|Vol. 2 Issue 2|
Vol. 2 Issue 2 is the second issue of the second The Darkness comic series volume published from 2002.
Jackie begins to look for allies in the coming war with Paulie.
- Jackie Estacado
- Paulie Franchetti
- Miss Sarah
- Nicky Barruci
- The Triplets
Plot Summary Edit
Jackie comes back to the warehouse, where he killed both himself and Frankie Franchetti.
The day of the blaze, two cops are scouting around the burned warehouse, wondering what will happen when the news of Frankie's Franchetti's death gets out. Amidst the wreckage, Jackie's jaw bone can be seen. During the night, The Darkness rebuilds Jackie bringing him back to life.
Elsewhere, Paulie Franchetti is feeding his pet tarantula, while a henchman brings him news that the men that served Frankie won't serve him until Paulie proves himself. For this, Paulie shoots the henchman. Paulie declares that if the old mobsters will not serve him they will be on the "menu".
Later, two mobsters are sent to Nicky Barrucci house to take him out, when suddenly The Darkness lunges from the back of the car and kills the two. Jackie then enters the house, pondering the Darkness purpose of bringing him back. In the house, Barrucci pulls a gun on Jackie asking why he shouldn't shoot him. For second he sees another premonition of death, this time Nicky's. Jackie reveals that he wants to bring the family back to its old glory and he needs Barrucci's help. Barruci agrees.
Meanwhile, Paulie visits the Triplets. He persuades them to help him take down Jackie.
At Miss Sarah's house, Jackie gets inspirational words from Sarah about the war that's coming.
In the night, Jackie visits Nicky Barrucci only to found him dead. He's then confronted by the Triplets. To be continued...