Essential Daredevil #1

United States

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
October 2002
Page count
548
Cover price
14.99 USD; 24.00 CAD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/239904

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)
? (reprint editor)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Daredevil) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
John Romita
Colours
Dan Kemp
Letters
typeset
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)
? (reprint editor)
Show/hide 1. Table of Contents &c. (Daredevil) Credits, 7 pages

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Feature
Daredevil

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 2. Daredevil #1 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

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Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; Thing; Invisible Girl]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Fixer

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Bill Everett
Show/hide 3. The Origin of Daredevil! (Daredevil) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Jack "Battling" Murdock (in flashback); Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Fixer

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #1 (April 1964)
The Origin of Daredevil
Also printed
Australia
Daredevil (Horwitz, 1965? series) #1 ([1965?])
 
Australia
Daredevil (Horwitz, 1965? series) #1 ([1965?])
The Origin of Daredevil
 
United States
Marvel Super Heroes Annual (Marvel, 1966 series) #1 (October 1966)
The Origin of Daredevil
 
United States
Son of Origins of Marvel Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1975 series) (1975)
The Origin of Daredevil
 
Australia
Origins of Great Marvel Comics Heroes (Newton, 1975?) ([1975])
 
Australia
Origins of Great Marvel Comics Heroes (Newton, 1975?) ([1975])
The Origin of Daredevil
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Newton, 1976 series) #1 (January 1976)
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Newton, 1976 series) #1 (January 1976)
The Origin of Daredevil
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #1 (1977)
Untitled [The Origin of Daredevil]
 
Australia
Daredevil the Man Without Fear! (Federal, 1984 series) #1 (May 1984)
The Origin of Daredevil
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #17 (1991)
The Origin of Daredevil
 
United States
Uncanny Origins (Marvel, 1996 series) #13 (September 1997)
The Origin of Daredevil
 
United States
Son of Origins of Marvel Comics Revised Edition (Marvel, 1997 series) (November 1997)
The Origin of Daredevil
 
United States
Wizard Ace Edition: Daredevil (Marvel, 2003 series) #1 (April 2003)
The Origin of Daredevil
Adapted
Australia
Daredevil (Horwitz, 1965? series) #1 ([1965?])
Untitled

Synopsis

Matt Murdock saves a blind man from an oncoming truck but is struck blind himself by a radioactive canister during the rescue; The radioactivity heightens Matt's other senses and gives him an uncanny radar sense; Matt graduates college and begins practicing law with his college roommate Foggy; Matt's father, a boxer, is killed by the Fixer after he refuses to throw a fight; Matt designs a costume and a billy club (from his cane) and takes his derogatory childhood nickname "Daredevil"; DD tracks down the Fixer and the man who shot his father.

Show/hide 4. Daredevil #2 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page
Show/hide 5. The Evil Menace of Electro! (Daredevil) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Electro [Max Dillon]; Karen Page; Foggy Nelson; Fantastic Four [Thing; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #2 (June 1964)
The Evil Menace of Electro!  (black & white reprint)
Also printed
United States
Marvel Super-Heroes (Marvel, 1967 series) #22 (September 1969)
"The Evil Menace of Electro!"
 
Australia
The Fantastic Four Giant Size 84 Page Annual (Newton, 1975 series) #1 (15 November 1975)
Untitled [The Evil Menace of Electro!]
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #1 (1977)
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #1 (1977)
The Evil Menace of Electro!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #17 (1991)
The Evil Menace of Electro

Synopsis

The Thing and the F.F. hire Matt to look over the new lease on the Baxter Building; Matt goes to inspect the property but, unbeknownst to him, Electro has broken in to steal all of Reed Richard's secrets; Mayhem ensues.

Show/hide 6. Daredevil #3 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Owl; Ape; Sad Sam; Karen Page

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Show/hide 7. Daredevil Battles The Owl, Ominous Overlord of Crime! (Daredevil) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Owl [Leland Owlsley]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Sad Sam ["Sad Sam" Simms]; Ape ["Ape" Horgon]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Newton, 1976 series) #2 ([March 1976?])

Synopsis

A wealthy and ruthless financier is exposed as a criminal and begins his reign as the Owl; The Owl hires Matt Murdock to get him out of his legal troubles; The Owl gathers a gang, traps DD and Karen and begins his bid to rule the underworld; DD escapes and takes the Owl down.

