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DAREDEVIL #500

Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by MICHAEL LARK
Additional Stories by ANN NOCENTI, DAVID AJA & OTHERS
50/50 Gatefold Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
50/50 Cover by ALEX ROSS
Variant Covers by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO & GEOFF DARROW
70th Frame Variant by TBA
This is it! The 500th issue of DAREDEVIL! What is the Kingpin's true plan? What do he and Lady Bullseye have in common? What will Matt Murdock do to make things right again? And just how will Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark leave this story for the next creative team to pick it up? Don't miss the twists and surprises that will have everybody talking! An all-star anniversary issue featuring new stories by Ann Nocenti, David Aja, and others!
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ANNIV=Anniversary
ASST=Assortment
BK=Book
BLK=Black
CCG=Collectable Card Game
COLL ED=Collected Edition
CURR PRTG=Current Printing
CVR=Cover
ED=Edition
DAX=Dark Avengers/X-Men
DKR=Dark Reign
DLX=Deluxe
FRGTN RLMS=Forgotten Realms
GN=Graphic Novel
HC=Hard Cover
INCV=Incentive Cover
LTD ED=Limited Edition
MED=Medium (as in a "Medium Sized Statue")
MLB=Major League Baseball
MMPB=Mass Media Paper Back
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NFL=National Football League
NHL=National Hockey League
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O/A=Order Again
PKT=Pocket
PTG=Printing
PX=Previews Exclusive
(RES)=Re-solicited
SC=Soft Cover
SER=Series
SI="Silent Invasion" storyline
TBA=To Be Announced
TKP=Tokyopop
TOS=Referencing Star Trek "THE ORIGINAL SERIES"
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T/C=Trading Card
T/S=Tee-Shirt
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