Daredevil #174 [Direct]
(September 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); Ralph Macchio (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

Daredevil...Elektra & Gladiator...Fighting an Army of Assassins! (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
?
Letters
Michael Higgins ?; Ron Zalme

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Elektra; Gladiator [Melvin Potter]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Marvel Comics Index #9B lists Ron Zalme as letterer.

The Assassination of Matt Murdock (Table of Contents: 1)

Daredevil / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
Frank Miller [as Miller] (breakdowns); Klaus Janson [as Janson] (finished art)
Inks
Klaus Janson [as Janson]
Colors
Glynis Wein [as Wein]; Klaus Janson [as Janson]
Letters
Joe Rosen [as Rosen]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Elektra; Gladiator [Melvin Potter]; Ben Urich; Foggy Nelson; Heather Glenn; Betsy Beatty; Kingpin (villain); The Hand (villain, first appearance); Kirigi (villain, first appearance)
Synopsis
Kingpin secretly hires the Hand to take out Matt Murdock, but Elektra and Gladiator get in the way. When the Hand blows up his law office, Daredevil loses his radar sense due to the blast.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page #20 is re-worked a little and used as page #4 for the next issue with the same basic art and text.

The Human Torch in Hot-Tempered Triumph! (Table of Contents: 2)

Human Torch; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chic Stone ?
Inks
Chic Stone ?
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
Reprints

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

Devil's Advocate / letters page / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jon Jackson MD, Sheldon A. Wiebe, Neil McLaughlin, verde, Jim Sinclair, David Motyl, Mark Harris, James Timlick, Kerry Lucarelli

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Daredevil...Elektra & Gladiator...Fighting an Army of Assassins!
    Daredevil
  2. 1. The Assassination of Matt Murdock
    Daredevil
  3. 2. The Human Torch in Hot-Tempered Triumph!
    Human Torch; Hostess
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Devil's Advocate
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