Real Name: Unrevealed
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Blindspot (Samuel Chung), Daredevil (Matt Murdock), Kingpin (Mayor Wilson Fisk), Commissioner Nalini Karnik, Franklin "Foggy" Nelson, Wesley Welch
Enemies: The Hand
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: New York City, New York
First Appearance: (As Steve) Daredevil I#597 (March, 2018); (last name revealed) Daredevil I#600 (May, 2018)
Powers/Abilities: Steve Cornish is a talented and educated intern at city government, intimately familiar with the minutia of governing.
Height: 5'9" (by approximation)
Weight: 150 lbs. (by approximation)
(Daredevil I#597) - An aide to Mayor Wilson Fisk, Steve Cornish heard new deputy mayor Matt Murdock be questioned by reporters, including George Gastineaux, then Steve showed Matt to his new office, where Steve had been instructed to read city regulation manuals to Matt. Foggy Nelson soon interrupted the meeting and Steve excused himself, returning to continue his reading when Foggy left.
(Daredevil I#598) - Steve continued to read binders of material to Matt, who did his best to pay attention.
(Daredevil I#600) - After Mayor Fisk was attacked by the Hand, Cornish informed the others in the mayor's office that the by-laws made Matt Murdock the new interim mayor.
(Daredevil I#601) - Cornish repeated the law about Murdock to the mayor's aides, including Wesley Welch and police commissioner Karnik. Murdock arrived to act as mayor and they briefed him on the city's struggle with the Hand. Murdock soon ordered the release of several super heroes that Fisk had had arrested and Welch berated him, leading to Murdock firing Welch.
(Daredevil I#602) - After strategizing with Cornish and Karnik, Murdock declared a state of emergency for the city, shutting down the schools and public transportation. Foggy Nelson arrived and Matt appointed him his new chief of staff.
(Daredevil I#603) - When the Hand unleashed a gas attack on the city, Irwin saw that Murdock had collapsed. Then Father Jordan arrived to help.
(Daredevil I#604) - Jordan ordered Cornish, Blindspot, Nelson, and the others to leave the room. Soon, Mayor Fisk returned to claim his position, shocking the others.
(Daredevil I#605) - Fisk soon collapsed under the strain of his injuries, and Cornish confirmed that Murdock was still mayor, though he felt underqualified to make these decisions as an intern.
Comments: Created by Charles Soule (writer) & Stefano Landini (artist).
Profile by Chadman.
Steve Cornish should not be confused with:
(Daredevil I#597) - A reporter for the Times, George Gastineaux asked Matt Murdock why he had taken a position of deputy mayor working for Wilson Fisk when the two of them had an adversarial history.
(Daredevil I#598 - BTS) - When Muse blanketed the city with art displays of super heroes on government buildings, Mayor Wilson Fisk ordered Commissioner Karnik to set traps for Muse.
(Daredevil I#601) - Commissioner Karnik met with city workers Wesley Welch and Steve Cornish to learn that Matt Murdock was to be the acting mayor after Mayor Fisk was wounded by the Hand. Karnik brought Murdock up to date on the city's coordinated attack against the Hand. Murdock soon ordered the release of several super heroes that Fisk had had arrested.
(Daredevil I#602) - After strategizing with Cornish and Karnik, Murdock declared a state of emergency for the city, shutting down the schools and public transportation. Foggy Nelson was appointed the new chief of staff.
(Daredevil I#604) - Murdock, with Father Jordan, had Karnik coordinate intel to find where the Hand was stationed. Soon, Mayor Fisk returned to claim his position, shocking the others.
(Daredevil I#605) - The Beast of the Hand led his forces to City Hall, demanding the police surrender Samuel Chung to him. Blindspot revealed that he was Chung, and that he had killed Muse. Nalini Karnik stood her ground against the Beast, and they were soon joined by Daredevil, Spider-Man, Elektra, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and the Ordo Draconum. The Beast was soon defeated.
--Daredevil I#598 ([Daredevil I#598], 601-602, 604-605
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Daredevil I#597, p5, pan1 (main)
Daredevil I#597, p6, pan2 (2nd)
Daredevil I#597, p3, pan3 (George Gastineaux)
Daredevil I#601, p14, pan5 (Commissioner Karnik)
Daredevil I#597 (March, 2018) - Charles Soule (writer), Stefano Landini (artist), Jordan White (editor)
Daredevil I#598 (April, 2018) - Charles Soule (writer), Ron Garney (artist), Jordan White (editor)
Daredevil I#600 (May, 2018) - Charles Soule (writer), Ron Garney (artist), Jordan White (editor)
Daredevil I#601-602 (June-July, 2018) - Charles Soule (writer), Mike Henderson (artist), Jordan White (editor)
Daredevil I#603-605 (July-September, 2018) - Charles Soule (writer), Mike Henderson (artist), Jordan White (editor)
First Posted: 03/04/2020
Last updated: 03/04/2020
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