Now the enigmatic assassin elektra begins a new life. Instead of the traditional romantic nature of most characters, daredevils love life was fraught with disaster, and elektra was a major part of that. Elektra is not a super hero and the movie does not try to portray her as one. Elektra character close up marvel comic reading lists.
The american samurai makes a mysterious first appearance, and elektra and daredevil decide to join forces to find and capture him. Funkos line of first appearance pop figures in the marvel 80th anniversary collection expanded today to include elketra. My first comic about elektra, the drawings were gorgeous and the story captivating. Marvel comics and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. We follow both elektra and a cannibal serial killer on their run to find a famous assassin whose bounty is high.
Quit thinking dare devil, spider man, andor batman. Be a fly on the wall as a girl named elektra meets the mystery man known as stick for the first. Even after reading this book i cannot say for sure whether elektra is really sane. Where to start with an elektra reading order comic book herald. Outstanding dialogue stripped clean of normal comic book conventions, straightforward artwork, and a gripping storyline. Elektra comics comic bookstore buenos aires, argentina. Elektra is a 2005 superhero film directed by rob bowman. The story follows elektra, an assassin who must protect a man and his prodigy daughter from another assassin who was hired by the hand. The elektra comic books category for a complete list. Elektra 2009 defenders 2017 2018 elektra 1996 1998 elektra 2001 2004 elektra 2014 2015 elektra 2017 elektra. Daredevil and elektra may make one hell of a crimefighting team, but their romantic relationship is something else on its own. Created by frank miller, the character first appeared in. Elektra for all the variations of the subject on the site. See more ideas about daredevil elektra, comic books art and comic book characters.
She became immensely popular during frank millers run on daredevil, and would later go on to. With male fashion disasters, its aw, he looks like a dingdong again. Definitive elektra collecting guide and reading order crushing. In millers the man without fear, matt and elektra first interact when matt decides to prowl through the city, attuned to its ambient sounds. Subscribe to marvel unlimited to read elektra comic lists by marvel experts.
Daredevil season 2 nycc footage gives a first look at. Its a bit of slow start, but there is some fantastic artwork to enjoy here. How elektras role in daredevil changed from the comic books. Comic book legend bill sienkiewicz returned to elektra to help relief efforts for covid19. When frank miller the writer of the dark knight returns and the man behind the neonoir daredevil comic book. Cover by greg horn, story by brian michael bendis and art by chuck austen. Comic book newcomer matt owens comes out swinging, showing a talent for knowing when to let the art tell the story while not forgetting that character comes through both action and words. On a mission of assassination in iraq, elektra receives a shocking offer from the terrorist organization known as hydra. Elektra travels to las vegas in this first issue of the ninjaassassins new solo book. The good the bad and the somewhat confused, script by peter milligan, pencils by mike deodato jr. Contrary to the lurid reports in wizard and elsewhere, the elektra first printing with a bare elektra is pretty tame stuff.
Elektra natchios is a fictional character appearing in american comic books published by marvel comics. As elektra packs for her trip, we sat down with owens to talk the new book, being part of the daredevil universe, and writing comics for the first time. Elektra natchios is our first female disaster, and she is a perfect example of the difference in how men and women are drawn in comics. Writer frank miller introduces marvels deadliest assassin. Browse marvels comprehensive list of elektra comics.
Afraid of the dark, script by peter milligan pencils by mike deodato jr. Youre essential engaging with an eightissuelong frank miller essay, occasionally punctured by shots of an elektra comic book that barely makes sense. Even more interesting in this book are the views of her stealthy, ghostlike movements through the camp. Plus, the addition of these two new comic book characters will make daredevil season 2 even better than the first.
When it comes to nonvariants, i like the art on the greg horn elektra series covers, and those are fairly cheap issues if you find them. Elektra has a very different presentation to the world in general than she does to daredevil and a furthermore different presentation behind the masks with just matt murdock. Now in the final wave of new daredevil comics it is. Theres not a whole lot of substance at work in these pages, but there is a ton of style, and just enough dramatic meat to make you hungry. Elektra, american comic strip superhero created for marvel comics by writer and artist frank miller. Love elektra covers but there are very few good ones out there. Marvel is going all in with creating a line of daredevil family comic books after the success of the franchises netflix series. Elektra foils a bank robbery only to find her exlover matt murdock also one the scene. Although shes not in every frank miller daredevil issue, elektra makes her debut in the first daredevil comic miller wrote and drew daredevil. It is a spinoff from the 2003 film daredevil, starring the marvel comics character elektra natchios portrayed by jennifer garner. Ninas father was killed in front of elektra and elektra sort of adopted her, becoming her sensei. However, there was a character named nina mccabe, first introduced by comic book writer peter milligan in the first, shortlived elektra ongoing series. Collins hand painted 4159 elektra comic book cover stamp.
First to receive their own comic book was two of daredevils biggest villains in bullseye and kingpin. Collins hand painted 4159 elektra comic book cover stamp fred collins handpainted first day cover fred collins is the cachet maker of the half century 19512000 as voted by the members of the american first day cover society. See more ideas about marvel, daredevil elektra and comic books art. Originally a college student at new yorks columbia university with her boyfriend, matt murdock, the greekborn elektra left for japan after the. It was written by greg rucka, with arts of salvador larroca. Elektra, a martialartstrained assassin, was created by frank miller while he was working on the daredevil comic book garner also played the character in the 2003 daredevil movie and. Elektra natchios has just arrived to the campus, and. The elektra comic books issuebyissue collecting guide and trade reading. Elektra natchios is a marvel comics character, created by frank miller, appearing during the writers highly acclaimed daredevil run. Marvel comics top assassin moves west in 2017, when the new ongoing elektra series takes the title character across the country, to las vegas, nevada.
The character was created by frank miller, and first appeared in. Daredevil in the 1980s under the direction of frank miller had. Elektra natchios was introduced as the college love of matt murdock, alter ego of the crime fighter daredevil. The story took time to reveal the characterss past and it gave a grave touch to the story. Elektra natchios is a marvel comics antihero created by frank miller.1372 1204 226 238 1160 1079 1214 293 857 1488 756 422 813 601 309 861 1514 1078 138 641 1204 1159 608 992 436 1013 1013 248 159 834 672 1065 1247 715 374 753 1137 1007 1224 999