The final battle against Cherub Hostile begins.

Characters Edit

Plot Summary Edit


Three ancient darklings watch as a horde of Cherub Hostile begin their attack. To defeat them, Bearclaw urges Jackie to summon an army of darklings to defeat them. Jackie contemplates about his life and how the meeting with Batman and his spiritual journey changed his view on life. Bearclaw points out the irony of angels trying to do bad, while darkness demons are cast in the role saviours of all life on planet Earth.

Jackie then proceeds to summon the army of darklings, which slaughter all the Cherub Hostile and kills its reader Conquistador.

Elsewhere, Frankie Franchetti is let out of prison because of Jackie disappearing from witness protection program. Its revealed that it was Sonatine who broke out Franchetti out of prison and declares a partnership with him. To be continued...