Artifacts, Vol. 2 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. The second chapter brings to a head the primal conflict of faith versus technology when characters from Cyberforce enter the stage! Written by Top Cow Universe architect Ron Marz (Witchblade, Magdalena) and featuring art by Whilce Portacio (Uncanny X-Men, The Darkness), this volume collects Artifacts #5-8 along with character profiles, a beautiful cover gallery, behind-the-scenes extras, and much more!