Expect to see a whole new elektra in marvels the defenders. It is a spinoff from the 2003 film daredevil, starring. Most recently, in the netflix adaptation of daredevil 2015 and the defenders 2017, she has been portrayed by elodie yung. Elektra stars jennifer garner reprising the titular role of elektra natchios, who finds herself brought back from the dead after having been assassinated by the psychotic killer bullseye. Assassin, del mundos book handles elektra closer to millers vision. A psychopathic assassin, bullseye uses the opportunities afforded by his line of work to exercise his homicidal tendencies and to work out his own personal vendetta against daredevil. Lego marvel daredevil custom comic book characters. Half way through this comic novel over sized paperback, more characters begin to help narrate. After an intimate encounter with mckinley stewart, elektra returns to her apartment, where she gets a visit from logan. Elektra gets a new costume in the defenders comic book. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. Get the best deals on elektra comic book hero action figures when you shop the largest online selection at.
Custom lego marvel comic book daredevil and elektra from the defenders. Elektra natchios usually known simply by her first name is a marvel comic book character who is most closely associated with daredevil. Elektra marvel elektra, daredevil characters, marvel comics. After her mothers death, elektra grew up close to her father but was plagued by visions and voices with no known source.
That character is agent chastity mcbryde, who seems almost as insane as elektra. Dec 15, 2016 this week we get back into marvel and take a look at a character who has a movie and a role in an ongoing tv show, yet doesnt have many covers to speculate on. The 10 essential elektra stories to binge on before daredevil. Since being introduced to the marvel universe by frank miller in 1981 in the pages of daredevil, elektra natchios has become a comic book force in her own right, starring in her own. The 50 greatest comicbook characters movies empire. Elodie yung on whether elektra will return to netflixs. Jennifer garner played the character in the 2003 daredevil and her 2005 spinoff. This reading order contains all the essential and recommended comic book issues for you to enjoy elektra. This issue marks the comic book writing debut for matt owens. Sep 05, 2017 elektra natchios is a dangerous character.
Assassin challenged comic book conventions, including ultraviolence and the depiction of women. Elektra is a character who is desperately in need of being both written and drawn by a woman, neither of which has happened. Elektra is headed for hells kitchen, with marvel and netflix casting elodie yung in the role of the iconic marvel superhero for season 2 of daredevil. Trained by the hand to become an assassin, elektra natchios works as a deadly mercenary for anyone willing to pay her price. Mar 01, 2016 stick fans will also get to see more training, and thats always a crowd pleaser. The character s traditional skimpy red number was always ridiculous for a ninja to wear, so its a. Elektra once defined herself by the men in her life. In some ways this feels a lot like batwoman, which isnt a bad thing. Elektra will be back with a new attitude and a new look. In terms of the comic book or graphic novel, whichever you prefer and the 2003 film daredevil, elektra slightly different spelling was a character who started studying martial arts at an early age, lost her mother much sooner than she should have, and began using her skills to become one of the worlds deadliest assassinsin a nutshell. Subscribe to marvel unlimited to read elektra comic lists by marvel experts. Keep track of your comic book collection online with full comic details, cover images, and current market values.
Jennifer garner played the character in the 2003 daredevil and her 2005 spinoff, elektra. This cover is probably her most valuable to date besides her first appearance of course. Elektra returns as a playble character in this game as the token evil teammate of the defenders. An assassin and bounty hunter trained by the ancient ninja cult known as the hand, elektra natchios has a history of getting her jobs doneeven when her allies get in the way.
Elektra the warrior survives a neardeath experience, becomes an assassinforhire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins. Matt murdocks femme fatale lover made her marvel cinematic universe debut in. Befriended by the organizations leader, stick, elektra honed her fighting skills. Bullseye is a fictional supervillain appearing in american comic books published by marvel comics. Marvel, invisible woman, spiderwoman, or storm nets players a 5% attack bonus. For fans only familiar with elektra from the netflix series daredevil, this is a character with a lot of history and who features prominently in some of the best superhero comics ever made.
Elektra has been a presence in marvel comics since the 80s and she lurks. She grew up with her older brother orestez natchios. Yet only one of the newer characters play a major role in clearing the air for the reader. Elektra natchios was born on a greek island near the aegean sea to hugo kostas natchios and his wife christina natchios. Audiences got a hint of that during the second season of daredevil, but netflixs the defenders revealed that shes not just dangerous, shes outright.
Elektra natchios is a marvel comics antihero created by frank miller. Trained by the hand to become an assassin, elektra natchios works as a deadly. Although 2003s daredevil was a highly disliked film, it did offer a few strong aspects, one of which was jennifer garner as elektra. Ninas father was killed in front of elektra and elektra sort of adopted her, becoming her sensei. She fell in love with matt murdock during a mission for stick to bring murdock into the organization. Tales of political satire can be timeless, especially in election years, but miller also pokes fun at comic book cliches, religion, and of course, sex. Elektra marvel comics daredevil character the hand. Later, she was revealed to potentially be the black sky, the one who is supposed to lead the hand.
Elektra has been a presence in marvel comics since the 80s and she lurks in a gray area between hero and. Get the best deals on marvel legends elektra comic book hero action figures when you shop the largest online selection at. Elektra natchios is an assassin who was trained under stick to join the chaste. Later, as logan leaves, stewart arrives and mistakes their. Elektra pinup by creativore on deviantart comic book characters, marvel characters. For those not in the comic book know, the character of elektra was created by frank miller and first appeared in daredevil issue no. Williams iiis run on batwoman and his writing style is basically unmistakable. Mar 15, 2016 this feature is not available right now. Nov 09, 2017 she seemed to have died during that seasons climax, but fans of the comic book character knew better than that.
