The Darkness #9 #73 Cover B Timson (2008) Top Cow comic book PRE-ORDER DUE DEC. (W) Phil Hester, (A) Jorge Lucas. 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.