Daredevil #170 [Direct Edition]
(May 1981)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (Editor); Mark Gruenwald (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

The copyright registration for the issue reports a publication date of January 6, 1981. However, this date most likely reflects when the direct-sale variant went on sale. The newsstand edition generally went on sale two to four weeks after the direct-sale variant, which was the edition sold through comics stores.


The Kingpin Must Die (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Miller
Pencils:
Frank Miller
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Foggy Nelson; Vanessa Fisk; Turk; Grotto; Kingpin (villain); Bullseye (villain); Lynch (villain, first appearance)
Synopsis:
Kingpin, retired in Japan, sends his wife to New York to hire Nelson and Murdock so he can turn states evidence against the East Coast crime bosses. Vanessa is captured by the mob so they can lure Kingpin back to New York so they can kill him. Daredevil gets in the way and has a confrontation with Bullseye.
Reprints:

The Thing in "Earthly Delights" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Thing; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Let's Level with Daredevil / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Miller
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from verde, Valeria Beasely, Phil Latter, Sheldon A. Wiebe, Marty Powell

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Kingpin Must Die!
    Daredevil
  2. 1. The Kingpin Must Die
    Daredevil
  3. 2. The Thing in "Earthly Delights"
    Thing; Hostess
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Let's Level with Daredevil
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