Some have progressed through a series of stylish ensembles to reflect their everchanging time periods. Elektra, american comic strip superhero created for marvel comics by writer and artist frank miller. Artist michael lee lunsford reimagines female comic book characters with more covering, functional clothing. Elektra comic san bernardo, 20, 28015 madrid, spain rated 4. Some comic book characters who have been around for decades have iconic costumes that have stood the test of time. Another important part of the story is the incredibly poisonous and neurotic relationship between elektra and her mother klytaimnestra, but it has little relevance to elektra the comic book character. Daughter of a slain ambassador with a troubled childhood, elektra trained to become a supreme martial artist and assassin. Meanwhile, new york city fills up of assassins and killers, called in by the architects mission. Marvel legends elektra comic book hero action figures for. Elektra is a 2005 canadianamerican superhero film directed by rob bowman. Elektra natchios, usually referred to only by her first name elektra, is a fictional character appearing in publications from marvel comics. Elektra is a kunoichi female ninja assassin of greek descent.
Elektra natchios was introduced as the college love of matt murdock, alter ego of the crime fighter daredevil. Although created by writer marv wolfman and artist john romita sr. Elektra lives again also shares a visual aesthetic with dark knight returns, though millers own inking in the elektra book pushes it closer to the starkness of sin city than the scratchy roughness of the klaus janson lines of old batmanvs. Elektra comic book hero action figures for sale ebay. She returned to his life after years of absence, putting her beliefs and methods at conflict with his own. Elektras complex was also a terminology used by freud and jung to refer to theorized early female psychological sexual development. It is a spinoff from the 2003 film daredevil, starring the marvel comics character elektra natchios portrayed by jennifer garner. The elektra comic book will also be crossing over with that of daredevil and new bullseye and kingpin comics as part of a storyline called running with the devil. By the ending, the reader fully understands it all and is left utterly. Elektra can be developed to be the fastest character in the game, and she has a character specific training simulation and a variety of alternative uniforms to use. See more ideas about elektra natchios, daredevil elektra and marvel. Elektra is a tough sell, but they certainly put a lot of effort into this book. What female superheroes would look like if they wore clothes, entire series at link fully dressed elektra from artist michael lee lunsford, his take on some fully dressed female comic characters.
Elektra natchios has had many incarnationsincluding the leatherclad version played by jennifer garner in 2003over the years but the most important thing for non comic book. Elektra is a playable character, with both her red and white pure elektra uniforms available for players voiced by grey delisle. Elektra an assassin and bounty hunter trained by the ancient ninja cult known as the hand, elektra natchios has a history of getting her jobs doneeven when her allies get in the way. Elektra elektra natchios in comics powers, enemies. I dont think miller ever meant for elektra to be a superhero, so all her stories in the 90s and early 2000s are skippable. Even more interesting in this book are the views of her stealthy, ghostlike movements through the camp. Fourteen days, script by peter milligan, pencils by mike deodato jr. Elektra takes in the orphaned nina, while plotting with doctor strange about how to stop the architect. With jennifer garner, goran visnjic, will yun lee, kirsten zien. Daredevil appropriated much of millers material from his first run on the comic book, including the heros relationship with elektra, portrayed by actress jennifer garner. The cancelled daredevil video game could have been followed by an elektra video game. Elektra is a playable character on all versions of the game.
Unfortunately, readers did not support the book, despite beautiful artwork and an. Elektra is a 2005 superhero film directed by rob bowman. Elektra natchios is a fictional character appearing in american comic books published by marvel comics. Elektra natchios is a marvel comics character, created by frank. Elektra comicbook character britannica encyclopedia britannica. Elektra for all the variations of the subject on the site. Comic book resources comicspriceguide comicbookmovie. She wields a pair of bladed sai as her trademark weapon. The story follows elektra, an assassin who must protect a man and his prodigy daughter from another assassin who was hired by the hand. Thanks to netflix, marvel brings elektra back in her own series. Although elektra has been a popular character for comic book fans since the 80s, it took a blockbuster movie to make her a household name. Created by frank miller, the character first appeared in. Comic book characters marvel characters comic character comic books art comic art epic characters book art marvel women marvel girls today im turning 30 yay. However, there was a character named nina mccabe, first introduced by comic book writer peter milligan in the first, shortlived elektra ongoing series.
Sienkiewiczs iconic portrayal of elektra has become the defining vision for her character. A character profile for elektra, marvel comics daredevil character. Falling back upon her own trade as a killerforhire, she takes on an assignment that has her questioning her virtue, while also presenting new challenges in the form of an elite group of superpowered killers, and the mystic ninja. Elektra is a ninja assassin of greek descent, who wields a pair of bladed sai as her trademark weapon. Elektra s mother was gunned down by enemies of her father while vacationing on a yacht. Marvel unlimited now offering free access to iconic comic book stories. Elektra had also been murdocks first love, and their complicated and deadly relationship drew new readers to the title. Garner was criticised for being too girlnextdoor, as she is generally seen as the classic wholesome american girl, whereas elektra natchios is an exotic, feral, sexual and often bloodthirsty character. Daredevils most fearsome enemy as well as his former lover and most renowned as being the greatest assassin in the world. See more ideas about daredevil elektra, elektra natchios and marvel comics. Miller became one of the top comic writers of the 1980s, and daredevils searing, dark, violent, and explosive direction was mimicked across the comics industry.971 72 1263 1028 246 1510 176 959 644 731 272 1411 38 1552 87 110 1163 772 993 1048 1465 965 1237 381 540 1612 1325 259 332 1640 708 1131 1464 450 783 1495 1337 1445 653 81 202 742 932 1413 1316 1428 224