Show/hide 8. Daredevil #4 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Purple Man [Zebediah Killgrave]; Karen Page

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Show/hide 9. Killgrave, the Unbelievable Purple Man! (Daredevil) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Purple Man [Zebediah Killgrave]; Karen Page; Foggy Nelson; Fixer (in flashback)

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #2 ([May 1978?])

Synopsis

DD runs up against a purple man who can make anyone do what he wants just by suggesting it.

Show/hide 10. Daredevil #5 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Matador [Manuel Eloganto]; Karen Page

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Wally Wood
Show/hide 11. The Mysterious Masked Matador! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Matador [Manuel Eloganto]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Wally Wood
Letters
Sam Rosen?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Daredevil Special (Newton, 197-? series) #1 ([January 1977])

Synopsis

A disgraced matador turns criminal to have his revenge on humanity; Daredevil stops the criminal's incessant cape waving.

Show/hide 12. Daredevil #6 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Fellowship of Fear [Mr. Fear [Zoltan Drago]; Ox; Eel [Leopold Stryke]]

Credits

Art
Wally Wood
Show/hide 13. Trapped by... The Fellowship of Fear! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Fellowship of Fear [Ox; Eel [Leopold Stryke]; Mr. Fear [Zoltan Drago]]; Karen Page; Foggy Nelson

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Wally Wood
Letters
Sam Rosen

Synopsis

DD intrudes on a phony movie shoot where the Fellowship of Fear is robbing a bank and gets himself blasted by fear gas; Mr. Fear decides to flush DD out by creating a wax figure of Hornhead for his museum; DD and Foggy both get in a brawl with the Fellowship, and Foggy is injured; DD returns to the wax museum to put an end to the Fellowship.

Show/hide 14. Daredevil #7 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]

Credits

Art
Wally Wood

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #7 (April 1965)
Daredevil Battles Sub-Mariner!
Also printed
United States
Marvel's Greatest Superhero Battles (Simon and Schuster, 1978 series) (1978)
Untitled
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #17 (1991)
Untitled
Show/hide 15. In Mortal Combat with Sub-Mariner! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Warlord Krang; Lady Dorma; Karen Page; Foggy Nelson

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Wally Wood
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #7 (April 1965)
In Mortal Combat with... Sub-Mariner!
Also printed
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #3 (September 1978)
In Mortal Combat with... Sub-Mariner!
 
United States
Marvel's Greatest Superhero Battles (Simon and Schuster, 1978 series) (1978)
Mortal Combat with Sub-Mariner!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #17 (1991)
In Mortal Combat with Sub-Mariner

Synopsis

Namor hires Nelson and Murdock to sue the human race on his behalf; When this doesn't work, he gets himself arrested so he can have his day in court; Realizing humanity won't listen, the Sub-Mariner goes on a rampage which brings Daredevil into the (hopeless) fray; Namor returns to the sea out of respect for DD and to stop Krang from taking over Atlantis.

Show/hide 16. Namor and D.D. (Daredevil) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]

Credits

Art
Wally Wood

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #7 (April 1965)
Namor and D.D.
Show/hide 17. Daredevil #8 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Stilt-Man [Wilbur Day]

Credits

Art
Wally Wood
Show/hide 18. The Stiltman Cometh! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Stilt-Man [Wilbur Day]; Karen Page; Foggy Nelson; Carl Kaxton

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Wally Wood
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #8 (June 1965)
The Stiltman Cometh
Also printed
Australia
Daredevil Special (Newton, 197-? series) #1 ([January 1977])
 
Australia
Daredevil Special (Newton, 197-? series) #1 ([January 1977])
The Stiltman Cometh
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #3 (September 1978)
The Stiltman Cometh!

Synopsis

Nelson and Murdock are hired by a disgruntled scientist who claims his boss stole his invention; The scientist turns out, not only to be the real thief, but also the new villain, Stilt-Man.

Notes

Issue includes cutaways of both DD's billy-club and Matt Murdock's apartment; Stilt-Man is called "Stiltman" throughout this story.

