Marvel is setting up the wedding of (and new costumes for) Daredevil and Elektra

Daredevil #4 promo art
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Update: Marvel Comics is teasing something big for October 12's Daredevil #4, with a new promo image showing Matt Murdock and Elektra, the two heroes currently operating as Daredevil, with the text "New costumes and a new bond. Don't miss a major turning point in Matt Murdock and Elektra's relationship."

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What does that mean? Well, we're betting it goes back to August's Daredevil #2/#650, in which Matt Murdock revealed he's about to marry Elektra as part of the formation of The Fist, their secret society dedicated to destroying the evil ninja clan known as The Hand.

Read on for all the details about how the engagement of Elektra and Matt Murdock was initially revealed.

Original story follows:

August 17's Daredevil #2 marks the legacy-numbered Daredevil #650 with a story uniting notable Daredevil creators from across the character's nearly 60 years in the Marvel Universe with the current creative team of Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto, and Matthew Wilson.

And to say Zdarsky and Checchetto make the most of the legacy number and all-star jam - which features contributions from Rafael DeLatorre, Alex Maleev, Paul Azaceta, Phil Noto, Chris Samnee, Klaus Janson, Mike Hawthorne, John Romita Jr., and Scott Hanna - with some big developments is an understatement. Matt Murdock receives a particularly harrowing revelation about his past while a major development for Daredevil's future is also revealed.

Spoilers ahead for Daredevil #650

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Daredevil #2/#650's main story picks up just where Daredevil #1 left off, with Matt Murdock preparing to leave New York behind, and depart on a worldwide quest to rid the world of the Hand alongside Elektra (more on that in a moment).

As revealed last issue, an old classmate of Matt's, Robert 'Goldy' Goldman, with whom he attended law school, is actually a self-proclaimed "Guardian Angel" for Daredevil, undertaking acts to manipulate the events of Matt's life to turn him into a "better hero" - all while wielding a seemingly divine power and operating under a guiding voice who Goldy believes to be the voice of God.

As Daredevil and Goldy fight, Goldy reveals his behind-the-scenes hand in manipulating the events of numerous notable Daredevil stories.

But what comes at the end of their encounter is even more of a shock - as Matt reveals through his narration that to form the Fist, the counter-organization that is fated to defeat the Hand, he and Elektra are about to be married.

Mr. and Mrs. Daredevil?

The story continues in Daredevil #3, on sale September 14.

As it turns out, Daredevil's secret 'Guardian Angel' has had a manipulative hand in some of the best Daredevil stories of all time.

George Marston

I've been Newsarama's resident Marvel Comics expert and general comic book historian since 2011. I've also been the on-site reporter at most major comic conventions such as Comic-Con International: San Diego, New York Comic Con, and C2E2. Outside of comic journalism, I am the artist of many weird pictures, and the guitarist of many heavy riffs. (They/Them)