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The second largest words to appear on the cover of Daredevil #1 is 'Spider-Man', and it even features a facsimile of the cover of The Amazing Spider-Man #1 on the splash page.There's a reason Daredevil is often compared to Spider-Man - of all the original Marvel heroes, these two probably have the most in common. Both were teenagers who studied while other kids played sports, both got their powers from radiation accidents, both felt a sense of duty to a slain father figure, both were acrobatic ...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
So, the origin of Daredevil in its original form! This is really a triumph of economic storytelling. I mean, so much is introduced here that is intrinsic to the entire DD canon over its next 40 plus years, which is great work from Stan Lee, in particular. Not only do we get the origin, but we meet Battling Murdock, Foggy Nelson and Karen Page, plus get a very nice precis of the first 20 or so years of Matt Murdock's life. There's so much in this one issue.The artist here is Bill Everett and ...8 out of 8 found this review helpful.
This is a deep book when you consider a lot of the other silver age debuts. The origin focuses enough on Matts father, to truly explain his motivations later in life. Bill Everett draws a good book. It is the story that is the stand out, giving us a detailed account of Matts growth as a physical powerhouse as well as letting us see the developing friendship between Foggy and Matt. Over all it is a strong first issue, and promises good things to com....3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
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