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Daredevil 181 Cover

Artists: Frank  Miller (Penciller) ,  Klaus Janson (Inker)

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Artwork Details

Title: Daredevil 181 Cover
Artist: Frank  Miller (Penciller)
Artist: Klaus Janson (Inker)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Cover
For Sale Status: NFS
Views: 7,878
Likes on CAF:
Favorited on CAF: 21
Comments: 56
Added to Site: 7/16/2009
Comic Art Archive: Daredevil
Issue: 181   Page: cover


"The Death of Elektra". This was the other dream piece that I hoped to find when I first got into original art collecting. I can remember the shock I felt reading this as a kid. A truly great and memorable comic book death, even if they have brought Elektra back 89 times.


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David  Mandel
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Joseph Melchior wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Damn you, Mandel.
Posted on 7/16/2009

Matt S wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
an interesting choice for your collection David, you don't often add obscure pieces from relatively unknown artists. none-the-less a terrific cover. congrats. ;-D
Posted on 7/16/2009

Felix  Lu wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Wow, you're like the KING of the Big Kids Sandbox!...Can I be your friend?:P
Posted on 7/16/2009

David  Mandel wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Felix-- you just got yourself blackballed! d
Posted on 7/16/2009

M K wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Wooooooow. You might as well cement that crown on your head now, as you've officially become the king of CAF.
Posted on 7/16/2009

Larry Tun wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Can you leave some historical marvel covers for the rest of us? lol
Posted on 7/16/2009

Alex B wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
This is just insane ! Sincere congrats. This is THE favorite cover EVER of a lot of people. Thanks for sharing. Now, you just have to add the Uncanny X-Men 137 cover to your collection and you're done for me ;-)
Posted on 7/16/2009

JONATHAN MANKUTA wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
I don't collect Miller DD, but I definitely remember reading it off the stands and loving it, and yeah, I also simply LOVED this issue...congrats on owning the best cover of this series...
Posted on 7/16/2009

Matt S wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
don't encourage him Alex... i think he just might do it!
Posted on 7/16/2009

. BRAUNY wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Awesome cover! Thanks for sharing with us.
Posted on 7/16/2009

Scott Williams wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
It's ok if you like this sort of thing...
Posted on 7/16/2009

Wesley L wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
So many mind-boggling grails in one week.
Posted on 7/16/2009

Ron Sonenthal wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 7/16/2009

Michael One Minute Later wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ] of the most recognizable covers of the last 20 years for sure
Posted on 7/16/2009

George M. wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Holy of the definite all-time grails of the modern age of comics. Your Miller gallery is danged impressive. Hell, who am I kidding, your entire gallery is impressive. Thank you much for sharing, it's appreciated.
Posted on 7/16/2009

Chris C wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
When I see your name on the "recently updated gallery list" I hesitate to click on your name because one of these days it's going to be the contents of the Ark of the Covenent and gazing upon it will melt my face. I just can't take that chance.
Posted on 7/16/2009

Nelson Animated Ink wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
The holy grail for all Miller fans. The perfect combination of great writing and fantastic art. It was storytelling at it's finest. This particular arc was the highpoint of Frank's run. Congratulations. Cheers! N.
Posted on 7/16/2009

Ben Bressel wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
this is THE cover from that period. WOW, congrats D!!!!
Posted on 7/16/2009

Gene Park wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
As much as I appreciate the GSXM 1 cover, this is on a whole different level for me - my favorite single issue of any comic book title, ever. If you ever lose your mind and decide to part with it, I'll meet you in the big kids' sandbox with my checkbook in hand.
Posted on 7/16/2009

Ken Fries wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
You know, I got on to CAF tonight to post something, and then I saw this, and felt somehow smaller in the universe...this looks even more beautiful in B&W, love the tones! Thanks for sharing another excellent gem!
Posted on 7/16/2009

Ronan Killack wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
This one is officially humbling. I may take down my CAF page. Unreal.
Posted on 7/16/2009

John Yon wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Just amazing...the cover art to one of the absolute, single most greatest comic of the last 30 years. This is it...Can it get any better??? Congrats on owning this as well as one of the greatest collections of comic art this hobby has ever seen!!!
Posted on 7/16/2009

