Real Name: Luis (last name unrevealed)

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Drug dealer

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

EnemiesBlack Tarantula (Carlos LaMuerto), Daredevil (Matt Murdock)

Known Relatives: Carlos LaMuerto (Black Tarantula, cousin), Marina LaMuerto (cousin-in-law), Fabian LaMuerto (first cousin once removed)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City, New York;
Formerly Argentina

First Appearance: Daredevil: Blood of the Tarantula#1 (June, 2008)

Powers/Abilities: Luis was a well-connected drug dealer, known for his ruthless actions. He was experienced in using knives.


(Daredevil: Blood of the Tarantula#1 (fb) - BTS) - Luis, of the Black Tarantula heritage in Argentina, watched as his cousin Carlos LaMuerto received the powers of the Black Tarantula. Luis heard from afar that Carlos had embraced a life of crime, been incarcerated, and had then tried to become a hero. Desiring revenge and the Black Tarantula powers for himself, Luis planned to kill Carlos and open a new drug trade in New York. He kidnapped a woman and child who looked like Carlos’ wife and child, Marina and Fabian.

(Daredevil: Blood of the Tarantula#1) - Luis forced the hostages to call Carlos for help, and he came to the docks as asked later that night. They hit him with sedative darts and Luis kicked Carlos unconscious. They tied Carlos up and Luis angrily realized that Carlos didn’t even remember him. Holding a knife to Carlos’ face, Luis explained their plot to drain Carlos’ blood, but Carlos managed to break the pole he was tied to and escape in the water beneath, despite Luis’ men firing on him. Days later, Carlos and his ally Daredevil (Matt Murdock) returned to free the hostages, but Luis blew the building up, killing the hostages. Daredevil attacked Luis and his men as Luis ordered the hero killed. Luis was shocked when Carlos emerged from the fire, badly burned, and savagely attacked him. Carlos drew a blade and murdered Luis, who promised more would come after him.

Comments: Created by Ed Brubaker, Ande Parks, and Chris Samnee.

Profile by Chadman.

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Daredevil: Blood of the Tarantula#1, p18, pan2 (main)

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Daredevil: Blood of the Tarantula#1 (June, 2008) - Ed Brubaker, Ande Parks (writers), Chris Samnee (penciler/inker), Warren Simons (editor)

Last updated: 06/01/08

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