JERRY "THE WHALE" SABINI

Real Name: Gerald James Sabini

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Criminal

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Chaste (Flame, Spear, Star, Stone), Daredevil (Matt Murdock), Christine Harris, Henry, Joey, Pamela Sennet, Derek Tully;
formerly Kingpin (Wilson Fisk)

Enemies The Hand (Izanami, Jonin, others), Kingpin (Wilson Fisk), Maltese, Typhoid Mary

Known Relatives: Unidentified wife

Aliases: "Jerry"

Base of Operations: New York City, New York, USA

First Appearance: Daredevil I#295 (August, 1991)

Powers/Abilities: Jerry Sabini is a mobster with connections to the criminal underworld, including (former) contact with the Kingpin.

Height: 5'8" (by approximation)
Weight: 160 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown

History: (Daredevil I#296 (fb) – BTS) – Mob boss Jerry "The Whale" Sabini was in league with Wilson Fisk, the Kingpin, and he paid Fisk protection money. Sabini had a wife at home.

(Daredevil I#295 (fb) – BTS) – Sabini was kidnapped by the Hand alongside city commissioner Christine Harris, real estate man Derek Tully and deputy mayor Pamela Sennet.

(Daredevil I#295) – Sabini and the others were strung upside down as Jonin and Izamani of the Hand stated they'd been killing others to unsettle these, their victims, in a long-term plan to gain control of New York City.

(Daredevil I#296) – The strung-up civilians saw the Chaste (Flame, Spear, Star, Stone) arrive to aid Daredevil against the Hand and they cut down the captives after defeating the ninjas. Sabini complained about being treated roughly by the Chaste. Sabini immediately went to Kingpin and complained about his rough treatment. Kingpin, with his man Maltese, began making plans, making Sabini furious, but after he insulted Kingpin, he immediately apologized but Kingpin had Maltese gouge Sabini's eye out in revenge.

(Daredevil I#297 (fb) – BTS) – Kingpin ordered Sabini, now with a bandage over one eye, to put his men to work in smuggling and transporting for Kingpin.

(Daredevil I#297) – Sabini was complaining to his men, including Joey, about Fisk's orders when Typhoid Mary arrived, threatening violence and ripping open the cocaine supply just to make Sabini angry. Daredevil then entered the room with a challenge to Typhoid, who fled after gouging Sabini's already empty eye socket with her thumb.

(Daredevil I#300 (fb) – BTS) – Hearing about the Kingpin's legal troubles, Sabini offered to bail him out and give him a place to live. He retrieved Kingpin's effects from Maltese, including his diamond-tipped cane.

(Daredevil I#300) – Sabini picked up Kingpin and returned him to his business with the name Gerald James Sabini on the door. Kingpin thanked him for his help but then Sabini said that Kingpin would be serving him from now on. Furious, Kingpin grabbed his cane and beat Sabini to death with it just as Sabini's men, including Henry, rushed in, finding his body.

Comments: Created by D.G. Chichester, Lee Weeks and Al Williamson.

Profile by Chadman.

CLARIFICATIONS:
Jerry "The Whale" Sabini should not be confused with:


Henry

(Daredevil I#300) – An employee of the Jimmy "The Whale" Sabini, Henry found Sabini dead at the hands of the Kingpin then went to look at the Kingpin.





--Daredevil I#300


Joey

(Daredevil I#297) – One of Jerry "The Whale" Sabini's men, Joey was complaining about the Kingpin's expectations when Typhoid Mary arrived, threatening violence and ripping open the cocaine supply just to make Sabini angry. Daredevil then entered, challenging her.






--Daredevil I#297


images: (without ads)
Daredevil I#296, p11, pan2 (Jerry Sabini, main)
Daredevil I#295, p15, pan5 (Jerry Sabini, face)
Daredevil I#300, p36, pan1 (Henry)
Daredevil I#297, p12, pan3 (Joey)


Appearances:
Daredevil I#295 (August, 1991) – Dan G. Chichester (writer), Lee Weeks (penciler), Al Williamson (inker), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Daredevil I#296 (September, 1991) – D.G. Chichester (writer), Ron Garney (penciler), Al Williamson (inker), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Daredevil I#297 (October, 1991) – Dan G. Chichester (writer), Lee Weeks (penciler), Al Williamson (inker), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Daredevil I#300 (January, 1991) – Dan G. Chichester (writer), Lee Weeks (penciler), Al Williamson (inker), Ralph Macchio (editor)


First Posted: 06/07/2019
Last updated: 06/07/2019

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