Vol. 1 Issue 34
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Scott Lobdell


Clayton Crane

  • John Glapion
  • Kevin Conrad
  • Matt Nelson
  • John Starr
  • Robin Spehar
  • Dennis Heisler

Renae Geerlings

Cover by:
  • Mark Pajarillo
  • Danny Miki
  • Matt Nelson

October, 1996

Vol. 1 Issue 34 is the 34th issue of The Darkness comic series published in 1996. This is the first part of Ripclaw story arc.

Synopsis Edit

Jackie meets up with his childhood friend. Elsewhere, unknown dark forces begin their plans.

Characters Edit

Plot Summary Edit


In a remote souvenir shop, in the middle of the night, Cherub Hostile, led by Conquistador attack and kill its owner Jebediah "Jed" Honkstein. One of the cherubim proclaims that the "sacred" site has been secured and they proceed to dig it.

Elsewhere, Jackie is in a strip club enjoying one of it's strippers company. He orders for a drink only to find out that the bartender is Jenny. They have warm reunion and Jackie reveals that he's going to turn in evidence against Frankie Franchetti to the police.

In the prison, Frankie's lawyer reveals that his situation is very dire, but Frankie doesn't seem to be concerned.

Back in the bar, Jackie leaves the building and goes to his car only to be approached by a group of thugs. He scares them away with Darkness powers, only to be approached by Roberto Bearclaw, also known as Ripclaw. Jackie proceeds to attack him and they engage in a fight.

Meanwhile, a crate with Sonatines body now containing Wenders soul arrives in Russia. To be continued...

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