Daredevil #57

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Alex Maleev Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 18, 2004 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 9
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8.4User Rating

THE KING OF HELL'S KITCHEN PART 2 Now entrenched as the Kingpin of Hell's Kitchen, DD faces new dangers from foes who want his newfound power for themselves. Even a Man Without Fear can't defeat an army of 100 men trying to kill him, can he?

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Dave Wallace Mar 20, 2004

    Pushing Matt's character to the forefront at the expense of a garish costume has done this title no harm at all as it continues to rise head and shoulders above standard superhero fare. Bendis and Maleev prove that sophistication in comics doesn't always have to come at the expense of kinetic thrills. Action junkies will get a lot out of this issue and, even if newcomers may feel overwhelmed by the plot up to this point they should really check out one of the most consistently entertaining titles on the market. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Feb 25, 2004

    When you really think about it sending one hundred guys to deal with a single individual is a bit excessive, and while I guess one could be hoping that sheer numbers would eventually wear him down, as this issue proves it's difficult to wage a battle of this scale in the middle of a city without drawing in the police. One also has to think the sheer number of opponents would work to Matt's advantage, as he can leap about delivering his attacks without having to give a second thought to whether he was hitting the right person, while you would have ninety-nine other guys getting in the way of your attacks. Still, the idea of Matt doing battle with one hundred killers is a very cool idea and this issue manages to execute it about as well as one could have hoped, as there's a nice range of attacks, with a fun little Jackie Chan sequence when Matt makes use of a car's radio antenna and then its side mirror as weapons in the battle. The big surprise of the final page also worked exceptionall Read Full Review

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