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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:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Daredevil Daredevil (Matt Murdock)
(lead character)
hero
CBR Scale: M Catholic
Weapon X (Exiles); Marvel Knights Marvel 1,801
Bullseye Bullseye (Benjamin Poindexter) villain
CBR Scale: I Catholic (nominal); nihilist
The Thunderbolts; Dark Avengers
[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
  The Thunderbolts; black 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 supporting character
  [1st app: Daredevil (vol. 1) #171 (June 1981)] Marvel 2
Josie Josie
(business/store name) 
supporting character
  [Daredevil often beat up patrons at her bar to get info] Marvel 13
Sweeney
(business/store name)
supporting character
  [Bullseye jumped Kingpin's men outside of Sweeney's] Marvel 1
Eric Slaughter Eric Slaughter
(mentioned) 
villain
CBR Scale: U manifestly non-religious
[elderly; led group of assassins; hired Bullseye to kill DD] Marvel 10
Maxine Lavender Maxine Lavender
(mentioned)
supporting character
  [former District Attorney in NYC; prosecuted Gladiator] Marvel 6

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