Daredevil (vol. 1) #171 (June 1981):
“In the Kingpin’s Clutches”
by Frank Miller, Klaus Janson

Daredevil (vol. 1) #171

Title: “In the Kingpin’s Clutches”

Medium: comic

Cover date: June 1981

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Frank Miller
Art by: Frank Miller, Klaus Janson

18 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Marvel Knights; Weapon X (Exiles) Marvel 1,801
Bullseye Bullseye (Benjamin Poindexter) villain
CBR Scale: I Catholic (nominal); nihilist
Dark Avengers; The Thunderbolts
[former baseball pitcher]
Marvel 243
Foggy Nelson Foggy Nelson supporting character
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
[law partner of Matt Murdock (Daredevil)] Marvel 488
Becky Blake Becky Blake supporting character
  [wheelchair-bound] Marvel 54
The Kingpin The Kingpin (Wilson Fisk) villain
CBR Scale: U Catholic (lapsed)
HYDRA Marvel 619
Turk Turk (Turk Barrett) supporting character villain
  black; The Thunderbolts Marvel 108
Heather Glenn Heather Glenn supporting character
  [dated Daredevil, Iron Man; later killed herself] Marvel 51
Vanessa Fisk Vanessa Fisk supporting character villain
  [Kingpin's wife] Marvel 117
Grotto Grotto villain
  [henchman] Marvel 15
Lynch villain
  [Kingpin's lieutenant; tried to kill Kingpin's wife] Marvel 3
Hymie supporting character
  [1st app: Daredevil (vol. 1) #162 (Jan. 1980)] Marvel 2
Duke villain
  [beaten by Bullseye; told to deliver message to Kingpin] Marvel 2
Quin supporting character
  [first appeared and died in same issue] Marvel 1
Lou Lou villain
  [gangster] Marvel 2
Josie Josie
(business/store name) 
supporting character
  [Daredevil often beat up patrons at her bar to get info] Marvel 13
(business/store name)
supporting character
  [Bullseye jumped Kingpin's men outside of Sweeney's] Marvel 1
Eric Slaughter Eric Slaughter
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
[elderly; led group of assassins; hired Bullseye to kill DD] Marvel 10
Maxine Lavender Maxine Lavender
supporting character
  [former District Attorney in NYC; prosecuted Gladiator] Marvel 6

This issue features the first time that Daredevil actually meets Kingpin.