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Essential Elektra


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Daredevil (first series) #176
Elektra and Daredevil go on the lookout for Stick, an old man who was an instructor to both of them. Kirigi's immortality is tested after Elektra skewers him through the stomach with a sai and later decapitates him.

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Daredevil (first series) #179
After agreeing to become the Kingpin's chief assassin, Elektra gets steamed and snatches Daredevil's foot all up in a bear trap. Still not satisfied, she then tosses a sai through a newspaper reporter's chest.

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Daredevil (first series) #181
Elektra refuses to kill Matt Murdock's partner, Foggy Nelson. Daredevil's nemesis, Bullseye, impales Elektra with her own sai in an attempt to reclaim his title as the Kingpin's chief assassin. Elektra wanders back to Matt Murdock's apartment and "dies." The Daredevil movie was very loosely adapted from parts of this issue.

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Daredevil (first series) #190
Daredevil and friends prevent The Hand from resurrecting Elektra with their ancient ninja black magic. After Daredevil himself fails in bringing Elektra back from the brink, a mysterious cult member named Stone completes the ritual and takes Elektra into hiding.