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Rusty’s Reading List 2019 | July 20, 2019

Officially this is Marvel Masterworks Daredevil #2, but to me it is Marvel Masterworks #29. I have a bunch of the old run and this is where it slots in, the earliest gap in my collection.
However, picking up the older version now is more than I wanted too pend, so I am okay with this version.
Reading Stan Lee and John Romita doing Daredevil shows how much the book was similar to Spider-Man at the time. Where it was weaker is the DD just didn’t have the quality of villains. This volume includes the Plunderer, the Masked Marauder, Ox, the Owl… not exactly household names. Stan also spent time on a pretty dull love triangle between Matt, Foggy, and Karen.
But still, this is classic Marvel, with amazing John Romita art.

2019 Reading List

Marvel Masterworks – Daredevil #2 – Lee / Romita / Colon
This Is How You Lose the Time War – Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone
Why I Hate Saturn – Kyle Baker
The Cowboy Wally Show – Kyle Baker
Transmetropolitan Vol. 4: The New Scum – Ellis / Robertson / Ramos
The Obelisk Gate – N.K. Jemisin
Gotham Central Book 2 – Half A Life – Rucka / Lark
Walking to Aldebaran – Adrian Tchaikovsky
Just Words: On Speech and Hidden Harm – Mary Kate McGowan
Star Wars Vol. 1 – Skywalker Strikes – Aaron / Cassaday / Martin
The Tower – Simon Toyne
ARC Poetry Magazine #88
The Fifth Season – N.K. Jemisin
The Walking Dead Vol. 7 – The Calm Before – Kirkman / Adlard / Rathburn
A Pretty Sight – David O’Meara
Avengers: The Korvac Saga – Shooter / Michelinie / Mantlo / Perez / Various Artists
Indiana Review Vol.40, No.2
Avengers: Death Trap: The Vault – Fingeroth / Lim
This Wound is a World – Billy-Ray Belcourt
The Auteur Vol.1 – President’s Day – Spears / Callahan / Anderson
Astro City Vol. 2 – Confession – Busiek / Anderson / more
Astro City Vol. 1 – Life In the Big City – Busiek / Anderson / Ross
Animal Man Vol. 2 – Origin of the Species – Grant Morrison / Various Artists
Power Ball – Rob Neyer
Denver Quarterly Vol. 52 No. 3

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