Steve Gerber plotted and Chris Claremont wrote #117, which represent Gerber’s last work on DD. On the cover, The Owl has white hair. On the inside, it’s dark. I think it looks better white. Anyway, that’s just the first typo in these issues.
Daredevil traces crime to its source: The Owl.
And some dude’s mom’s bedroom.
I do like the silhouette catfight between Shanna and Natasha.
The ladies rescue DD from the Owl in a nice turnabout (usually a damsel is in distress, not a Daredevil).
At the end of the issue Matt and Natasha break up, marking the end of their affair (for now). I don’t know if this was an editorial decision to begin to “undo” Gerber’s run, or if it was Steve’s own idea, or Chris’.
But the series doesn’t really get a lot better any time soon. The next year-or-so of issues, before Marv Wolfman is installed as a regular writer, are basically all fill-ins.
I mean, even the editors aren’t even trying. Owl thinks Shanna is a “veterinary??”
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