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No, the character/term appears to be something invented for the show. That said, though, there are several possibilities and we can speculate based on what we know from the comics. In the comics, Stick is a member of The Chaste - a brotherhood of warriors based out of Japan. The primary purpose of The Chaste is to oppose The Hand - a clan of evil ninjas who ...


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Daredevil's enhanced senses are being depicted in the Netflix series Daredevil as both a fusion of his four remaining senses and as a limited but discrete "radar sense" which appears to Matt Murdock as "a world on fire." This is as consistent as the inconsistent depictions of his powers tend to be. Overall, the show has maintained an internal integrity in ...


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According to the fight choreographer, Philip Silvera, it's a mixture of styles: He modeled Daredevil’s fighting style so that it was like that of a seasoned MMA fighter, mixing Matt’s lineage as the son of Battlin’ Jack Murdock, along with his martial arts training by his mentor, Stick. “He's learned everything from wing chun to trapping to silat to kali,”...


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Possibly, but most likely not In universe There isn't much exact information about what the suit is comprised of. This may be due to intentional vagueness from the writers. What we know for sure is that it contains alloys and carbon nanotube based allows: ... After Daredevil's first meeting with Punisher, Potter increased the durability of the suit by ...


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A number of people, heroes, civilians, and villains know of Matt's identity and that he is blind. Of specific note, Kingpin, Crossbones, and Typhoid Mary all know. Some villains, such as Mysterio, have intentionally exploited his senses per Wikipedia: Since Daredevil's means of sight is based on what his radar sense and enhanced senses are able to detect,...


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So far, the Netflix show has been playing pretty true to the comics for Daredevil. In particular, they appear to be following the chronology from Daredevil: The Man Without Fear (in the original Daredevil, Matt's in law school when his father dies); in both cases, though, the details of Matt's origin story and powers are pretty consistent: He gets into an ...


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As of yet, this is unclear. However, the most common theory is that Madame Gao is really Crane Mother, introduced in the The Iron Fist comics. In the comics, she is the ruler of K'un Zi, one of the Seven Capital Cities of Heaven. It is also possible that the MCU version may be from K'un Lun (also one of the Seven Capital Cities of Heaven), which would tie ...


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You mean besides enjoying photography, reading billboard advertising, using telescopes, effectively using cameras, enjoying playing Fruit Ninja on his smartphone, driving (in his secret identity) and the myriad of other things blind people have to contend with? He is no more disadvantaged than any other blind person who manages to enjoy a life without the ...


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Daredevil has had wide array of writers with different takes on the character. While the Daredevil portrayal on Netflix has a strong "Code vs. Killing" the character's comic history is a little less stringent in that regard, depending on his opponents, his mental state and his frustration levels... But given the sensory nature of his powers, it is unlikely ...


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The Setting of Daredevil In the absence of any reason to think otherwise, we have to assume it happened around the time of its release. Obviously, Netflix shows are released all at once while the show takes more than one day to play out, but "spring 2015" is probably about right. That being said, as I recently pointed out in another SciFi stack answer, ...


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I'm not aware of official word regarding the Daredevil movie1, but Murdock's "bed" closely resembles an isolation tank. To compare, here's Daredevil's tank: And here's a guy laying in an actual isolation tank used in relaxation therapy: According to Wikipedia, modern isolation tanks use a solution of epsom salt to increase water density. Epsom salt is a ...


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Daredevil's nickname (which appears as the tagline on the cover of Daredevil #001) is well chosen. Despite his blindness, he regularly jumps into situations without the faintest idea what he's getting into. He's been called the "Man Without Fear" since his introduction. In the classic serials, the narrator stresses his fearlessness at least once every two ...


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It was part of a plan to convince people that Matt Murdock was not Daredevil. Since Daredevil has no signature powers, it was relatively easy for Daniel Rand (who is secretly Iron Fist, master martial artist) to take on the role. There are a number of story arcs going on including the Civil War arc. During this time Murdock is in witness protection, in ...


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Daredevil's powers are derived from his enhanced senses. He can hear, smell, taste, and feel things more accurately than any regular human. But he can't see. This allows him to do things like listen to conversations through walls, to hear the sound of a fist coming through the air, and to track heartbeats. The ninjas counteract these enhanced senses by ...


