|Demon Hunter vol. 1 #1||Davdez Arts, Aug 1998, b&w.|
|1||Gordon Hunter is chased by night creatures in a graveyard as it rains. An imp tells
him he watched Gordon grow up. A hooded figure summons the Mistress. They catch up
to him and try to have a look at his heart but are not to kill him yet. He is to
be the sacrifice. He fights them off, they telling each other his parents taught
him well. He looks for something called a Bolt Hole and finds a crypt to hide in.
He thinks back...
His parents' inheritance gave him enough money to buy a house and settle down to become a small town boy. Real estate girl Amanda is in a car with him and he tells her his parents used to travel around a lot...they were an archeological team. They enrolled him in private schools when he was old enough. After school, he bummed around Canada. The parents wouldn't allow him to join them on a South American dig. He was in Montreal when he got word his parents died. He settled down in Connecticut. Hunter took her for dinner. Hunter returns her home and returns to his home and his black cat Simi. Simi warns him, sleeping in his room and bed, going to the window that hooded figures want him. The hoods blow up his house. He escapes. The hooded figure told him he is the last of the Betrayers and with his death, their sins will be expunged. Then their children may walk the Earth once more.
Gordon, back in the crypt gets a visit from Simi, his cat, whom he realizes did not survive the blast---the cat is a ghost now! Simi's ghost leads him out of the graveyard to a bright light, the storm over. He finds his jeep, all new again, even though it was blasted in the attack. Gordon then finds Simi in his jeep...a girl, who claims to be a spirit free of the cat body for a bit. He drives but finds they are back in the graveyard again. The hooded skull faces are there and tell him that they sacrificed his parents to their children even though Gordon believes his parents died in a car crash in Venezuela. Simi is a cat again. Gordon drives through the hooded beings. Gordon's parents battled this cult around the world at every step. A girl with dark hair (Amanda?) is telling them they are fools--they were sent here to destroy the last of Gordon's kind. Gordon's parents were old and suffered many wounds to their bodies and souls. All they have done was awake a sleeping giant. Gordon will find out more, know how deep they go, and will use the powers inherent in him to seek them out, hunt them down--which is what his people were created for. They have created the last Demon Hunter. TO BE CONTINUED...