Real Name: Joe Gettings Jr.

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Homeless

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Eddie Passim

Enemies: Daredevil (Matt Murdock)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City, New York

First Appearance: Daredevil I#319 (August, 1993)

Powers/Abilities: Joe Gettings Jr. is a physically imposing man who, while mentally influenced by Eddie Passim, used a torch to threaten arson.

Height: 6'3" (by approximation)
Weight: 200 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown

(Daredevil I#319 (fb) - BTS) - Joe Gettings Jr., a homeless man, came in contact with Eddie Passim, another homeless man who was also a telepath. This contact caused Gettings to go mad.

(Daredevil I#319) - Gettings grabbed a torch and rushed into a church, ranting about how he had to burn the church down in order to get people to look within themselves. Daredevil disarmed Gettings, so the man attacked the hero, but Gettings was soon defeated. He revealed that Eddie Passim had put the thoughts in his head. Daredevil came across other homeless individuals who had been impacted by Passim, including Phil.

(Daredevil I#320 - BTS) - Passim was also acquainted with Jessie.

Comments: Created by D.G. Chichester (writer), Scott McDaniel (penciler), Hector Collazo & Harry Candelario (inkers).

Profile by Chadman.

Joe Gettings Jr. should not be confused with:


(Daredevil I#320 (fb) - BTS) - Homeless woman Jessie became aware of Eddie Passim, a telepath infecting other homeless people with brainwashing.

(Daredevil I#320) - Daredevil questioned Jessie about Passim just before Silver Sable attacked him. Daredevil made sure Jessie was safe before going on with the fight.

--Daredevil I#320 (320 (fb) - BTS, 320


(Daredevil I#319 (fb) - BTS) - A homeless telepath named Eddie Passim began accidentally mentally manipulating other homeless people around him. Phil came in contact with Eddie and was inspired to cut off his own arm and foot as well as a few fingers.

(Daredevil I#319) - Daredevil brought Phil some soup and questioned him about Passim, then he went to get medical help for Phil.

--Daredevil I#319 (319 (fb) - BTS, 319

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Daredevil I#319, p4, pan1 (main)
Daredevil I#319, p5, pan4 (face)
Daredevil I#319, p20, pan1 (Phil)
Daredevil I#320, p15, pan5 (Jessie)

Daredevil I#319 (August, 1993) - D.G. Chichester (writer), Scott McDaniel (penciler), Hector Collazo, Harry Candelario (inkers), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Daredevil I#320 (September, 1993) - D.G. Chichester (writer), Scott McDaniel (penciler), Avon (inker), Ralph Macchio (editor)

First Posted: 07/11/2019
Last updated: 07/11/2019

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