Author Archive | Amy Ratcliffe



  I’m hardly the Girl Without Fear. I aspire to be fearless, but I’m held back by doubt, worries about failing, and all the other baggage that comes with being human. Daredevil knows what’s around him when he jumps off rooftops. We don’t have the same advantage, but leaping blindly isn’t the worst action. Imagining […]

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Daredevil 7

Daredevil Making Snow Angels

If the cover for Daredevil #7 by Alex Maleev and Dave McCaigy doesn’t make you smile, you might not have a heart. Seeing Daredevil having such a lighthearted moment captures the spirit of Mark Waid’s recent run on the comic. I like seeing Daredevil have fun. He’s earned it.

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Daredevil #1 - Stan Lee/Bill Everett

Daredevil vs. Matt Murdock

I respect Daredevil, I even like him. I like Matt Murdock better. The determined lawyer, the smooth talker, and the overachiever who never stops trying to make his father proud – he’s so… well, human. It’s taken me too long to include superhero comics with the independent titles in my pull list. One reason for […]

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Daredevil #164

The Devil I Didn’t Know

I didn’t know much about Matt Murdock. I knew he was blind, that he had super senses, and that his alter ego sported a red costume with horns. I knew that Daredevil is known as The Man Without Fear. I knew Ben Affleck played a version of him on the screen. Those bits don’t add […]

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Welcoming the Future, Treasuring the Past.