Blake Tower

Blake Tower
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Daredevil #124 (August 1975)
Created by
In-story information
Alter ego Blake Tower

Blake Tower is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character exists within the mainstream Marvel Universe.

Publication history

Blake Tower first appeared in Daredevil #124 and was created by Marv Wolfman and Bob Brown.

Fictional character biography

Born in New York, Blake Tower became a brilliant lawyer and opened his own law firm. After watching the clash between Daredevil and the new Torpedo, Tower competed with Foggy Nelson for election as district attorney, and his campaign won in a landslide. Among his first tasks was the official presentation of the computer W.H.O. (Worldwide Habitual Offender) Dr. Armstrong Smith.

After a brief meeting with the Heroes for Hire, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, Tower dealt with the acquittal of Spider-Man against charges for the death of George Stacy and Norman Osborn. He also tried to help Spider-Man against the attacks of J. Jonah Jameson, Spencer Smythe and the Spider-Slayer.

Subsequently Tower collected the deposition of Captain America regarding a case involving Batroc the Leaper. This made him several enemies in criminal circles and he became the target of a hit man, only being saved by the intervention of Luke Cage and Iron Fist. Tower participated in trials against Boomerang and Punisher, afterwards convincing the supervillain Slyde to work with and engage his former employer for money laundering. After the murder of colleague Jean DeWolff, Tower assisted in the process of the only suspect, the Sin-Eater and the dissolution of Heroes for Hire, meanwhile following procedures to bring the body of Ned Leeds to the United States.

After a long association with She-Hulk which ended because of the heroine's hectic life, Tower participated in the trial of Peter Parker during the Clone Saga.[1]

Tower later participated in the trial of Winter Soldier for his previous actions.[2]

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