Show/hide 19. Daredevil #9 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Karen Page; Klaus Kruger

Credits

Art
Wally Wood

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #9 (August 1965)
That He May See!
Also printed
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #3 (September 1978)
That He May See!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #17 (1991)
Untitled
Show/hide 20. That He May See! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Karen Page; Foggy Nelson; Klaus Kruger; Dr. Van Eyck

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Wally Wood (layout)
Bob Powell
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #9 (August 1965)
That He May See!
Also printed
United States
Marvel Super-Heroes (Marvel, 1967 series) #29 (January 1971)
That He May See
 
Australia
Daredevil Special (Newton, 197-? series) #1 ([January 1977])
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #3 (September 1978)
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #3 (September 1978)
That He May See!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #17 (1991)
That He May See

Synopsis

One of Matt's old college pals is a ruler of his own European country and invites the blind lawyer over to see a doctor about restoring his sight; Once in Lichtenbad, DD is needed as Kruger turns out to be a ruthless dictator; The only doctor who could restore Matt's vision dies in the revolt.

Show/hide 21. Daredevil #10 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Bird-Man [Henry Hawk]; Ape-Man [Monk Keefer]; Frog-Man [Frog LeBlanc]; Cat-Man [Horgan]

Credits

Art
Wally Wood

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #10 (October 1965)
Untitled
 (black and white)
Also printed
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #4 (January 1979)
See: The Strangest Foes Daredevil Has Ever Faced!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #17 (1991)
Untitled
Show/hide 22. While the City Sleeps! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Bird-Man [Henry Hawk]; Ape-Man [Monk Keefer]; Frog-Man [Frog LeBlanc]; Cat-Man [Horgan]; Organizer [Abner Jonas]; Karen Page; Foggy Nelson; Deborah Harris

Credits

Script
Wally Wood
Pencils
Bob Powell (layouts)
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #10 (October 1965)
While the City Sleeps! Part One The Organization!  (black and white)
Also printed
United States
Daredevil Annual (Marvel, 1967 series) #2 (February 1971)
While the City Sleeps
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #4 (January 1979)
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #4 (January 1979)
While the City Sleeps!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #17 (1991)
While the City Sleeps

Synopsis

Foggy is recruited to run as District Attorney for the Reform Party, but something shady is going on as the Organizer and his Ani-Men are involved; DD tries to solve the mystery.

Show/hide 23. Daredevil #11 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Bird-Man [Henry Hawk]; Ape-Man [Monk Keefer]; Organizer [Abner Jonas]

Credits

Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Wally Wood

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #11 (December 1965)
A Time to Unmask!
 (black and white)
Also printed
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #17 (1991)
Untitled
Show/hide 24. A Time to Unmask! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ape-Man [Monk Keefer]; Bird-Man [Henry Hawk]; Frog-Man [Frog LeBlanc]; Deborah; Foggy Nelson; Cat-Man [Horgan]; Bernard Harris; Milton Monroe; Organizer [Abner Jonas]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #11 (December 1965)
A Time to Unmask!  (black and white)
Also printed
United States
Daredevil Annual (Marvel, 1967 series) #2 (February 1971)
A Time To Unmask
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #4 (January 1979)
A Time to Unmask!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #17 (1991)
A Time to Unmask

Synopsis

The case of the Organizer and the Reform Party is wrapped up as mysteries are all solved; Matt takes a leave of absence from the law firm.

Notes

"Agent of Shield" is mentioned as a TV show.

Show/hide 25. Daredevil #12 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Plunderer [Lord Parnival Plunder]

Credits

Pencils
John Romita
Jack Kirby (Ka-Zar figure)
Inks
Vince Colletta
John Romita (retouches)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #12 (January 1966)
Sightless, In a Savage Land!
 (black and white)

Notes

Inks credits from the GCD index to the original publication.

Show/hide 26. Sightless, in a Savage Land! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Zabu; Plunderer [Lord Parnival Plunder]; Maa-Gor; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (layouts)
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #12 (January 1966)
Sightless, in a Savage Land!  (black and white)
Also printed
United States
Ka-Zar (Marvel, 1970 series) #2 (December 1970)
Sightless In a Savage Land
 
Australia
Daredevil Special (Newton, 197-? series) #1 ([January 1977])
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #4 (January 1979)
Sightless, in a Savage Land!

Synopsis

Matt decides to take a cruise to get his mind off of Karen; After his cruise ship is boarded by pirates, DD is taken to the Savage Land by the Plunderer; Ka-Zar attacks the Plunderer for trespassing on his domain and saves Daredevil's life as his costume reminds the savage lord of his encounter with the X-Men.

