Comic Geek Speak is the best podcast about comic books for fans and new readers alike. Put together by a group of life-long comic geeks, it's 4-5 hours a week of comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. In addition to all the latest in comics talk, the show also features creator interviews, listener responses, contests, and trivia, lots of trivia. So listen in and experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your own headphones.
June 1st, 2015
Episode 400 of 486 episodes
With the Frank Miller years behind us, we Geeks continue our underworld journey through Daredevil's history with a visit to the purgatory period of the late 1980s and the 1990s. We give due recognition to prodigious scripting runs by Denny O'Neil, Ann Nocenti, D.G. Chichester, Karl Kesel, and Kevin Smith (with just a few more stories by Miller sprinkled in to sweeten the deal); Daredevil's first encounters with Mephisto, Blackheart, and Typhoid Mary; the return of Elektra, and the deaths of several more of DD's love interests; the infamous red-and-gray armored costume; and every grim vicissitude in between, from issue #192 of Daredevil Volume 1 to the first arc of the Marvel Knights series. A lot of it ain't pretty, but in the life of the Man Without Fear, what is? (2:37:01)