With next month’s debut of Daredevil on Netflix, Marvel’s answer to Batman will be gaining a whole new audience.  A great many people completely unfamiliar with the character will soon be binge watching the adventures of comic’s greatest blind lawyer.  

 

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As more and more is revealed about the character and his origins there’s a risk that much like the astonishingly ill-informed Kanye West fans who tweeted asking who Paul McCartney was,

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we may start seeing tweets like this…

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So as a public service, let me set the record straight.  TMNT paid tribute, homage, ripped off – whatever you want to call it, to Daredevil – not the other way around.

The "tribute" began at the beginning.  The radioactive waste the blinded a young Matt Murdock and gave him his hyper-senses is the same ooze that created the turtles!
The tribute began at the beginning. The radioactive waste the blinded a young Matt Murdock and gave him his hyper-senses is the same ooze that created the turtles!
The tributes continue...a young Matt is trained by a mysterious blind man named Stick - the turtle's mentor?  Splinter.
The tributes continue…a young Matt is trained by a mysterious blind man named Stick – the turtle’s mentor? Splinter.
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It doesn’t end there! Daredevil frequently fights a gang of ninjas known as “The Hand”…the turtles battle “The Foot”.

 

 

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