The Empire, Part Five: The Blue Hour wiki last edited by pikahyper on 07/18/13 10:03PM View full history

After having lost control of his Darkness powers, Jackie is wracked with guilt, but a near-death experience may prove his true mettle once and for all. Meanwhile, the pregnant Elle may be suffering from complications due to the fact she is carrying a Darkbaby!

Writer Phil Hester (Green Arrow) and rising star Michael Broussard (Unholy Union) continue their re-defining run on The Darkness with this shocking issue!

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Embrace the Darkness 0

Jackie died once, and he came back. Jackie loved once, and poor little Jenny had to die. So this story arc it's like a déjà vu of everything that's wrong with Jackie and his strong desire to live a normal life. This impossibility is the beauty of this character, his inner and outer darkness is not a gift but a curse that forces him to live alone, sorrounded by death, hate and darkness. And in this issue, when there was a tiny chance of hope and love once again in his life, he had to die (kinda g...

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Is This The End For Jackie? 0

It's been a little while since issue #4.  There is an explanation by Phil Hester.  I'm fine with that.  I'd rather wait (a little) than have an issue rushed out.Things don't look too good for Jackie in this issue.  We've seen him out of Sierra Muñoz already so we have to assume he makes it through this arc.  Michael Broussard does an amazing job drawing Jackie after a certain incident occurs.  There's almost too much detail.  Very nicely done.As for Empire, we are nearing the end of the arc.  I ...

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