Matt Murdock seems tired but wired, and that may be the best part of “Marvel’s Daredevil
” Season 3, which represents a recovery — of sorts — for the series that initially launched the Netflix/Marvel universe.
It’s strange to remember the intense anticipation around “Daredevil
” Season 1. While at that time there were no shortage of shows featuring superheroes on television, including “Marvel’s Agents of Shield” and Greg Berlanti
’s ever-expanding empire of CW/DC adaptations, “Daredevil
” promised to be the gritty, grown-up version — then-showrunner Steven S. DeKnight
said the inspiration was “to lean more towards ‘The Wire’ than ‘Smallville
After more than three years years and five additional new spinoffs of varying quality, though, the feelings inspired by the launch of a new Netflix/Marvel series might lean more towards exhaustion than excitement. After all, this is the fourth new Marvel launch of the year from this universe, coming