Daredevil #79

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Alex Maleev Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 23, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 7
8.0Critic Rating
9.3User Rating

Will the justice system Matt Murdock has dedicated his life to serving abandon him in the face of the biggest challenge of his life? The battle for the Murdock Papers takes a shocking turn.

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace Nov 28, 2005

    Bendis uses Bullseye here in much the same fashion as he did during his Hardcore arc a couple of years ago. Hes little more than a spanner to throw into the works of whatever Daredevil is trying to achieve, and whilst its a simplistic use of the character, it works very well to provide a visually thrilling and action-packed single issue. Bendis shows his skill as a writer in a more subtle way than usual here, as although its easy to get tired of the idiosyncratic sound effects and grunting and groaning that accompany many of his fights, theres some real imagination on display here too. I loved all the throwing and catching of various weapons, the attacks and the counter-attacks, the grand sense of spectacle and the originality with which one of our heroes is finally brought down. Whilst some comicbook fight sequences have the feeling of being left to the artist to provide a standard slugfest, theres clearly a lot of careful planning and effort which has gone into the writing Read Full Review

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