Vol. 2 Issue 10 is the tenth issue of the second The Darkness comic series volume published from 2002.
Jackie Estacado, the bearer of the Darkness, has become the head of his mafia family. Now, though, he realizes that the mob wars were the least of his problems. Chinese gangsters have put a price on his head in a sweeping new story arc that combine Hong Kong action, the Sopranos, and a heaping helping of the supernatural! Green Lantern's Ron Marz takes Jackie on the ride of his life.
- Jackie Estacado
- Butcher Joyce
Plot Summary Edit
Jackie is taken at a gunpoint out of restaurant in Chinatown by a group of mobsters belonging to Yuen criminal organization. He proposes to Yuen forget their differences and stay out of their each business. The leader of the group, Cheng rejects the offer and is taken hostage by Jackie. A gunfight erupts and Jackie shoots out the back alley light so he could use the Darkness. The darklings quickly kill all the mobsters except for Cheng. Jackie makes Cheng to send a message to his boss in Hong Kong, that he's going to kill the Yuen.
Later, Jackie meets with Butcher Joyce and talk about the incident. Joyce questions his action to declare a war with Yuen, while Jackie answers that they need to make a statement otherwise the Franchetti family will look weak. He then opens a fortune cookie, with "Danger awaits on the journey" written on it.
Elsewhere, Cheng meets with the Yuen leader in Hong Kong and gives the message from Jackie. Yuen then orders his hitman to kill Cheng. The hitman then proceeds to kill Cheng by using supernatural powers. To be continued...