Quote1 Yes, Elektra, you are neither the first foreigner nor the first female to join our ranks. Quote2

Appearing in "Hajime No Ippo, "The First Step," Chapter 1"

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  • Unnamed Portugese merchant (Only appearance; dies)[1]

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Synopsis for "Hajime No Ippo, "The First Step," Chapter 1"

A member of the Hand relates to Elektra the origin of their dark order.

Solicit Synopsis

The Hand - few names have ever instilled such terror in the very soul of the Marvel Universe! Elektra witnesses a mystic ceremony that leads her to the never-before-revealed origin of The Hand, the world's most deadly assassins! In feudal Japan, a single murder fuels one young samurai's struggle for dominance - a struggle that will lead to the inception of this immortal ninja clan. And when a foreign merchant sends his beautiful daughter to learn the ways of the warrior, a cycle is set in motion that will change the Marvel Universe... forever.


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See Also


  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks

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