The following contains spoilers for Reckless #5, now on sale from Marvel Comics.
Reckless #5 sees Matt Murdock/Daredevil take down an Avenger and steal his gun in the process.
Written by Chip Zdarsky and Illustrated by marco chechettoFeaturing colors by Matthew Wilson and lettering by VC’s Clayton Cowles, the issue sees the Man Without Fear take on John Walker/US Agent. After defeating Walker, Daredevil takes his shield and adds it to his collection of weapons.
Picking up after events Reckless Volume 6 and the devil kingdom crossover event, the current Reckless run finds the titular hero leading the Fist, an organization of assassins dedicated to defeating the Hand. This put Matt on a collision course with the Punisher, who is the new leader of the Hand.
As the new leader of the Fist, despite having strong feelings for Kirsten McDuffie, Matt was forced to marry Elektra Natchios to fulfill the prophecy that the King and Queen of the Fist will play a vital role in defeating the Hand. “I love Kirsten. I love Elektra. Life is complicated,” Matt told himself in an internal monologue in issue #4.
Created by Stan Lee and Bill Everett, Matt Murdock/Daredevil made his comic book debut in April 1964. Reckless #1. The son of boxer Jack Murdock, Matt was blinded as a child by a radioactive substance that fell from a spiraling truck. Although he lost his eyesight, his other senses were greatly enhanced. After his father was murdered by mobsters for refusing to pick a fight, Matt dedicated his life to fighting crime in New York City, specifically in his hometown of Hell’s Kitchen, as a lawyer by day and night superhero.
Created by Mark Gruenwald and Paul Neary, John Walker / US Agent made his comic book debut in November 1986. Captain America #323. After being discharged from the United States Army, John looks for other ways to serve his country. He connects with the Power Broker, who gives him a serum that grants him superhuman abilities. A more rash and reactionary hero compared to Steve Rogers/Captain America, he begins his superhero career as the corporate Super-Patriot. When Steve dropped out of the role of the Star-Spangled Avenger, John took over the role. Steve would eventually return as Captain America, while John would become the US Agent, even getting his own shield from him. More of an anti-hero than a full-fledged superhero, John has worked with the Avengers, as well as the Dark Avengers and the Thunderbolts.