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Name: Daredevil
Abbreviation(s): DD
Creator: Stan Lee and Bill Everett
Date(s): 1964 - present (comics),
2003, 2005 (movies)
2015 (TV series)
Medium: comics, movies, television series
Country of Origin: USA
External Links: Marvel Directory, Wikipedia, Official Marvel Wiki
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Daredevil is a Marvel Comics comic title about a superhero with the same name. Daredevil's alter ego is Matt Murdock, a blind lawyer.


Daredevil first appeared in "Daredevil" #1 (April 1964).

Daredevil has appeared in various Marvel animated series: Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, Fantastic Four: The Animated Series, and Spider-Man: The Animated Series. Daredevil also appeared in The Trial of the Incredible Hulk, a 1989 TV movie.

Daredevil became a film in 2003, starring Ben Affleck as the titular character and Jennifer Garner as Elektra, which led to her own film in 2005.

In April 2015, the Daredevil TV series on Netflix was released[1], which is a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The series stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock and Vincent D'Onofrio as Wilson Fisk.


Daredevil the comic has a small fandom, especially with fanfic. There are several sites however dedicated to reviewing and discussing both new and older comic issues.

Daredevil/Elektra films

In 2003 & 2005, the Daredevil and Elektra films boosted the fandom and introduced new fans to the series.


See Daredevil (TV series) for more fandom information.

The Netflix television series, Daredevil, has also introduced new fans to the series and boosted fannish activity.





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  1. ^ Disney To Provide Netflix With Four Series Based On Marvel Characters. Deadline.com. Posted on November 10, 2013. (Accessed 13 May 2014).