Daredevil #40

Daredevil #40

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Terry Dodson Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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THE TRIAL OF THE CENTURY PART 3 The "Trial of the Century" concludes in tragedy, as the world hears White Tiger's sentence. Can Daredevil pick up the pieces after his client's guilty verdict?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 7, 2003

    A pretty powerful finish to the White Tiger murder trial, as Brian Michael Bendis offers up an ending that is sure to make a lasting impact on Matt. I have to say that it's nice to see a issue centered around a trial that manages to stray from the typical "impassioned final speech sets the innocent man free" ending that normally acts as the big finish to stories like this. The way this case ends also adds even more uncertainty to Matt's own case, as it's clear J. Jonah Jameson isn't the only person in the Marvel Universe who bears a strong resentment when it comes to costumed vigilantes. Now I did have some problems with the behavior of the White Tiger in the final pages of this issue, as his actions seem to be entirely driven toward getting himself killed, but there's no denying that his death does give the issue a far greater impact. The follow-up to this story should also be interesting, as I can't see Matt walking away from this case without feeling like he failed to save this man' Read Full Review

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