Show/hide 27. Daredevil #13 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Mike Esposito
John Romita (heavy re-touching)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #13 (February 1966)
How Close Can You Come to Guessing... The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin!
 (black and white)
Also printed
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #5 (May 1979)
The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin!

Notes

Inking credits revised by Mark Evanier via the GCD Errors list, August 2009. Original indexer had John Romita as solo inker.

Show/hide 28. The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ka-Zar [Lord Kevin Plunder]; Zabu; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; The Plunderer [Lord Parnival Plunder]; Maa-Gor; Feepers

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (layouts, pp. 1-4)
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #13 (February 1966)
The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin!  (black and white)
Also printed
United States
Ka-Zar (Marvel, 1970 series) #2 (December 1970)
The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #5 (May 1979)
The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin!

Synopsis

DD and Ka-Zar battle the Plunderer as the villain regales them with his origin and the origin of his savage brother; The Plunderer is after half of a neclace that his father gave the two brothers that will open a vault to a substance that destroys all weaponry; Everybody gets greedy and even the pirates and the butler (Feepers) vie for the halves of the medallion.

Notes

Kirby pencilling credit revised by Mark Evanier via the GCD Errors list, August 2009. Original indexer had Kirby laying out the whole story.

Show/hide 29. Daredevil #14 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Plunderer [Lord Parnival Plunder]

Credits

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #14 (March 1966)
If This Be Justice!
 (black and white)
Show/hide 30. If This Be Justice...! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Feepers; Plunderer [Lord Parnival Plunder]; Boswell; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia [as Frankie Ray]
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #14 (March 1966)
If This Be Justice...!  (black and white)
Also printed
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #5 (May 1979)
If This Be Justice...!

Synopsis

The Plunderer gets his hands on Ka-Zar's half of their father's medallion and uses the mytical Plunder-Stone to start taking over the world; DD gets in the way and helps take the would be world conquorer down; Foggy and Karen show up in England to defend Ka-Zar against trumped up charges his brother brought against him.

Show/hide 31. Daredevil #15 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ox

Credits

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #15 (April 1966)
..And Men Shall Call Him... Ox!
 (black and white)
Show/hide 32. --And Men Shall Call Him... Ox! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Ox; Ox [Dr. Karl Stragg] (death)

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia [as Frankie Ray]
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #15 (April 1966)
--And Men Shall Call Him...Ox !  (black and white)
Also printed
Australia
The X-Men Here Comes... Daredevil The Mighty Thor (Newton, 1970?) ([1975?])
And Men Shall Call Him...Ox!
 
United States
Marvel Super-Heroes (Marvel, 1967 series) #30 (April 1971)
And Men Shall Call Him Ox
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #5 (May 1979)
--And Men Shall Call Him...Ox !

Synopsis

The Ox is convinced by his cellmate, Dr. Karl Stragg, that if the two can escape, the good doctor will make Ox smarter; Stragg double-crosses the Ox and switches bodies with the brute; DD tracks down the new and improved Ox only to defeat him permanently.

Show/hide 33. Daredevil #16 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]

Credits

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Show/hide 34. Enter... Spider-Man (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Aunt May Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Masked Marauder [Frank Farnum]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia [as Frankie Ray née Giacoia]
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #16 (May 1966)
Enter... Spider-Man
Also printed
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #7 (January 1980)
Untitled [Enter… Spider-Man!]

Synopsis

The Masked Marauder comes up with a plan to pit Spidey and DD against each other while he makes off with an experimental engine.

Show/hide 35. Daredevil #17 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Masked Marauder [Frank Farnum]

Credits

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Show/hide 36. None Are So Blind..! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Aunt May Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Masked Marauder [Frank Farnum]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia [as Frankie Ray]

Synopsis

Spidey, thinking he has discovered Daredevil's secret, accuses Foggy of being DD; Foggy kind of plays along to impress Karen; DD and Spidey stop fighting long enough to take down the Masked Marauder.

Show/hide 37. Daredevil #18 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Gladiator [Melvin Potter]

Credits

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Show/hide 38. There Shall Come a Gladiator! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Gladiator [Melvin Potter]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (Plot
Script pages 1-7)
Denny O'Neil (Script pages 8-20)
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #18 (July 1966)
There Shall Come a Gladiator
Also printed
Australia
The X-Men Here Comes... Daredevil The Mighty Thor (Newton, 1970?) ([1975?])
There Shall Come a Gladiator!
 
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #7 (January 1980)
There Shall Come a Gladiator!

