The second issue of Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto’s re-numbered Daredevil series also happens to be the 650th issue in the title’s history, so get ready for guest artists galore in Daredevil #2 this August.
The giant-sized 650th issue will include Daredevil alumi such as: Rafael DeLatorre, Alex Maleev, Paul Azaceta, Phil Noto, Chris Samnee, Klaus Janson, and Mike Hawthorne.
In addition to the prestigious list above, writer Ann Nocenti will also return to the title for a special story drawn by Zdarsky and John Romita Jr. Nocenti and Romita Jr.’s reunion will foucs on the complicated relationship between the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen and the residents of the area, with am appearance from one of the most-iconic villains from Nocenti and Romita Jr.’s previous run: Typhoid Mary. .
Zdarsky says that “It’s not often that a comic gets to issue two these days, so… oh wait, it’s issue 650?! Well, in that case, I’m over the moon that we get to celebrate with so many legendary Daredevil creators! Daredevil is a title that has had so many amazing runs that it wouldn’t feel right to have an anniversary issue without inviting the people who made the book so special for so many years.”
Look for issue #2 (legacy #650) in stores on August 17 and check out Checchetto and Gary Frank’s covers, as well as a preview of Romita Jr.’s Typhoid Mary art below.