Daredevil #511

Daredevil #511

Event\Storyline: Shadowland Writer: Andy Diggle Artist: Roberto de la Torre Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: October 20, 2010 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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Hell's Kitchen has exploded into rioting, looting, and all-out chaos, and Daredevil is responsible for it all. As the leader of the Hand and controller of Hell's Kitchen, Matt Murdock knows that conquest of New York is within his grasp. But one of his oldest friends, though, goes to Shadowland to make one last ATTEMPT to save the Man Without Fear from walking the path from which there is no turning back. Rated T …$2.99

  • 7.0
    Comic Vine - Zack Freeman Oct 20, 2010

    I've been seriously enjoying Shadowland, even though I'm getting it in a piecemeal fashion. This is the first issue of DD I've read in a long time and, while I would've liked to have seen more of hornhead himself, I can definitely get a sense of this being a well-shaped piece of the crossover's larger puzzle. I do wonder if this particular story might've been better served in one of the one-shot tie-ins, though. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Michael Deeley Oct 28, 2010

    De La Torre's and Hollingsworth's art is great. I just wish they had something more interesting to draw. Bottom line: This issue is just treading water until the next issue and 'Shadowland' #5. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Oct 21, 2010

    How dumb is Shadowland? The ridiculousness of Foggy Nelson getting through the riots, the cops, the ninja and into the belly of the beast (so to speak) doesn't even rank on the most absurd moments of this storyline. For a Shadowland comic this one's not bad, but then again that's a pretty low standard. Here where given a Daredevil comic where Daredevil (even a demon-infested one) makes only a token appearance. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comic Book Resources - Ryan K. Lindsay Oct 22, 2010

    This comic just solidifies the argument so many comic readers have against decompression. If you have a grand tale and you stretch it to a trade's worth and fill in the gaps in interesting ways then you'll still have a good story. What you don't want is to stretch the tale out and do so by stretching each scene out. That's not effective storytelling and, sad to say, "Daredevil" has finally jumped the rails and become bland for the first time in a decade of being a stalwart of powerful storytelling and bold character moves. The shame. It's like a toxic relationship, and one that will only now be tolerated because we know this buddy is terminal. Read Full Review

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