The Kingpin


Real Name
Wilson Grant Fisk
First Appearance
Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 1) #50 (July, 1967)
Stan Lee, John Romita
Team Affiliations
The Hand (American Branch), leader of a coalition of East Coast non-Maggia criminal organizations, Hydra (Las Vegas faction), Emissaries of Evil, Damage Control, Fisk Industries
The Brain Washer, Harold Howard, Wilbur, "Fatty"
Base of Operations
New York City, New York
Skills and Abilities
Peak Human Strength, Master Martial Artist, Criminal Genius, Indomitable Will, Multilingual

Kingpin is a super-villain and crime boss in the Marvel Universe and is often an enemy of Spider-Man and Daredevil.

Origin[edit | edit source]

Wilson Fisk was a raised by an abusive father into a criminal lifestyle. Born with an unusually large and strong physique, he decided to use it as well as becoming a strategic genius to rise to the ranks of New York City's ultimate crime boss, the Kingpin.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Wilson Fisk's early life is largely unknown.  He has claimed that he was "an unpopular, blubbery child" before beginning his lifelong pursuit of bodybuilding.

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