So I am looking to investigate some new comics. I have always wanted to get into to Daredevil but I am not sure where to start? What story would you all recommend as a good starting point.
Daredevil where to start?
Start with Frank Miller's Man Without Fear.
Then go into Frank Miller's Born Again.
Then read Kevin Smith's Guardian Devil.
Then pick up Jeph Loeb's Daredevil: Yellow
When you're done with that, start Brian Bendis's run.
That goes right into Ed Brubaker's run.
Which leads next into Shadowland (which I personally don't recommend)
That goes into Mark Waid's current run.
Happy reading! Daredevil is one of Marvel's best characters :D
Unless you are a continuity hound, you can just go pick up the next issue and be fine. Waid's writing really lends itself to new readers. I had almost no knowledge of previous Daredevil runs before Waid and have really enjoyed it regardless.
This is very true.
If you want some good Daredevil stories just go buy some trades.
Bendis's stuff is good
I personally like Kevin Smith's run on Daredevil ( its wordy but it's quite good )
But there will be several trades in the Graphic Novels section of any bookstore or comic shop. Look for the trade that says 1 on it and that will be the first of that volume.
ALSO i believe that a daredevil hardcover came out recently that is a collection of Waids current run on Daredevil .
@Vance Astro, will be the perfect person to ask since he's read every issue twice.
For me, I got into him with Brubaker's run. I read the fist issue then read Black Widow's first appearance in DD. Now am moving to Miller's run. After that, Morp suggested reading Ann Nocenti because I wanted to read about Typhoid Mary and it just so happened to be the next good story lines. After that he suggested Matt Smith's run and so on.
I like keeping with continuity. I feel like it's easy to not understand somethings if I don't catch up completely. I prefer trades and only read a few single issues right now. I tend to be a bit of a DC fanboy but I am trying to branch out a bit. Bring a little variety to my reading. Thanks for the great input and the lists. I will probably pick up a trade next Wednesday and get started.
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