Marvel has released a first look at Daredevil #18, which shows Chris Samnee back on art chores.
Source: Press Release
Fans were elated when they heard that superstar artist Mike Allred would be taking over Daredevil art with issue #17. This is no slight toward Chris Samnee, who drew, in this reporter's opinion, the finest Volstagg of all time in Siege Embedded and has been doing a great job with Mark Waid on Daredevil. However, Allred is a comics legend, and many fans were hoping for more than one issue before he left the book.
It is unknown whether creative disputes with Mark Waid, a known hothead, led to the parting of ways, but it seems unlikely that Allred, a professional, would leave a book after only one issue, as if he were simply doing a guest spot on the book for one issue only all along. In any case, here's the preview from Marvel, with some great-looking artwork from Samnee, who is doing his best to make up for the unexpected loss with this educational issue examining the human vascular system.
Your First Look at DAREDEVIL #18!
Marvel is pleased to present your first look at Daredevil #18! Get ready for the biggest Daredevil story yet, as a new menace walks the streets of New York – the ruthless killer called Coyote! Can Daredevil put a stop to his crime spree? And with all that has been happening in his life, just how sane IS matt Murdock? The red-hot creative team of Eisner award-winner Mark Waid and superstar artist Chris Samnee keep the action and drama at an all-time high in Daredevil #18, hitting comic shops everywhere, the Marvel Comics app, and Marvel Digital Comic Shop this September.
DAREDEVIL #18 (JUL120586)
Written by MARK WAID
Penciled by CHRIS SAMNEE
Cover by PAOLO RIVERA
FOC – 8/27/2012, On Sale – 9/19/2012
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