The Daily Waffle: Episode Thirty Three

April 24, 2020

 

COULD KEVIN SMITH AND JOE QUESADA RETURN TO DAREDEVIL?

 

"Probably not", would be our guess, given that this whole story comes out of some idle Twitter chatter between the two about a possible sequel to their acclaimed Guardian Devil storyline from the late nineties. 

 

What Kevin Smith actually said was: 

 

"Part of me is just like, 'Never touch the character again,' A miracle happened, and your name is attached to that miracle, so don't ruin the miracle by going 'Let me tell you another Daredevil story!' 'Oh that one's terrible!'"

 

Which, call us crazy, doesn't seem like the "teasing a return" that some of the more click-baity news sites have been trumpeting. That said, he also said that he'd return to the character "in a heartbeat" if Quesada was involved.

 

For his part, Quesada said:

 

"It's got to be the right moment, the right story, and we have to have the time to do it."

 

Again, whenever a creator uses phrasing like that I tend to read it as "I'm not saying never, but probably not."

 

Kevin Smith did suggest that the pair could do a one-shot to help boost comic sales in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which as a retailer I have to say would be welcome. I guess we shall see when Marvel goes back into production.

 

 

GREAT ARTICLE ON THE COMICS JOURNAL WEBSITE ABOUT STEVE DITKO'S ORIGINAL ART FOR AMAZING FANTASY #15 - NOW HELD BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

 

Go HERE to read, there's not a lot of point in me waffling on about it. It's fascinating stuff though.

 

 AND SPEAKING OF STEVE DITKO...

 

The excellent documentary that Jonathan Ross made for BBC4 back in 2007, In search of Steve Ditko is available on YouTube - and below!

 

PREVIEWS AVAILABLE FOR FREE ONLINE

 

Click HERE for the main catalogue, HERE for the UK pages and HERE for Marvel, Image and DC.

 

COMIC CONTEST STILL ONGOING

 

Click HERE to go to the contest page.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE ONLINE

 

Click HERE to purchase, remember to select "Free in store pick up" at checkout.

 

PODCAST RECOMMENDATION

 

The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry

 

Fun popular science investigations! Doctor Adam Rutherford and Doctor Hannah Fry take listener questions and answer them with the power of science! Great for curious minds of all ages. (A version of this airs on Radio 4, but the podcast version is much better.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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