Synopsis

A burly costume store owner decides it is really the clothes that make the man and begins his career as the Gladiator; Foggy gets a Daredevil costume from Melvin who talks the tubby lawyer into setting up a staged super fight to impress Karen; Thinking his fight with Foggy will draw out the real DD, Gladiator goes after him for real and Matt has to take a hand in rescuing his friend; In the night and the fog, everyone assumes it is Foggy as Daredevil that beat the Gladiator back.

Show/hide 39. Daredevil #19 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]

Credits

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Show/hide 40. Alone-- Against the Underworld! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Gladiator [Melvin Potter]; Masked Marauder [Frank Farnum]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Sam Rosen

Synopsis

The Masked Marauder busts Gladiator out of jail and the two fight over the privilege of taking Foggy Nelson, a.k.a. Daredevil, down; Everything is going as planned until the real DD shows up to save Foggy's chubby butt.

Show/hide 41. Daredevil #20 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Owl [Leland Owlsley]

Credits

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Show/hide 42. The Verdict is: Death! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Judge Lewis; Owl [Leland Owlsley]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Letters
Artie Simek

Synopsis

The Owl kidnaps Matt Murdock to be the defense attorney in a mock trial the fowlish fiend has set up for the judge who sent him to prison.

Show/hide 43. Daredevil #21 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Owl [Leland Owlsley]

Credits

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Show/hide 44. The Trap Is Sprung (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Judge Lewis; Owl [Leland Owlsley]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Dick Ayers
Bill Everett
Letters
Artie Simek

Synopsis

DD has to rescue himself and Judge Lewis from the Owl's giant mechanical owl.

Show/hide 45. Daredevil #22 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Gladiator [Melvin Potter]; Masked Marauder [Frank Farnum]; Tri-Android

Credits

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Show/hide 46. The Tri-Man Lives! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Judge Lewis; Gladiator [Melvin Potter]; Masked Marauder [Frank Farnum]; Tri-Man (aka Tri-Android); The Mangler (intro); The Dancer (intro); The Brain (intro); Maggia; Owl [Leland Owlsley]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Dick Ayers
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Daredevil The Man Without Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #9 ([September 1980?])

Synopsis

The Masked Marauder and Gladiator create the Tri-Android and power him up with the combined skills of three master criminals; The dastardly duo send their android after DD in a bid to win leadership of the Maggia.

Show/hide 47. Daredevil #23 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Gladiator [Melvin Potter]

Credits

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Show/hide 48. DD Goes Wild! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Masked Marauder [Frank Farnum]; Gladiator [Melvin Potter]; Tri-Man; The Dancer; The Mangler; The Brain; Maggia

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Sam Rosen

Synopsis

The Marauder transports DD and Gladiator back to his base in hopes of using Hornhead to help power his Tri-Man; When this plan fails, he transports them both to a movie set of the Roman Coliseum in Europe where all the Maggia heads are meeting; DD and Gladiator fight it out in the arena until a caged lion gets loose and DD ends up saving his foe's life; Gladiator refuses to fight after this and gets a job with the Maggia; DD walks away.

Show/hide 49. Daredevil #24 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]

Credits

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Show/hide 50. The Mystery of the Midnight Stalker! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Zabu; Plunderer [Lord Parnival Plunder]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Sam Rosen

Synopsis

DD makes his way to England where he finds that Ka-Zar is accused of being the Midnight Stalker; DD realizes that The Plunderer is trying to frame his brother, and the dynamic duo track him down; In a last panel shocker, Karen opens a letter to Matt from Spider-Man stating that the Web-Slinger knows that he and DD are one and the same.

Show/hide 51. Daredevil #25 (Daredevil) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Leap-Frog

Credits

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Show/hide 52. Enter: The Leap-Frog! (Daredevil) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock, also as Mike Murdock]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Leap-Frog; Tri-Man (in flashback)

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Artie Simek

Synopsis

In a moment of panic to protect his secret identity, Matt tells Foggy and Karen that DD is really his twin brother, Mike; So of course they want to meet him; And they do; Oh, and Leap-Frog hops into town as well.

Show/hide 53. Backcover (Daredevil) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daredevil
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Gladiator [Melvin Potter]

Credits

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colours
Dan Kemp
Letters
typeset

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 46294

Cover added

  • 06/06/2010

Index completed

  • 06/06/2010