Daredevil #81 [Regular Edition]
(November 1971)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly except August semi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

Death Is a Black Widow! (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]
Reprints

And Death Is a Woman Called Widow (Table of Contents: 1)

Daredevil / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Jack Abel (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza (credited as Jon Costa)

Job Number
666 Z
Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; Ivan Petrovitch; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; The Owl [Leland Owlsley] (villain); Assassin [Mr. Kline] (villain)
Synopsis
Black Widow saves Daredevil from drowning and then the two of them take down the Owl. Mr. Kline is revealed to be the robot MK-9, who refers to himself by the code name "Assassin."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of Mr. Kline story in Daredevil. The Black Widow becomes a regular character.

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

My Love Special / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Black Widow] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Merry Marvel Gallery / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed as Bill Everett)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed as Bill Everett)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]
Reprints

The Sinister Space Trap! (Table of Contents: 4)

Human Torch; The Thing / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Ivie (credited); Bob Powell (co-plot)
Pencils
Bob Powell (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited) (M. Demeo)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Mr. Pearson (N.A.S.A.); Professor Jack; Doris Evans
Synopsis
Sometime after the Fantastic Four visit the Skrull home world, Mr. Pearson of NASA pays a visit to tell them of a security risk, Professor Jack. Doris gets upset after Johnny stands her up for the 113th time. Posing as "Doug Brown", Johnny acts as Jack's assistant, in order to keep an eye on him. Good thing, too, as sabotaging the space program is on his agenda.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Let's Level With Daredevil / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan, Gerry, and Gene, I am writing in reference to Daredevil #77.

Indexer Notes

Letters of Comment from Ned Balbo, Juan Cole, Bruce Long, and Jim Vicko.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death Is a Black Widow!
    Daredevil
  2. 1. And Death Is a Woman Called Widow
    Daredevil
  3. 2. Another Marvel Masterpiece
    My Love Special
  4. 3. [Black Widow]
    The Merry Marvel Gallery
  5. 4. The Sinister Space Trap!
    Human Torch; The Thing
  6. 5. ["Dear Stan, Gerry, and Gene, I am writing in reference to Daredevil #77."]
    Let's Level With Daredevil
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