JERRY "THE WHALE" SABINI
Real Name: Gerald James Sabini
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
Base of Operations: New York City, New York,
First Appearance: Daredevil I#295 (August,
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)
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
legal troubles, Sabini offered to bail him out and give him a place to
retrieved Kingpin's effects from Maltese, including his diamond-tipped
I#300) – Sabini picked up Kingpin and
returned him to his business with the name Gerald James Sabini on the
Kingpin thanked him for his help but then Sabini said that Kingpin
serving him from now on. Furious, Kingpin grabbed his cane and beat
death with it just as Sabini's men, including Henry, rushed in, finding
Comments: Created by D.G. Chichester, Lee
Weeks and Al Williamson.
Profile by Chadman.
Jerry "The Whale" Sabini should not be confused with:
(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#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.
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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)
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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