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Daredevil is a fictional character, a blind superhero who appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Use with the [marvel] tag. For the 2003 movie or the 2015 TV series, use (respectively) [daredevil-2003] or [daredevil-2015].

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Daredevil comic in which he is visited by aliens that look like humans from the 19th century

I think it may be from around 1970 but I haven't found any comic book covers that look like this story. A group of some aliens (may be three) pay Daredevil a visit. Their spaceship looks like an ...
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Do we know anything about DareDevil's (Matt Murdock's) Mother from the comics continuity?

In most continuities, Matt Murdock, prior to becoming the super hero DareDevil, was raised by a well-meaning, boxer single father, "Battling" Jack" aka "The Fighting Devil" ...
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Is Matt Murdock's Daredevil persona still public knowledge in the comics?

This is in the comic continuity, not the TV show, but at one point, Matt Murdock was outed as Daredevil. I know he turned down an invitation to the Avengers because of it, recommending Ronin to serve ...
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Shouldn't the Ninja Turtles have a Radar Sense?

It's heavily implied in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles source material that the canister of mutagen that caused their mutation is the same exact chemical that gave DareDevil his powers. This can be ...
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Has Matt Murdock ever tried to pass as sighted?

It seems that Matt Murdock's abilities would allow him to convince most people he had normal vision. Particularly if he wore sunglasses, in case something about his nonexistent eyesight might convey ...
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Has Daredevil ever lost his faith?

I just caught up with season 3 of Daredevil, which follows Matt during a rather dark time in his life. As is traditional for characters of a religious bent, the arc included plenty of angst and ...
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Does Wilson Fisk discover that Matt Murdock is Daredevil?

In netflix' Marvel's Daredevil season 2, Wilson Fisk is seen eating steak in his cell. Upon drinking coffee, he again feels a bruise on his lip, inflicted by Matt Murdock which he met earlier. He then ...
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Have Matt Murdock and Jennifer Walters ever appeared in court together?

Matt Murdock (Daredevil) and Jennifer Walters (She-Hulk) are both lawyers in the Marvel Universe, as well as superheroes. Has there ever been a case where the two of them have appeared in court ...
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Is Daredevil's suit made of vibranium?

This is a question specifically about the Marvel Cinematic Universe version of Daredevil (in other words, Netflix's recent Daredevil television series). For most of Season 1, Matt Murdock does not ...
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How can Matt Murdock read something that isn't written in Braille?

In Daredevil season one episode nine(Speak of the Devil) Matt visits a warehouse on Pier 81. There's a map on a table in the warehouse, and Matt runs his fingers across it and appears to be reading it....
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Why wasn't Daredevil bothered by this event?

Spoilers for both seasons of Daredevil below. In "Speak of the Devil," Daredevil kills Nobu after a brutal duel. Murdock never talks about this, even when discussing murder with his priest. ...
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When did the Hand realize that Daredevil was blind?

Caution, Daredevil Season 2 spoilers below. In "The Dark at the End of the Tunnel," the Hand clearly know that Daredevil is blind. They explicitly hold their breath and don't use weapons so that he ...
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Does Daredevil really only (mostly) take place in Hell's Kitchen?

Watching the Netflix show, it seems implied that everything more or less takes place in Hell's Kitchen (from the "Devil of Hell's Kitchen" name to the locations given here and then in terms of block ...
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Why do unmaskings serve as big reveals for Daredevil?

In Daredevil S2E8, Daredevil fights In S2E9, he fights In both of these cases, why doesn't Daredevil either figure out the surprise realizations before the unmaskings or not figure them out at all? ...
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Has the Japanese name of "The Hand" always been "Yami no Te"?

In Daredevil S2E8, part of Stick's backstory speech about "The Hand" goes like this: [They] spread across Asia, and finally give themselves a name... yami no te. It means "The Hand". Since "yami ...
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Which comic series aligns most closely with Netflix's Daredevil series?

I really like the gritty and dark tone of the Netflix Daredevil series. Admittedly, I haven't read much of the Daredevil comics but the various issues I have seemed more light-hearted and a completely ...
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Why didn't Daredevil do this sooner?

This will contain some spoilers for early season 2 episodes. In episode 3 (New York's Finest), in this
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How do ninjas hide from Daredevil?

On the show Daredevil, various characters associated with the group known as the Hand have demonstrated certain skills of concealment, namely However, apparently Daredevil can still Matt has ...
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How long ago was Frank Castle's family killed?

Prior to the events of season 2 of Daredevil, Frank Castle lost his family. We see We learn that How long ago were the Castles killed?
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What are the limitations of Daredevil's hearing?

In season 2 of Daredevil, we see Matt trying to listen and pinpoint certain events somewhere in the city. Being in Hell's Kitchen, he is fairly central in Manhattan. While most of the events of the ...
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What were the villains from the Daredevil TV show trying to achieve?

The villains in Daredevil (Netflix) seem like a loose coalition, all with separate goals but willing to work with the Kingpin in order to achieve them. The goals of some of the villains seem obvious: ...
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Are the Netflix Marvel TV series getting blu-ray releases?

A few years ago, Marvel and Netflix made a deal where there would be several inter-connected Marvel Cinematic Universe TV shows produced for Netflix. The first 2 of these, Daredevil and Jessica Jones ...
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How did Vanessa know to come prepared?

At the end of their second romantic dinner (Daredevil, S1E5 "World on fire"), Wilson Fisk asks Vanessa Now, I understand that she was, understandably, a bit suspicious after what had happened in the ...
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What should I read before watching Daredevil Netflix series to avoid the series spoiling the comics?

I've read/know Daredevil history up to the beginning of the Bendis/Maleev run (I'm going to begin with it). Is this enough? Does the series reference any "future" comics event?. If that's ...
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What happened to Matt's mother?

