The issue features the first of the four-part "Hell House" storyline written by "Stray Bullets" creator David Lapham. The Darkness created by Marc Silvestri, Garth Ennis and David Wohl.
Creator credits and indicia information. Contains a brief synopsis of Jackie Estacado's becoming the bearer of The Darkness. Background image of a spiked symbol bathed in ink smudges with the title of the story/masthead upper left.
Preview for the new title from Top Cow/Image.
Fan letters page that includes a brief remembrance to Bill Liebowitz who passed on in 2004. Page shows a photograph of Mr. Liebowitz at age five holding his first-ever comic book.
Comic news from Top Cow, comic books on sale, newest covers and a brief staff profile of Mark Waid.
Stray Bullets (promo for comic series, El Capitán/David Lapham); Countdown to Wednesday (DVD, Countdown to Wednesday); Hellboy Director's Cut (DVD, Columbia TriStar)
Witchblade #80 Holiday Edition (promo, Top Cow/eBay); The Darkness/Superman (comic book series, Top Cow/DC Comics); Hunter Killer Preview (new comic series, Top Cow/Image)