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

 

#20?   to ???  Lee and Gene Colan.  Grade: B+

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+  97-117

Marv Wolfman and (mostly) Bob Brown.  Grade: B+.  125-143

125, 126-128, 131-132 (first appearance of Bullseye), 133, 135-137, 138 (John Byrne fill-in, featuring Ghost Rider), 139, 140-143

Jim Shooter and (mostly) Gil Kane
(pencils) and Klaus Janson (inks).  Grade: C+ (with the exception of #146)

144-145, 146 (vs. Bullseye,
and the 23d best DD story of all time), 147, 148-151

Roger McKenzie and various artists (Frank Miller and Klaus Janson start with #158).  Grade: B+

152-154 (first appearance of Ben Urich), 155-157, 158, 159, 160-161 (first appearance of Josie’s Bar), 163-164 (vs. Hulk, and the 21st best DD story of all time), 165-166 (Frank Miller co-plotter)

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.

195-196, 197-200 (22d Best DD story of all time), 201, 202-207 and 210-214 (Savages)

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-

215, 216-217220 (Heather Glen commits suicide), 221, 223, 225, 226


Frank Miller and John Buscema.  Grade: B
+

219

Jim “Priest” Owsley and Geof Isherwood.  Grade: C

224

Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli.  Grade: A+.

227-233 (“Born Again,” the best DD story of all time)


Mark Gruenwald and Steve Ditko.  Grade: B-.

234-235

Ann Nocenti and Barry Windsor Smith (#236), and (mostly) Louise Williams:  B.

236, 238, 239-240, 241, 242-244, 245, 248-249

Filler issues.  Grade: D-.  237, 246-247.
Ann Nocenti and (mostly) John Romita, Jr.  Grade: A-.


250-251
, 253, 254-260 (First Typhoid Mary), 261 (the 16th best DD story of all time), 261-264, 265, 267, 268, 269 (vs. Brotherhood of Evil Mutants), 270, 271-274, 275-282, 283

Ann Nocenti and Lee Weeks.  Grade: B+

284-290, 291

D.G. Chichester and (mostly) Lee Weeks.  Grade: C+


292-293
, 294-296, 297-300

D.G. Chichester and various artists.  Grade: C

301-303, 304-309, 310-331

Various writers and artist.  Grade: F

310-364, 365-380

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.

9-11, 13-15

Brian Michael Bendis and (mostly) Alex Maleev.  Grade: A

16-19, 26-50, 56-81

Bob Gale and (mostly) Phil Winslade.   Not Yet Reviewed.

20-25

Ed Brubaker and (mostly) Michael Lark and Stefano Gaudiano.  Grade: A-

82-119, 500

Andy Diggle and (mostly) Roberto De La Torre.  Grade: F

501-512

OTHER

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.
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