Daredevil #170 [Direct]
(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: 1)

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: 2) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Related Scans
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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