Essential Daredevil, Vol. 4 (Essential Daredevil #4)
--The book features the end of what feels like an eternal break up session between Matt Murdoch and Karen Page. The mismatched couple finally break up for good (for now) in Daredevil Issue #85 when realizing the obvious: Karen can't give Matt what he needs (a woman who can ...more
What was bad?
-The use of internal monologues is ridculous. It's thought bubbles from Matt/Daredevil like "Sure, Matt. Fighting's just what the doctor ordered. It prevents you from realizing that your real illness is love for a woman named Karen." And this is over many pages over like every issue. It's redundant, stupid, and doesn't even motivate big plot twist ...more
Some very nice Gene Colan artwork.
I was glad when he finally stopped writing the series, but his replacement, Steve Gerber, was just as bad for all the same reasons. Here's a sample, from issue #100:
Low over San Francisco Bay swoops a sleek Avenger's Quinjet--its lone passenger--the sightless adventurer called Daredevil!
His hypersensitive fingertips read the dials and meters ...more
Quasi tutti gli albi sono interessanti e rispecchiano bene lo spirito dei tempi (provate a confrontarli con le prime due raccolte e vedrete che differenza).
In generale una piacevole lettura per chi ama le avventure del cornetto, tra l'altro qui compare finalmente la Vedova Nera e Karen Page fa un passo indietro, allentando un po' i toni da commedia sentimentale.