I'm starting an empire army, first time using them (usually play dwarves) The theme is pretty much to make the army as dark as possible. Heres the list, any tips on army composition will be much appreciated.

Arch Lector on War Altar Van Horstmann's Speculum, great weapon, heavy armour

Battle Standard Bearer: full plate, Barded Warhorse, Icon of Magnus

Battle Wizard: Level 2, dispel scroll, wizards staff

Core 25 Spearmen: shield, full command,
Detachment: 10 Halberdiers

Core 25 Swordsmen: light armour, shield, full command
Detachment: 10 Free Company

Core 10 handgunners

Core 10 Crossbowmen

Core 5 Knights: full command, great weapons.

Special 6 Inner Circle Knights: full command

Special: 20 Greatswords, full command, full plate

Special: 5 pistoliers, light armour, brace of pistols

Special: Cannon

Rare: Hellblaster Volley Gun

Total 2001 pts