Daredevil is the name of two superheroes in the Ultimate Marvel Universe and is based on the character of Daredevil from the Marvel Universe.

Matt Murdock[edit | edit source]


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Real Name
Matthew Murdock
First Appearance
Ultimate Marvel Team-Up #6 (September, 2001) [mentioned], Ultimate Marvel Team-Up #7 (October, 2001) [fully seen]
Brian Michael Bendis, Bill Sienkiewicz, Stan Lee [original character], Bill Everett [original character]
Team Affliations
Base of Operations
New York City
Heightened Senses, Radar Sense
Skills and Abilities
High-level acrobat, skilled martial artist, Olympic-level athlete and gymnast, skilled attorney
Tools and Weapons
Billy Club

Matt Murdock is the first superhero known as Daredevil in the Ultimate Marvel Universe and lead a double life as both a lawyer and a vigilante.

Origin[edit | edit source]

Blinded by chemical waste, Matt Murdock gained heighten superhuman senses.  When he father was murdered by gangsters for failing to fix a fight, Murdock vowed to fight crime and trained himself to become a martial arts master.  When he grew up he became a lawyer who fights for his clients by day, but at night he fights crime as Daredevil.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Matt Murdock was the son of Jonathan Murdock, a professional boxer and an unnamed mother in Manhattan in New York.  Though the order of events isn't clear, in his youth Matt both lost his father after he was murdered by criminals for failing to throw a fight and he gained superhuman senses following an unusual accident.  Matt, having promised to make something of himself, used the money his father left him to pursue a law degree.  There, Matt met Elektra Natchios, a fellow student at the same campus, and the two fell in love.

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