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She-Hulk’s Daredevil Helmet Secretly Hinted Netflix Show Is Canon

Marvel is secretly hinting that Netflix’s Daredevil show is MCU canon, as Daredevil gets a new helmet in Episode 5 of She-Hulk: Attorney At Law.

Warning: This post contains SPOILERS for She-Hulk Episode 5!

Marvel secretly hints it’s Netflix daredevil Show is canon thanks She-Hulk: Lawyer‘s Daredevil Helmet Reveal. Ever since it was confirmed that Charlie Cox would be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one question has been floating around: if daredevil is MCU canon. Although the series was made with the intention of being set in the same universe as the avenger Movies never crossed over until years after the show ended. With Daredevil set to have a big MCU future, questions about whether the established Netflix backstory and events are still canon remain incredibly important.


Charlie Cox’s Daredevil returns Spider-Man: No Way Home did not contain any real information about the Netflix show’s canon status. The coffee cups shown in the film matched what was seen inside daredevil, but these mugs are also traditionally used in real life in New York. The best sign so far daredevil‘s MCU canon status apparently came in hawk eye, as Kingpin’s cufflinks go straight to the Netflix series. It’s an example of how Marvel Studios seems to be handling the Netflix shows now streaming on Disney+. They loosely connect with them by bringing back the same actors, using small details, and subtly building on where the character’s stories ended without directly referencing the events.

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The appearance of Daredevil’s new helmet in She Hulk Episode 5 continues the trend and hints at it once more daredevil is MCU canon. Viewers may be surprised to learn that Matt Murdock needs someone other than Melvin Potter for his superhero suit. Potter became a close ally throughout the Netflix series, but Matt found someone to make sure his yellow Daredevil suit fits perfectly. daredevil At the end of Season 3, Melvin Potter was arrested for violating his probation. Not knowing how long his sentence was, Matt Murdock reaching out to a superhero fashion designer in Los Angeles could be a by-product of Potter still being in prison.

Daredevil Being MCU Canon complicates its Disney+ Born Again show

Netflix daredevil Showing off MCU canon would be a welcome move for many who love the series and want the events to be canonized. However, it creates some complications for his future, especially with Daredevil: Reborn is coming to Disney+. One of the benefits of Marvel decanonization daredevil from the MCU would create a clean slate. Marvel Studios must take all three seasons of the Netflix series as well the defenders and other Marvel/Netflix shows now included. This limits the types of stories Daredevil: Reborn can say, especially since Season 3 borrowed many elements from the reborn funny stories.

If Marvel does daredevil MCU canon, it means that too Daredevil: Reborn is really season 4 of the original series. It’s been previously described as a soft reboot or continuation of the series, but Marvel has tried to distance the revival from the idea that it is daredevil Season 4. This might help prepare audiences for the expected changes in tone Daredevil: Reborn and his other MCU appearances. Additionally, the Disney+ show could only contain loose connections and references to the original series like the latest in She-Hulk: Lawyer instead of referencing directly daredevil‘s events.

New episodes of She-Hulk: Lawyer Released Thursdays on Disney+.

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