Top Ten Daredevil Covers: Vol. 1 (1964-1998)

Ah, comic book cover art. I’m a sucker for it. Countless times both good and bad I’ve been persuaded to pick up a book based solely on its front cover. Being a big Daredevil fan and to celebrate the news that Marvel has reacquired the film rights to the character I figured I’d single out the man without fear and pick my ten favorite covers from the series first volume (spanning 1964-1998). Due to his big role in Daredevil’s history, I don’t think anyone will be surprised by the healthy amount of Frank Miller included in this countdown.

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10)

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#184, July 1982. Art by Frank Miller.

9)

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#53, June 1969. Art by Gene Colan.

8)

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#268, July 1989. Art by John Romita Jr.

7)

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#170, May 1981. Art by Frank Miller.

6)

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#130, February 1976. Art by Richard Buckler.

5)

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#227, February 1986. Art by David Mazzucchelli

4)

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#220, July 1985. Art by David Mazzucchelli.

3)

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#255, June 1988. Art by John Romita Jr.

2)

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#175, October 181. Art by Frank Miller.

1)

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#181, April 1982. Art by Frank Miller.

There you have it! Agree? Disagree? Did I leave out your favorite cover from this era? Drop me a line in the comments section and let me know. Here’s hoping Marvel makes the movie that this character deserves.

All images and characters depicted are copyright of their respective owners

About Biff Tannen

Film Noir, Pulp, Comic Books and Hitchcock.

Posted on April 25, 2013, in COMICS!, Geekology, Nerd Art and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

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