Daredevil #58

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Alex Maleev Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 17, 2004 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 8
6.0Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

Matt Murdock is missing after his battle with 100 armed men, and only Ben Urich can find him. Is DD even alive?

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 28, 2004

    There are some very engaging moments in this issue, as the questioning session with the gang member was one of the funniest exchanges Brian Michael Bendis has ever written, and Foggy has really come into his own under Brian Michael Bendis' pen, as he's far more than simply a supporting player, but rather he's the voice of reason that openly allows us to openly wonder if Ben's last question of Matt might very well be answered with a yes. However this story is taking far too long to get where it's going, and this is a little distressing as this was the one title where Brian Michael Bendis and myself seems to be on the same page when it came to the pacing of the material. Now I'll give him more time to develop his ideas as he's a masterful writer when it comes to his dialogue exchanges, but I expect my patience to be rewarded, and this issue marks one of the first times where I found myself disappointed by the final destination. I mean his use of an element from the early days of the Marv Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Dave Wallace Mar 26, 2004

    Another very wordy issue, and one that may prove a turn-off to many of the title's fans who long for the days when DD will get a slice of the action. One the other hand, for those who have been enjoying Bendis and Maleev's work thus far, it is more of the same quality writing and grainy, realistic art that we have come to know and love. However, criticism that the title is veering too far from it's key concept - that of Daredevil himself - in favour of Matt Murdock stories is proving valid, and there is a feeling that too many diversions may be steering this already 3-issue old story arc slightly off course. Read Full Review

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