I’ve read every single issue of Daredevil, and published a panel from just about every issue (or at least every issue worth reading). Below, you’ll find links to those posts, and a bunch of other fun, DD related stuff.
DAREDEVIL VOLUME 1
Stan Lee and Bill Everett (#1). Grade: A
Lee and Joe Orlando (#2-4). Grade: B
4 (first appearance of Purple Man)
Lee and Wallace Wood (#5-11). Grade: A
Lee and John Romita, Sr. Grade: A
Lee and Gene Colan. Grade: B+
20-21 (first appearance of Irving Forbush), 22, 23, 24, 25, 26-29 (first time DD is unmasked; first appearance of “Mike” Murdock), 30 (vs. Thor), 31, 33-34, 35-36, 37-38, 39-41, 42-46 (first appearance of Jester, and the 25th best DD story of all time), 47, 48
Lee and Barry Smith. Grade: C+
Roy Thomas and (mostly) Gene Colan. Grade: C+ (overall rating, but there a few great issues in the run)
Steve Gerber and many artists. I’m a huge Steve Gerber fan. I am not a huge Steve-Gerber-on-Daredevil fan. Grade: C+
97-98, 99, 100-108 (book changes title to Daredevil and Black Widow), 109, 110 (cross-over with Marvel Two-in-One), 111-112 (first appearance of Silver Samurai), 113-115, 116-117 (written with Chris Claremont)
Various fill-in creators. Grade: C
Marv Wolfman and (mostly) Bob Brown. Grade: B+
Jim Shooter and (mostly) Gil Kane
(pencils) and Klaus Janson (inks). Grade: C+ (with the exception of #146)
Roger McKenzie and various artists (Frank Miller and Klaus Janson start with #158). Grade: B+
Frank Miller (writer/pencils) and Klaus Janson (inker). This is one of the greatest comic book runs of all time, period. Grade: A+
167 (written with Dave Michelinie), 168 (first appearance of Elektra), 169 (the 14th best DD story of all time), 170-172, 173, 174-175, 176, 177, 178 (first team-up with Power Man and Iron Fist), 179, 180, 181 (second best DD story of all time), 182, 183-184 (vs. Punisher), 185 (9th best DD story of all time), 186, 187 (debut of Black Widow’s new costume), 188,
189, 190 (Elektra resurrected; changes to white costume), 191
Filler writers/artists. Grade: D. 192-194.
Denny O’Neil and (mostly) William Johnson. Grade: B.
Harlan Ellison and Arthur Byron Cover (writers) and David Mazzucchelli. Grade: A+.
208-209 (12th best DD story of all time)
Denny O’Neil and David Mazzucchelli. Grade: A-
Frank Miller and John Buscema. Grade: B+
Jim “Priest” Owsley and Geof Isherwood. Grade: C
Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli. Grade: A+.
Mark Gruenwald and Steve Ditko. Grade: B-.
Ann Nocenti and Barry Windsor Smith (#236), and (mostly) Louise Williams: B.
Ann Nocenti and Lee Weeks. Grade: B+
D.G. Chichester and (mostly) Lee Weeks. Grade: C+
D.G. Chichester and various artists. Grade: C
Various writers and artist. Grade: F
DAREDEVIL VOLUME 2
Note: I did not do a “panel a day” feature after Volume 1.
Kevin Smith and Joe Quesada. Grade: C+. 1-8
David Mack and Joe Quesada. Not Yet Reviewed.
Brian Michael Bendis and (mostly) Alex Maleev. Grade: A
16-19, 26-50, 56-81
Bob Gale and (mostly) Phil Winslade. Not Yet Reviewed.
Ed Brubaker and (mostly) Michael Lark and Stefano Gaudiano. Grade: A-
Andy Diggle and (mostly) Roberto De La Torre. Grade: F
Peter Parker the Spectacular Spider-Man #25. Frank Miller draws Bill Mantlo’s script, teaming DD and Spidey in a story where Spider-Man loses his sight.