Artifacts, Vol. 1 Separately, thirteen mystical Artifacts will guide the fate of the Universe. Together, thirteen Artifacts will end the Universe! When a mysterious antagonist kidnaps Hope, the daughter of Sara Pezzini and Jackie Estacado, Armageddon is put into motion. Starring virtually every character in the Top Cow Universe, this is a series for diehard fans and new readers alike. Written by Top Cow Universe architect Ron Marz (Witchblade, Magdalena) and featuring art by Michael Broussard (The Darkness), this volume collects Artifacts #1-4 along with the Free Comic Book Day #0 issue, a beautiful cover gallery, behind-the-scenes extras, and much more! "It's loud, widescreen comic book mayhem that sticks to the roof of your brain!"