Vol. 2 Issue 13

Ron Marz


Martin Montiel


Matt "Batt" Banning


Matt Milla

  • Robin Spehar
  • Dennis Heisler
  • Mark Roslan

Scott Tucker

Cover by:
  • Dale Keown
  • Matt Milla

September, 2004

Vol. 2 Issue 13 is the thirteenth issue of the second The Darkness comic series volume published from 2002.

Synopsis Edit

Jackie Estacado and the Darkness are in Hong Kong, but when Jackie goes toe-to-toe with mystical dragons, will he be coming home first class? Or in a box?

Characters Edit

Plot Summary Edit


Kuo informs Yuen that over a hundred men have come to defend him in his secret mansion. Yuen is annoyed by the fact that Kuo failed to kill Jackie until nightfall. Kuo apologises and goes to inspect the grounds.

At the entrance to the mansion, two guards are ripped apart from the inside by the darklings. Jackie appears and begins his attack. His darklings break open the gates and attack the guards inside. As Jackie enters through the gates, he's confronted by Kuo and his spectral dragons. The two engage in battle and Jackie manages to overtake Kuo and grab him by the throat. Kuo then releases a small dragon, which cuts through his arm. Jackie falls over and Kuo aims his gun at him.

In the mansion Yuen greets Kuo for taking care off Jackie, only to be revealed that it's Jackie wearing Kuo's suit. He quickly kills the guards and points a gun at Yuen's head. Realizing his defeat, Yuen lets Jackie to kill him.

Back at New York, Jackie tells the story to Butcher Joyce. Butcher reveals that his plan to prove to other family's that he means business has worked and they will leave Franchetti family alone for a while. Butcher than leaves Jackie alone, but not before Jackie asking if he should hit the lights off on his way out, saying that these days he's pretty comfortable in the dark. To be continued...