When it is time to introduce a new character to a hero's rogue gallery, what is the best route to go? Introduce an Asian female with a connection to the hero's main villain, of course!! Hence, Lady Bullseye!!!
Matt Murdock takes Dakota North to see Danny Rand, aka the Immortal Iron Fist, for a little massage action. Although Danny is quite American, he picked up the touch of the East while studying aboard (heh, get it?) and is able to start Dakota on the path to healing her injured shoulder. Watching from high above is a sexy little Asian minx with a love of tight outfits and hair pins. Who is this spandex clad kitsune and what does she want with Murdock? Cue the flashback!
The original Bullseye is shown many years ago in Tokyo wrecking havoc through a Yakuza warehouse. Off in the corner, caged up like a little Shiba Inu, young Lady Bullseye watched with glee from her prison as he laid waste to her captors. He was not there to free her of course, but she instantly became enamored with this agent of death. She made her escape and excavated the throat of one of her guards who was attempting to put her back in her cage. Apparently being locked in a small cage with a bunch of other girls will make you an extreme feminist because she vowed to never let another man touch her without permission.
Back in the present time, Murdock and Dakota continue their stroll through a park. He hears some muggers under the bridge and leaps into action. LB is laying waste to some thugs in an alley who I can only assume asked if they could touch her chibusas. She keeps one thug alive so he can tell everyone else who killed his crew. She returns to her master, Lord Hirochi, and her plan is to take out the Immortal Iron Fist and the Black Tarantula. Logan and 'the Old Man' are sighted as targets as well, but Murdock is supposed to be left alone. Matt and Dakota do a little kung fu foreplay before he plants one on her in the middle of the dojo. A little bedroom braille session later and Matt wakes up with another notch on his bedpost. Matt, still married to an institutionalized Milla, has post affair regret and it doesn't get any better when the newspaper screams the headline "Daredevil A Killer Claims Witness".
Quick Analysis: It's about time Daredevil got a new villain introduced. Bendis and Brubaker have had a lot of fun and gotten a lot of miles out of bringing back pretty much his entire rogue's gallery for people who never used to read Daredevil but now I think they have finally run out of people. I never consider Echo a villain, because she pretty much turned out to be good soon after her first appearance. With Lady Bullseye, she is pure violence through and through. Brubaker has a way of weaving a connecting back story that takes a while to develop (see his work on Captain America) so the little hints of Logan being on the list is intriguing. I hope they keep her around for a while instead of just being a cipher to get through a story arc.
As for Daredevil, is there a bigger pimp in the Marvel Universe? He lays more pipe than an Alaskan oil worker. Too bad the dude can't see because he was an incredible batting average for someone without sight. You would think a few uglies would fall in there but he keeps a pretty good hotness quotient in his conquests. Never thought I would be jealous of a blind lawyer with superhuman abilities who appears in a comic book.
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