It started out as a retrospective look at one of Marvel’s most popular characters from one the industry’s most celebrated creative teams. Daredevil: Yellow brought together Jeph Loeb and artist Tim Sale for a one of a kind comic book about Marvel’s Man Without Fear that wound up changing the way people look at superheroes. In the wake of prized fighter Battlin’ Jack Murdock’s murder, a new hero emerges from the depth’s of New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen. It’s an origin story comics fans have heard before, but never like this. Compelling, visceral and as much a work of High Art as it is a masterpiece of modern comic storytelling Daredevil: Yellow was but the first of phenomenal works to come.
When Jeph Loeb teamed up with Tim Sale one year later for a cerebral look inside the life of Peter Parker for the acclaimed Spider-Man: Blue mini-series, the pair didn’t just re-tell the same origin story, they explored the world of a fledgling hero faced with his darkest hour. But they didn’t stop there…
Then came HULK: Grey and once again Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale joined forces; this time tackling the formative years of Marvel’s very own not-so jolly green giant, only to make him grey in the phenomenal HULK: Grey limited series. This introspective look at the man behind the monster is both moving and sincere. It not only leaves readers wanting more but also delivers the perfect jumping on point for anyone looking for more than just the words “Hulk Smash!”
Today Daredevil: Yellow, Spider-Man: Blue, Hulk: Grey and more of the generations-spanning work of Jeph Loeb is on sale for half-price on comiXology. Do yourself a favor and pick up these groundbreaking works at an incredible price. Read them for yourself or even gift them to a friend, either way you can’t loose…Think of it as your chance to score some reading material while you wait for more news on Captain America: White
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