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From the Mouths of the Marvels:

"Let's get one thing straight! I'm not a nice girl!"

-- Elektra, from Elektra -1


Elektra reunites with Stick...just like old times!

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Mike Deodato, Jr. portrays an elegant Elektra in a tale set in the days before her time as a hardened assassin.

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Featured Characters:


  • Elektra
  • Stick
  • The Hand
  • Greg Miller
  • Abby Miller
  • Kirigi
  • Typhoid Mary
  • Stone
  • Tattoo
  • Kinkou

From the Back Cover:


The comic adaptation of the blockbuster motion picture starring Jennifer Garner, this collection captures all the cinematic excitement of the new hit movie- plus a selection of the classic Daredevil and Elektra stories that inspired the film!

The world's most dangerous assassin, Elektra remains a mystery, a shadow- until she chooses to reveal herself. Trained as a ninja, loyal to no one, she sells her amazing abilities- and her mastery of the deadly sai- to the highest bidder. Moving from job to job, contract to contract, she can visit death on the most defended of targets- for a price. It is who she is, what she does, the whole of her identity. Her life is one of seclusion, cover identities and a bewildering succession of disguises. A single fact is certain: Every time Elektra kills, she knows exactly how it feels to die!

Collecting the Elektra movie adaptation, Elektra's first appearance from Daredevil #168, her death at the hands of the assassin Bullseye in Daredevil #181, and a special flashback from Elektra Minus 1.


  Elektra: The Movie

  • Elektra: The Movie
  • Daredevil #168
  • Daredevil #181
  • Elektra Minus 1

List price: $12.99 (US) • $21.00 (Canada)
ISBN: 0-7851-1713-X
136 pages

Current In-Print Edition: First Print
Original Release Date: 1/5/05

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Script: Sean McKeever
Pencils: Mike Perkins
Inks: Drew Hennessy
Colors: J. Rauch
Letters: Randy Gentile
Editor: John Barber

48 pages • August 2002

Elektra signs up to assassinate two people under orders from an unknown client. But when she finds out the identity of the duo- a man and his young daugher- she bucks the assignment. When the Hand takes over the job, she defends them and helps them escape to safety. Hooking back up with her old mentor, Stick, they are besieged by Kirigi and his band of warriors. Elektra finds out that the young girl is considered "The Treasure", a commodity desired by the Hand for the upcoming war which they will wage in the underworld. Elektra sees much of herself in young Abby Miller, and fights to the end of her life for someone other than herself for the first time in many years.


Script/Pencils: Frank Miller
Inks: Klaus Janson
Colors: Dr. Martin
Letters: Joe Rosen
Editor: Denny O'Neill

22 pages + cover • January 1981

A hired killer invades New York. It is up to Daredevil to stop her. But this is no ordinary plot of hero takes on villain, for Daredevil and the killer Elektra have a past together; filled with lost romance and lost lives. Matt Murdock changed when he first met Elektra in the carefree life of law school studies, and his life will inevitably change when they meet again, on the violent streets of New York.

For more details on this story, see the feature page for DD #168.


Script/Pencils: Frank Miller
Inks: Klaus Janson
Letters: Joe Rosen
Editor: Denny O'Neill

"Last Hand"
38 pages + cover • April 1982

The saga of Elektra seems fated, for the life of a hired killer almost always ends in a violent death. Fated even more so since it's Bullseye on her trail. But can Daredevil stop him before the deed is done?

For more details on this story, see the feature page for DD #181.


Script: Peter Milligan
Pencils: Mike Deodato, Jr.
Inks: Deodato Studios
Colors: Christie Scheele
Letters: Jack Morelli
Editor: Bobbie Chase

22 pages + cover • July 1997

Stan Lee introduces this origin story, telling of the time between Elektra when Elektra bid a cold goodbye to her college lover Matt Murdock, and the journey towards becoming the cold hard killer of the world of assassins.

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