* Writer John (Marvel Zombies Vs. The Army of Darkness) Layman returns to the world of Xena, and he's joined by artist Noah Salonga as they present the story of Dark Xena * Taking place some time after the series finale of Xena: Warrior Princess and before the events of the Contest of Pantheons, Dark Xena finds Gabriele making a request of the Gods and learning that you must be very, very careful what you wish for - and how you wish for it! Xena is Dead, Long Live Xena. er. Dark Xena, that is...and by Dark, we mean just plain Nasty...Mean...and Evil! * Plus: The Xena Annual by writer Keith (Arena) Champagne and artist Noah Salonga.