Daredevil

Daredevil is a superhero appearing in Marvel Comics. Daredevil was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist Bill Everett, with input from Jack Kirby. The character first appeared in Daredevil #1 (April 1964). Daredevil’s origins stem from a childhood accident that gave him special abilities. While growing up in the historically gritty or crime-ridden working class Irish-American neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen in New York City, Matt Murdock is blinded by a radioactive substance that falls from an out-of-control truck after he pushes a man out of the path of the oncoming vehicle. While he can no longer see, his exposure to the radioactive material heightens his remaining senses beyond normal human ability, and gives him a “radar sense.”

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