DAREDEVIL #225

DAREDEVIL #225

This is one of the best issues of Denny’s run.  First of all, there’s the art: David Mazzucchelli does both the pencils and inks, and they’re gorgeous.

But also, it is a brilliant take on The Vulture, who is usually little more than a very strong old dude.  In this issue, he’s used as a foil for Daredevil.  Murdock’s business and his fiance are all dying, carrion, and he’s just sticking around for the parts that benefit him….Plus, everyone around him dies.

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Daredevil can’t see it, but Vulture can.  But the real power in this issue comes from these four panels….

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Foggy’s line there is vicious when you know that FOGGY is the one who had the idea to forge a break up letter from Matt to Heather, and yet Foggy is willing to blame Matt for Heather’s suicide.    He’s at least half-responsible, if not more so.

 

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