Wilson Fisk is a True Villain Because He is Incapable of Appreciating Art


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Daredevil, Wilson Fisk, season 3

Kingpin is one of Marvel’s best known villains for a reason; he is a mortal man who pits himself against superheroes and often succeeds, an indomitable figure that should never be crossed. His portrayal on Daredevil by Vincent D’Onofrio has only served to elevate the character’s stature—D’Onofrio has imbued Wilson Fisk with fury and purpose, but also with idiosyncrasies and vulnerabilities that enrich the viewer’s understanding of what it means to be a man who wants to shape the world by the force of sheer brutality and might.

But he has no idea how to decorate an apartment.

Kingpin made his big comeback in the latest season of Daredevil, and the character work laid in his first season introduction bore out in some fascinating directions, tracking his long-game return to the New York City underworld. But perhaps the most integral of all these avenues was a clear indictment ...

Daredevil, Wilson Fisk, season 1
Daredevil, Wilson Fisk, season 1
Daredevil, Wilson Fisk, season 3
Daredevil, Wilson Fisk, season 3
Daredevil, Wilson Fisk, season 3
Daredevil, Wilson Fisk, season 3