Return of the King (comics)

"Return of the King"

Cover to Daredevil (vol. 2) #116.
Art by Marko Djurdjevic.
Publisher Marvel Comics
Publication date April – September 2009
Title(s) Daredevil vol. 2, #116-119, 500
Main character(s) Daredevil
The Kingpin
Lady Bullseye
Creative team
Writer(s) Ed Brubaker
Penciller(s) Michael Lark
David Aja
Inker(s) Stefano Gaudiano
Letterer(s) Chris Eliopoulos
Editor(s) Alejandro Arbona
Joe Quesada
Warren Simons

"Return of the King" is a five-issue Daredevil story arc written by Ed Brubaker with art by Michael Lark and David Aja and published by Marvel Comics. The story arc appears in Daredevil vol. 2, #116-119 & 500 (the volume being renumbered).

Plot synopsis

After the woman he loves and her children are killed by the Hand led by Lady Bullseye, the Kingpin returns to the United States and teams up with Daredevil to take down their common foe.[1]


IGN gave the first issue of the story a 9.0 out of 10 with reviewer Jesse Schedeen saying "'Return of the King' is off to a rousing start. If this issue is any indication, we may be in for one of the finest Daredevil stories since the Frank Miller days."[2]

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