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Listen Up Casuals! Welcome to a show for the casual fan. We break down your favorite comic book shows and movies and compare them to the comics they are based on. Did they nail it? What was different? Did we love it or hate it? Tune in to find out!
On this episode we talk about another character near and dear to Rocco’s heart, Elektra! We talked Daredevil in S1 and we thought it was about time we talked about his counterpart. This season has been dubbed LUC Dark as we are talking all about your favorite vigilantes, assassins, sorcerers and more!
What are you reading?
- The Marvels
- Kraven rated R & details
- The Flash trailer 2
- Mangold Swamp Thing
- Penguin teaser
- Creature Commandos cast
- Blue Beetle ongoing SEPT
- Brzrkr: Poetry of Madness
See it or skip it?
Character Origin in Comics
- First Appearance – Daredevil #168 (1964) Frank Miller introduces Marvel’s deadliest assassin. In a former lifetime she was a woman of privilege, a disciplined student of martial arts. But after her father’s death, Elektra focused solely on violence, masking her grief with rage
- Daredevil: The Man Without Fear #3 (1993) While students at Columbia, a Greek heiress and a blind law student fall hard for each other- and embrace the danger of young, reckless love.
- Daredevil #181 (1981) One of Frank Miller’s most famed Daredevil issues. Elektra and Bullseye engage in a ferocious battle. The death of Elektra.
- Daredevil #190 (1982) The Hand, an occult clan of ninjas, resurrects Elektra for their own nefarious means. Once she was a disciple of their shadowy order is she now The Hand’s greatest weapon? Elektra’s abilities take a supernatural turn.
- Elektra #1 (1996) first time having her own run.
Current Status in Comics
- Ongoing as Lady Daredevil, Queen of the Fist and Daredevil’s wife in current Daredevil ongoing run by Zdarsky. In current Daredevil, Matt and Elektra go on a quest with The Fist, enemy of The Hand to take The Hand down once and for all. Matt and Elektra are married and take on titles of Kind and Queen of The Fist. Elektra’s new alter ego as Lady Daredevil. This run continues to collide with current The Punisher run as Frank is High Slayer of The Hand.
- Jennifer Garner cast
- Jennifer Garner reprises her role in a generally maligned movie
Netflix’s Daredevil Season 2 (2015) & Defenders (2017)
- Élodie Yung portrays Elektra back closer to her comic book origins
- Élodie Yung reprises her role as the villain w/ The Hand
Daredevil: Born Again? (2024)
- Bringing in Elektra?
- Brief stint with the Thunderbolts in the comics.