Daredevil #38

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Manuel Gutierrez Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 8
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THE TRIAL OF THE CENTURY PART 1 Power Man and Iron Fist approach Matt Murdock to defend White Tiger on a libelous murder charge. Will Daredevil's defense hold up in a court of law?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 21, 2002

    Given the last six issue have dealt with the idea of Matt's secret identity being exposed, this issue is a nice change of pace, as while his bid to preserve his secret identity is still very much a part of this book, this issue introduces a new idea to the mix, as we see Matt is called upon to defend a fellow costumed crime-fighter, who has been falsely accused of murdering a police officer. Now if one looks too hard at the case that is complied against the White Tiger, then the situation feels a bit contrived, as any good police detective would dig a bit deeper than this issue seems to have them doing. Perhaps if the story hadn't shown us what really played out in that pawn shop, then I'd be more inclined to buy the haphazard police work, but since we did see elements like the criminals weren't wearing gloves, and the murder weapon was left at the scene, the only real problem with this case is that it's being handled by Matt, who is currently under a veil of suspicion, thanks to the D Read Full Review

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