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Daredevil (vol. 1) #1 (Apr. 1964):
“The Origin of Daredevil”
by Stan Lee, Bill Everett, Steve Ditko, Sol Brodsky

Daredevil (vol. 1) #1

Title: “The Origin of Daredevil”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Apr. 1964

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Stan Lee
Art by: Bill Everett, Steve Ditko, Sol Brodsky


21 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
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
Absorbing Man Rocky Davis (Crusher Creel)
(details) 
villain
CBR Scale: I temporarily became follower of
Thor
The Masters of Evil Marvel 270
NYPD NYPD supporting character group real/historical person
  [police department] Marvel DC 1,396
Battlin' Jack Murdock Battlin' Jack Murdock supporting character
CBR Scale: S Catholic
[Daredevil's father] Marvel 82
Dynamite Dave (Dave) supporting character
  [faced Jack Murdock in his last match] Marvel 1
The Fixer The Fixer (Roscoe Sweeney) villain
  [ordered murder of Daredevil's father] Marvel 13
Porky villain
  [Fixer's goon, when Daredevil hunted his father's killers] Marvel 2
Sam villain
  [Fixer's goon, when Daredevil hunted his father's killers] Marvel 2
Slade villain
  [murdered Daredevil's father] Marvel 2
unnamed blind old man unnamed blind old man supporting character
 indeterminate  [saving old man led Matt Murdock to be blinded, gain powers] Marvel 2
Lt. Bert Rose Lt. Bert Rose supporting character
  NYPD Marvel 9
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(only on cover)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
The Avengers; Secret Defenders...  Marvel 10,664
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
U.S. Air Force; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,017
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
(only on cover)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,661
Invisible Woman Invisible Girl (Susan Storm Richards)
(only on cover)
hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
Fogwell Fogwell
(business/store name)
supporting character
 indeterminate  [owner of gym Fixer and henchmen were based out of] Marvel 1
Sister Maggie Sister Maggie
(mentioned) 
supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic nun
[Daredevil's mother] Marvel 20
Edward Nelson Edward Nelson
(mentioned) 
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian
[Foggy Nelson's father] Marvel 3