DAREDEVIL #176 (1981)


The first appearance of Stick.  And he’s in a pool hall, shooting balls with a stick.  How smart is that?  How noir?

Stick is introduced via a retcon of Matt Murdock’s early experiences–he was a mentor to the newly blinded Matt.

Matt has to seek out Stick because he’s lost his radar sense….

daredevil loses his powers

…Which leads to a great issue, #177, in which we see more about Frank Miller’s take on Matt’s relationship with his dad.  That’s next.

But the best part of this issue is Turk, finally sick of being punched and beaten up, getting a hold of an old Mauler suit and trying to be a super-villain.

It doesn’t go well for him.

Creator: Frank Miller
Grade: B+

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