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In the comic books, it has sometimes been stated that his super-senses are so incredible that his hypersensitive fingertips can easily detect the difference between paper-with-ink-printed-on-it and paper-without-ink-on-it. After years of practice, he can quickly recognize familiar words with a sweep of his fingertips across each line of text. (I'm not sure I ...


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Daredevil is a walking Geiger counter. By the man's own admission. In Daredevil #43 (1968), after Karen Page decides to walk away from him, a heartbroken Daredevil begins to storm the city, looking for a bad guy to lash out on. He first settles on beating up the Jester, but intercepts a radio call announcing the theft of radioactive vials. He then ...


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Netflix typically waits a period of 6-12 months, or more in some cases, to release the DVD/Blu-ray copies of their original series. This is because they want to supplement the demand as long as they can before it becomes reasonable to sell them on other vendors (Amazon) otherwise they would likely see a drop in traffic. You can see with other series such as ...


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The short answer is that your confusion stems from the fact that this element of the story literally makes no sense, something that even the writers are apparently willing to acknowledge. Daredevil and Bullseye were fighting. Just before Bullseye kills him, Daredevil says "Mapone, Mapone" (the name of his daughter with Black Widow) which supposedly drives ...


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Black Sky is not a concept/character lifted directly from the comics or any other existing Marvel media. There are two current prevailing theories linking it/him to the comics. Black Sky is an Inhuman. It is mentioned that that particular Black Sky can be replaced, just that it is not easy, as there are few others and they are difficult to find. Given ...


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There is no evidence that the suit includes vibranium, either in the transcripts or in any interviews I could find. The episode "Dogs to a Gunfight" describes Daredevil's second mask as being comprised of "near indestructible" "fortified, carbon tube" while his gloves are "reinforced alloy." Signs point to the suit not being vibranium, or at least not ...


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Daredevil #7. Prior to that the Billyclub had a hinge, but this is the first issue where its ever depicted as containing a cable. In fact, Daredevil makes a point of describing how he just barely installed and is eager to try it out as a grappling hook.


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The pilot episode of Daredevil occurs roughly two years after The Battle of New York. When Matt is questioning Karen Page in his apartment, we see the following exchange: KAREN: I, uh, worked in the financial department at Union Allied. They're overseeing the bulk of the government contracts for the West Side reconstruction. MATT: I've seen ...


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In the original 1964 comic; Daredevil #1 ("The Man Without Fear"), it's a style of his own devising based on self-taught boxing and acrobatics: Beyond that, his superhuman fighting skills seem to be largely dependent on his the abilities he's gained from his exposure to radioactive chemicals; agility, reflexes, hearing & touch-sense And in the rebooted ...


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First of all, I don't think "getting a gun" is anything overly suspicious. Real-world NY state law would allow her to get one simply by applying for a permit, though inside New York City she'd probably be breaking the law by carrying it in her purse. But that assumes that MCU's New York has the same gun laws as real-world New York, which may not be true. ...


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I guess the answer had the same spoilers as the question:


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In Daredevil Vol.1 #25, Matt pretends to be his own (fictitious) twin brother, Mike Murdock. Mike is apparently sighted and makes repeated allusions to the prettiness of his associate, Karen. In the most recent TV series, Matt pretends to be sighted over the course of several episodes including Blindsided


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Yes, until it was later retconned that the person had lived. The events in question were the subject of a detailed article just yesterday. In short, in the Man Without Fear mini-series by Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. Matt accidentally kills a prostitute by knocking her out a window in a panic. That story and later stories in Daredevil issues 347 and ...


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Although it is never stated outright in the show, it is heavily implied that Fisk is a self-made man, a man who earned his money over the years; also you have to take into account his drug dealings with the Chinese and the Russians as well.


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This is one of the places that doesn't match up with the comics or previous movie incarnation. Pre-Frank Miller, Matt Murdock was primarily a gymnast/boxer who learned to fight at Fogwell's Gym, plus training in secret by himself. When Frank Miller took over the Daredevil comics, he revamped the character to have been trained by Stick. The training lasted ...


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