||FEATURE: Daredevil; GUESTS: Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; VILLAINS: The Owl [1st; Leland Owlsley]; "Sad Sam" Simms (1st); "Ape" Horgon (1st)
||A wealthy and ruthless financier is exposed as a criminal and begins his reign as the Owl; The Owl hires Matt Murdock to get him out of his legal troubles; The Owl gathers a gang, traps DD and Karen and begins his bid to rule the underworld; DD escapes and takes the Owl down.
||Owl's real name is not given in this issue; Daredevil fashions a hood as part of his costume where he can keep his street clothes, but it only survives into the first half of issue #3. Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.
||in Marvel Super-Heroes (Marvel, 1967 series) #23 (November 1969); in Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #17; in Essential Daredevil (Marvel, 2002 series) #1; in Incredibile Devil, L' (Editoriale Corno, 1970 series) #3