DAREDEVIL #9 (1965)

daredevil 9

And so began the rivalry of Foggy and Matt. And from the beginning, Foggy was losing.

Also, already the legendary Wally Wood is relegating himself to layouts only, under Bob Powell’s inks. Powell’s no slouch, but he’s no Wally Wood.

What’s interesting is that the story suffers, too.  Matt Murdock travels to the nation of Lichtenbad—and for a street hero, it’s never a good idea to be off the streets—to find a doctor who can cure blindness.   There, he fights a medieval tyrant, and the miracle doctor dies in the end.

Extremely contrived and pointless.

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