Real Name: Paulo Scorcese
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Michael Kemp
Enemies: Daredevil (Matt Murdock), Foggy Nelson, Karen Page, Spanner, Trumbull
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Unrevealed
First Appearance: (Unidentified) Daredevil I#229 (April, 1986); (as Paulo) Daredevil I#230 (May, 1986); (as Paulo Scorcese) Daredevil I#231 (June, 1986)
Powers/Abilities: Paulo Scorcese is a fearless criminal with a history of drug trafficking, armed robbery, and murder. He tends to carry a knife and a gun on him. He is quick to hit women and to use violence against police officers.
Height: 6' (by approximation)
Weight: 180 lbs. (by approximation)
(Daredevil I#231 (fb) - BTS) - Paulo Scorcese had a long criminal record for armed robbery, drug-trafficking, and murder, but he successfully evaded police.
(Daredevil I#229) - In Mexico, Paulo saw one of his favorite actresses, Karen Page, begging for drugs. He offered to help her for a cost. She asked to be taken north, and he agreed. When a few men, who worked for the Kingpin, sought to kill Karen, Paulo shot them both and said he hoped she was worth it.
(Daredevil I#230 (fb) - BTS) - Paulo drove Karen north, initiating a physical relationship with her and giving her drugs.
(Daredevil I#230) - Paulo brought Karen into New York City, where she tried to kiss him goodbye, but he expected more from her, so she spent the night in a hotel with him. The next morning, Paulo found Karen missing. Furious, he tracked her down and punched her. He let her go see her friend, but ordered her to return or he'd come to kill her. "You're mine now," he told her, brandishing a knife.
(Daredevil I#231 (fb) - BTS) - When Karen didn't return, Paulo tracked her down, finding her at the home of attorney Foggy Nelson.
(Daredevil I#231) - Paulo waited outside Foggy's apartment menacingly, and Karen soon saw him from the window. When police officers questioned him, Paulo opened fire on the cops. When Karen rushed outside, Paulo smashed her head into a wall, but he was then shot in the shoulder. Killing two cops, Spanner and Trumbull, as he entered the alley, Paulo was then shot in the back and he fell. Karen robbed drugs out of Paulo's pocket as he drew a gun to kill her, but an icicle dislodged by Matt Murdock pierced his shoulder, stopping him. Paulo was arrested as he tried to flee, alongside one of the Kingpin's men, Michael Kemp. Paulo faced several life sentences in prison.
Comments: Created by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli.
Profile by Chadman.
Paulo Scorcese should not be confused with:
(Daredevil I#231) - An employee of the Kingpin, Michael Kemp had a criminal record. He was sent by the Kingpin to kill Karen Page at the apartment of Foggy Nelson. When a gunfight broke out between Paulo Scorcese and police officers, Kingpin, over the phone, ordered Kemp to stand down, but Kemp was arrested when he tried to flee the scene.
(Daredevil I#231) - Officers Spanner and Trumbull, male and female partners who both had spouses and children, got into a shootout with Paulo Scorcese outside the apartment of Foggy Nelson. Both cops were killed by gunshots.
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Daredevil I#231, p11, pan3 (main)
Daredevil I#229, p16, pan6 (2nd, with Karen)
Daredevil I#231, p15, pan4 (Michael Kemp)
Daredevil I#231, p23, pan6 (Spanner and Trumbull)
Daredevil I#229-231 (April-June, 1986) - Frank Miller (writer), David Mazzucchelli (artist), Ralph Macchio (editor)
First Posted: 03/04/2019
Last updated: 03/04/2019
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