Real Name: Lemuel Frye

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Carnival owner

Group Membership: None

AffiliationsCobra (Klaus Voorhees), Jester (Jonathan Powers), Mr. Hyde (Calvin Zabo), Karen Page

Enemies: Daredevil (Matt Murdock)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New Jersey

First Appearance: Daredevil I#61 (February, 1970)

Powers/Abilities: He knew how to run a business.


(Daredevil I#61 (fb)) – The owner of a carnival in New Jersey, Lemuel Frye was approached by three strange men who offered to rent his carnival for a few days. They paid him and asked him to stay away for a day. Frye snuck in to investigate and discovered the three men were costumed criminals the Jester, Mr. Hyde, and Cobra. They threatened him and let him go when he agreed to lure Daredevil to them for a price.

(Daredevil I#61) – Frye traveled to New York to the law offices of Nelson and Murdock, having heard they were connected to Daredevil. He told his story to Matt Murdock and Karen Page, who asked Frye to put out his cigarette, and Murdock told him Daredevil would help him. They arranged a place for Daredevil to meet Frye that evening. Daredevil and Frye went to the carnival that night and the hero was caught in a trap. Frye demanded his money, but was grabbed by Cobra and placed in the bumper car traps. Though he begged Daredevil for help, Frye was sent flying in the trap, presumably to his death. The villains were soon apprehended.

Comments: Created by Roy Thomas, Gene Colan, and Syd Shores.

Profile by Chadman.

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Daredevil I#61 (February, 1970) - Roy Thomas (writer), Gene Colan (penciler), Syd Shores (inker), Stan Lee (editr)

First Posted: 10/14/2011
Last updated: 10/14/2011

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