Name: The Barons
First Appearance: Daredevil (vol. 1) #209 (Aug. 1984): "Blast from the Past!"
Number of Appearances: 1
Enemy of: Matt Murdock
Ally: Johnny Squarejohn
Type of Organization/Group: gang
Note: gang young Matt Murdock's close friend joined
When Matt Murdock (the future Daredevil) was just a young boy, one of his closest friends was Johnny Squarejohn. They were friends, that is, until Johnny joined a street gang known as "The Barons." After that, Johnny turned into something of a thug and tormented Matt.
Later, as an adult, Johnny became a better man and actually helped Daredevil out against a horde of little girl robots sent to kill him.
The Barons gang was named after an actual street gang that story writer Harlan Ellison once joined.
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