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One of the absolute best Daredevil comics
Reviewed in the United States on August 17, 2019
Daredevil has a lot of weighted history behind him and a lot of great creative teams that make tackling such a daunting prospect. How does someone deal with the character that Bendis, Miller, and Brubaker have all taken their excellent crack at? How do your own twist on a character that has such a set tone, location, and plot?
Zdarsky hits the moral heart of Murdock and that’s what makes this story seem so important and so worthwhile. Zdarksy has always been great with bringing in the history of characters he has worked on to make a culmination of story (most notably with his recent Eisner award winning story with Spider-Man and his excellent series Peter Parker: Amazing Spider-Man). Here we see Daredevil and Matt Murdock facenthe consequences of his actions. It’s not an encompassing epic, it’s the sad eventual fall from Grace that can only happen with a character so wracked with guilt, who fights with their self as much as the crime in the streets.
This is an unexpected tonal shift from Zdarsky and if this continues, it will be a truly legendary run for this character.