Jon Gold

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Name: Jon Gold

Classification: supporting character supporting character  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Daredevil (vol. 1) #300 (Jan. 1992): "Long Live the King"

Creators: D. G. Chichester, Lee Weeks, Al Williamson

Number of Appearances: 1

Occupation: taxi driver

Location: New York City, New York, USA

Gender: male

Note: state senator's cousin; Kingpin said he knew who killed him

When the Kingpin was facing a grand jury and other New York City legal proceedings that might lead to his ruin and imprisonment, he hatched a plan to gain some leverage. The Kingpin encountered a state senator who he could pressure to pull strings on his behalf. The state senator's cousin (a cab driver named Jon Gold) had been murdered. The Kingpin said he knew who Jon Gold was and he knew who murdered the man. The Kingpin offered to solve the mystery of Gold's murder and provide the information to the state senator in exchange for political favors.

The Kingpin retrieved evidence he had hidden away so that he could frame Daredevil for Gold's murder.

But Daredevil confronted Kingpin, and battled him as the Kingpin's anger caused him act like a ferocious animal. Daredevil told the Kingpin that he faked the story of a sympathetic state senator. Quite possibly "Jon Gold" was purely a fiction concocted by Daredevil as part of his plan to take down the Kingpin. Alternatively, Jon Gold may have been an actual murdered cab driver , but only the part about there being a state senator asking for the Kingpin's help was a fabrication.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Daredevil (vol. 1) #300 (Jan. 1992): "Long Live the King" (mentioned)

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