In the Daredevil TV series, we see Matt's childhood via flashbacks. In them, he's raised by his father. I don't recall any mention of what happened to his mother or where she is. At one point, Matt'...
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How many languages can Kingpin speak?

In the Daredevil TV series, we see Wilson Fisk speaking with Madame Gao in Mandarin (which is said to be intelligible, but pretty bad). Which other languages he knows as well? When did he learn them? ...
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Can Daredevil distinguish colors?

In the recent Netflix Daredevil series, when receiving his first official armor at the end of the first season, Matt is told that "the red parts" offer one kind of protection, while "the black parts" ...
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Are there any drawbacks to Daredevil being blind?

I've been watching Netflix's 'Daredevil' series (and it's amazing) but in my watching of the show I essentially act as though Daredevil can see because his lack of sight hardly seems like any ...
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Has Daredevil every purposely killed someone, knowing what he was doing?

I know on principle Daredevil doesn't kill, and I know there are just a few cases where he has accidentally killed someone, but I was wondering if there were any times where he, without a doubt, ...
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How did Stick find the young Matt Murdock?

Both Frank Miller's seminal Man Without Fear comic miniseries and the Netflix TV show adaptation touches on the critical training Matt received from Stick. Though they both skim over the how-they-...
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Does Stick have mental powers?

In Episode 7 of Netflix' Daredevil, young Matt Murdoch meets Stick. Does Stick (in any media - comic/tv/movie) have some kind of mental powers?
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What fighting style does Daredevil (Netflix) use?

I've recently started watching the new Netflix version of Daredevil, and I'm very impressed with the fighting choreography. Obviously it's some sort of Martial Arts or a combination, but I'm not ...
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In the comics, who made Daredevil's costume?

In an episode of the Netflix Daredevil TV series, we find out Daredevil commissions a suit from Which led me to wonder if a similar character developed Daredevil's outfit, or if Matt Murdock himself ...
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How did Matt Murdock learn to fight (2015 show)?

I just finished the first season of the 2015 Daredevil show and, there is no explanation of how he learned to fight, sneak, and perform other acrobatic feats. We can see him training by himself, but ...
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Where is Madam Gao from?

In Netflix's Daredevil, there is an old Asian woman, Madam Gao. If I remember correctly, she claims at one point that Mandarin is her native tongue, but later goes on to revel she's not from China. ...
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Has Daredevil ever accidentally killed anyone?

One of Matt Murdock's key personal rules is that he never kills anyone, even if they deserve it. This plays a big part, for example, in the Netflix series Daredevil, where he struggled over his ...
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Do Daredevil's enemies know that he's blind?

In the Netflix series, Daredevil wears what looks like a wool mask which completely covers his eyes. Towards the end, he goes for a costume mask which doesn't cover his eyes at all and you can ...
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Where did Fisk's resources come from?

Is it said anywhere during season 1 from where Fisk got his money and education? Viewers see his history when he is 12 years old living in NY with his poor family. Then he is sent to some relatives ...
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When does Daredevil happen?

We already have a question about how much time passes over the course of the first season of Daredevil, and I'm not asking for that. Rather, I am trying to figure out when in the Marvel Cinematic ...
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In the Netflix Daredevil series, is the "Black Sky" concept from any comic?

In the Season 1: Episode 7 titled Stick, we hear about Nobu's plan to import a Black Sky into Hell's Kitchen. It's insinuated to be some type of weapon. Is this concept taken from any comic story ...
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How much time passes during Daredevil?

Considering only the main, present-day events of the first season of Daredevil, how much time passes from the beginning of episode one through the end of episode thirteen?
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How true to the comics are Matt Murdock's powers in the 2015 Daredevil TV show?

In the 2015 Netflix series Marvel's Daredevil, Matt Murdock was blinded in a car crash containing chemicals. This crash heightened his other senses to the degree that he is able to piece together a ...
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What are the Japanese faction up to?

Over the course of S1 of Daredevil, a Japanese business/Yakuza/something is one of the factions of the Hell's Kitchen underworld. The others all have clear roles. The Chinese bring in drugs, the ...
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What did Murdock put in his coffin water bed?

I just recently watched the Director's Cut of Daredevil. In it, it shows that Murdock puts a white crystaline substance in his water before climbing into his bed. What was this?
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Is "the Man Without Fear" just a marketing term for Daredevil, or does it reference something?

I'm fairly well-versed with comics lore, but I'm not very familiar with Daredevil. I know his basic powers/abilities, but I'm interested in learning more in the run-up to the new Netflix show. One ...
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Netflix's Daredevil & Marvel Movies - What order? [duplicate]

How does Netflix's Daredevil fit into this Marvel movie order? Captain America: The First Avenger Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter (short; Iron Man 3 release) Iron Man The Incredible Hulk (campus ...
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When did Daredevil's weapon first appear with a rope attached?

I'm trying to find out what the first issue of Daredevil where his batons / eskrima had a rope attached between them more like a manrikigusari? I found someone online mentioned Issue 252 says he ...
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Why does the word "Mapone" have this effect on Bullseye?

Daredevil: End of Days opens amidst a brutal battle between Daredevil and Bullseye. Daredevil is on the losing end of the fight and says the single word "Mapone". During Ben Urich's quest to find out ...
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When does Daredevil: End of Days take place?

Daredevil: End of Days deals with Ben Urich trying to piece together Matt Murdock's life before he was killed by Bullseye. A number of his old friends, teammates, allies, and foes show up. Everyone ...
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Can Matt Murdock feel radiation pressure?

I was singing in the shower holding a near empty bottle of shampoo when I felt the vibrations on the bottle. Having a dumb moment I thought to myself "If only Daredevil could see vibrations, then it ...
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