Giant-Size Daredevil #1

Giant-Size Daredevil #1

Illustrated by: Paul Davidson

Cover Art by: Bryan Hitch

Written by: Saladin Ahmed

Release date: June 12th, 2024

Marvel Comics

*Minor Spoilers Ahead

SIN WILL FIND YOU OUT, DAREDEVIL! He’s on the hunt: One of DAREDEVIL’s deadliest and most dangerous foes, empowered by forces unknown even to himself, prepares for the kill. Yes, none other than KINGPIN, stalking the streets of Manhattan by night. And no matter the speed with which Daredevil moves… there will be blood. PLUS: Includes a reprinting of DAREDEVIL #170 by Frank Miller — A.K.A. “THE KINGPIN MUST DIE!” — get your Fisk fix here, fearless fans!

Marvel Comics’ “Giant-Size Daredevil #1” is a spectacular addition to the Daredevil saga that both honors the past and paves the way for new adventures. Written by the talented Saladin Ahmed with art by the remarkable Paul Davidson, and cover art by the amazing Bryan Hitch this issue is a celebration of the character’s rich history and a bold step into the future.

The narrative is gripping, with Daredevil facing off against one of his most formidable adversaries, the Kingpin. The tension is tangible as the streets of Manhattan become a battleground for these two titans. The writing is sharp, capturing the essence of Daredevil’s relentless pursuit of justice and Kingpin’s menacing presence. The stakes are high, and the action is relentless, making for an exhilarating read.

The artwork by Paul Davidson is dark, and fast paced, bringing the nocturnal world of Daredevil to life with dynamic lines and dramatic shading. Each panel is carefully constructed, with attention to detail that immerses the reader in the story. The action sequences are particularly stunning, conveying the movement and intensity of Daredevil’s acrobatic combat style.

In addition to the new story, the issue includes a reprint of “Daredevil #170” by the legendary Frank Miller. This classic tale is a reminder of the character’s enduring appeal and the innovative storytelling that has defined his journey. The inclusion of this story is a nod to long-time fans and an excellent introduction for new readers to the lore of Daredevil.

The Giant-Size format is a fitting tribute to the 50th anniversary of “Giant-Size X-Men #1,” offering a unique experience that combines nostalgia with fresh storytelling. While the new story may serve as a bridge between issues #9 and #10 of the monthly series, it stands on its own as a compelling narrative. It’s tangible proof to Marvel’s storytelling expertise that they can weave these one-shots into the larger tapestry without making them feel obligatory.

For fans of Daredevil, “Giant-Size Daredevil #1” is one not to miss. It captures the essence of what makes the character so beloved while setting the stage for future stories. It doesn’t matter if you’re a long-time reader or new to the world of Daredevil, this issue is a celebration of the hero’s legacy and a thrilling addition to the Marvel universe. So, grab your copy and join Daredevil as he navigates the dangers of Manhattan and confronts the darkness within.

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Daredevil's Duel with Destiny

Colors - 9.2
Design - 9.5
Illustration - 9.7
Narrative - 9.4
Subplot - 9.4

9.4

"Giant-Size Daredevil #1" is a special issue that intertwines the past and present of Daredevil's world. It features a new story where Daredevil faces the Kingpin, against the backdrop of Manhattan's night. This issue also celebrates a milestone with a reprint of the iconic "Daredevil #170" by Frank Miller, adding a nostalgic touch.


Genre: Superhero
Series: Daredevil | Illustrated by Bryan Hitch, Paul Davidson
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