Top Cow has provided Newsarama with a preview of next week's The Darkness #9 (#73) by Phil Hester and Jorge Lucas. In it - Jackie goes to Hell. Seriously. The solicitation for the issue reads: Jackie Estacado is in Hell...literally! Jackie’s soul has been condemned to eternal damnation and his assigned tormentor happens to be an ages-old enemy who bears a centuries-long grudge against The Darkness. But this enemy has a proposition for Jackie, a bargain that may prove more terrible than Hell itself. Meet The Sovereign. Cover A – Jorge Lucas Cover B – Dale Keown Full Color 32 pages $2.99 Ongoing Series. Top Cow's Darkness is recommended for MATURE READERS READ MORE.