Daredevil Annual #1 (Sep. 1967):
“Electro and the Emissaries of Evil!”
by Stan Lee, Gene Colan, John Tartaglione

Daredevil Annual #1

Title: “Electro and the Emissaries of Evil!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Sep. 1967

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Stan Lee
Art by: Gene Colan, John Tartaglione

9 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
Foggy Nelson Foggy Nelson supporting character
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
[law partner of Matt Murdock (Daredevil)] Marvel 488
Karen Page Karen Page supporting character
  [was Daredevil's longtime girlfriend] Marvel 223
Electro Electro (Max Dillon) villain
  Doom's Brigade; Emissaries of Evil (Electro)...  Marvel 274
Stilt-Man Stilt-Man (Wilbur Day) villain scientist
  Emissaries of Evil (Electro); Gang of Four Marvel 53
The Gladiator The Gladiator (Melvin Potter) villain
  Emissaries of Evil (Electro); Maggia
[led own gang]
Marvel 45
Leap-Frog Leap-Frog (Vinnie Patilio) villain
CBR Scale: S repentant
Damage Control; Emissaries of Evil (Electro)
[father of Frogman]
Marvel 20
Matador Matador (Manuel Eloganto) villain
  Emissaries of Evil (Electro) Marvel 6
Joe Joe supporting character
  NYPD Marvel 3

This publication is also known as: Daredevil Special #1 or Daredevil King-Size Special #1. This issue may also be identified as Daredevil Special #1 or Daredevil King-Size Special #1, both of which are titles featured on the cover. But most sources identify this issue as Daredevil Annual #1.

This story features the first appearance of the super-villain team known as the "Emissaries of Evil." All of the member of the group have been seen previously, but this is the first time they operated together or used this group name.