Jonathan H wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 7/17/2009

J. Sid wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Thanks for posting this, Dave. It chokes me up!
Posted on 7/17/2009

Alkis Vlachos wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
I wonder what's next!! ASM 1? Action Comics1? Detective 27? Keep going!!
Posted on 7/17/2009

Ferran Delgado wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
It's hard to find adjectives not used before. Simply, thanks for sharing!
Posted on 7/17/2009

Mike W wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 7/17/2009

William Tervay wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
My goodness...... At this point I wonder what you DON'T own? Simply amazing.
Posted on 7/17/2009

Tom Forbes wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 7/18/2009

Lan Pitts wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Awesome! Congrats!
Posted on 7/18/2009

Daniel Storm wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
WOWWWWWWWWWWWW !! I am amazed at your collection, but this piece speaks volumes to me personally. Congrats Dave!
Posted on 7/18/2009

Niccolo Machievelli wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
I am going to steal this from you!
Posted on 7/18/2009

Lee Coyne wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
If I could own only one Miller cover it would be this one. Just amazing.
Posted on 7/20/2009

Mario B. wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa,holy mother....a dream....
Posted on 7/21/2009

Dave Kopecki wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Such an incredible piece, and such a significant one to boot! You truly get the best stuff! Congrats!
Posted on 8/12/2009

Lars Teglbjaerg wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Superb use of Craftint. Miller greatness!!
Posted on 8/20/2009

Crees Tyler wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
What an INSANE cover !!! my godness !!! I'm inlove... ;-)
Posted on 10/21/2009

J. Hollon wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Wow. One of the truly iconic Marvel covers of the last 35 years!
Posted on 11/30/2009

Daniel Casoria wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Let's see. Tomorrow I think I'll buy a mansion, an island, a yaht. Oh, and why not toss in the original art cover to Daredevil# 181. Of Miller's entire Daredevil run, this story just might be his masterpiece. I am in awe.
Posted on 2/2/2010

PR Churchill wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
I just wanted to be the 40th person to comment. It will be hard to overcome all the comments that you have received for the GSXM 1 cover, but at least we mere mortals who cannot enter the sandbox can try with this entry......
Posted on 6/14/2010

Foggy Bottom wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 9/15/2010

Black Adler wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
David, the main issue with your gallery is that basically, I should post a comment on almost every single piece. You were so smart, so early... and when you combine that with an exquisite taste... Like Felix said, can I be your friend? I promise to play nicely and not throw sand in anybody's face. Really, I promise.
Posted on 12/30/2010

Matches Malone wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
I just came to the realization that I need more money.
Posted on 3/22/2011

FRED deBOOM wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Daredevil #181...the best of the best...a truly awesome and iconic comic book cover. This cover will stand the test of time...*CLASSIC*!!!
Posted on 9/20/2011

T n T wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
The Holly of all Holly...Wow just wow. Your gallery is impeckable!!
Posted on 2/5/2012

Michael  Mikulovsky wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
You lucky Devil! ya this story was a shocker & I was 20 when it came out. DD's payback to Bullseye was even better! KARMA! LOL Congrads!
Posted on 8/1/2012

Jeff Murrell wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Wow. One of the most iconic Daredevil pieces of all time. Nice!
Posted on 8/8/2012

Joseph Normoyle wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
OMG I am so jealous! A masterpiece and a grail. Awesome!
Posted on 10/1/2012

D Sugar wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Wow Dave, this is amazing and your collection is a lot to take in all at once. Thank you for sharing this beauty.
Posted on 11/15/2012

Daniel Moran wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
I agree with the many previous comments, one of the best covers ever!
Posted on 12/8/2012

Lionel C wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
seems only the best thats in your gallery again.
Posted on 2/14/2013

James Meeley wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Epic! Simply, truly epic!
Posted on 5/18/2013

Ale Occhi nella Notte wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
This cover represents an era!
Posted on 3/20/2014

artless artmore wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
One of the best comics every drawn or written --- and the cover art is gorgeous! This takes me back
Posted on 5/28/2014

Tom Coker wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Never left a comment before- guess I just get awestruck.... and pass out before I can push sen........d.....
Posted on 11/17/2014

Jason Versaggi wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Amazing. One of the coolest covers ever from one of the best runs in comics ever. Iconic. Bravo.
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