Daredevil #59

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Alex Maleev Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 21, 2004 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 8
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THE KING OF HELL'S KITCHEN PART 4 A mysterious figure from Elektra's past arrives in NYC, seeking Matt Murdock's help in finding her. But what Matt doesn't realize is he may be unwittingly helping Elektra back to the grave.

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 6, 2004

    The opening pages of this issue offer up a truly shocking scene that I'm of two minds about, as on one hand it does send a message that we really shouldn't get too comfortable as anything can happen, but on the other hand I was disappointed to see this aspect of the book's supporting players has been effectively removed from the picture. This powerful opening sequence is than followed by an equally memorable exchange between Ben Urich and Matt, as Ben manages to key to the thing that has driven Matt into such a sorry state, and he continues to push this button until Matt is willing to see the truth that he's been hiding from. the issue also offers up an engaging meeting between Matt and Luke Cage, as the two manage to put their differences behind them, and along the way we also get a welcome cameo by Jessica Jones, who plays the role of the girlfriend to near perfection, with the opening exchange between her and Luke about the CDs being a perfect we've all been there moment. However th Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Dave Wallace Apr 28, 2004

    All of the usual elements - the solid, unpredictable writing, the perfectly-suited artwork - combine to maintain the classy, realistic approach that we've been used to on this title for so long. Even when the creative team goes for a low-key mid-arc issue, they still manage to turn in a comic which stands head and shoulders above its closest competitors and manages to be genuinely different in a marketplace awash with derivative, cliched ideas. Read Full Review

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