Not even Steve Gerber could rescue this awful Gerry Conway plot in which a circus performers gets the power of a God and calls himself Dark Messiah. You’d think a guy like Steve Gerber would make this work, but … No. Maybe because DD and Widow are just the wrong characters for a foe like this.
And look how Widow is depicted:
The art’s not terrible, though.
Creators: Gerry Conway (plot), Steve Gerber (script), and Gene Colan (penciler)
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