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Daredevil: Inferno. Comics of Marvel's New York

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In 1989 Daredevil's Inferno storyline from Ann Nocenti and John Romita Jr offered some pointed social commentary about NYC. It's return in Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto & Mattia Iacono's current series made for some uncanny reading for New Yorkers today. 

Join Leslie Lee III of Struggle Sessions podcast & Scott Thorough of Zebras in America podcast as we swing into;

Classic Daredevil #260-266 

Current Daredevil issues #18-20

Also discussed: 

  • Scott's lived experience of Hells Kitchen in the 1990s
  • Leslie on how the comics misunderstand the role cops play in gentrification
  • "Matt Murdock’s super power is Catholic guilt"- Scott
  • Please tell your Fox watching Grandpa that New York is not on fire
  • Typhoid Mary's character design is still hot
  • They made Stiltman scary
  • and as always, Matt Murdock is the worst boyfriend in comics