Real Name: Wilson Fisk
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In the Ultimate Marvel continuity, Kingpin remained mostly unchanged. He is still a large, thick-set bald man who usually wears a white suit and carries a cane. He is the head of New York corporate crime, a ruthless murderer and notorious for bribing his way out of any prosecution. He has a reputation for simply owning many parts of New York, such as the McDonalds in Times Square. His employees include Electro, Elektra and the Enforcers. In the Ultimate universe, his wife Vanessa Fisk also exists but is in a comatose state. The Kingpin is trying to remedy this with an ancient tablet that he had stolen. Unfortunately for the Kingpin, it was stolen and lost by the Black Cat as revenge. It is unclear why Vanessa is in a coma. He also finds competition in another crimelord called Hammerhead, and manages to play his enemy against Spider-Man, Black Cat, Moon Knight, Iron Fist, and Shang-Chi.
Captain Jeanne De Wolfe was secretly working for the crimelord before being killed by the Punisher. The Kingpin was seen mourning of her death in Ultimate Spider-Man Annual #2, possibly indicating an affair. Her death came at the end of a play for territory by another crime boss, the Kangaroo, who was taken into custody.
The Kingpin purchases the holding firm GG Enterprises, which owns the company that carries the licencing rights of the Spider-Man movie franchise. By purchasing the GG, Kingpin now technically owns Spider-Man's likeness. After Iron Fist betrayed the Ultimate Knights team's intentions to him, he had Spider-Man captured and waves this information in front of him, citing it as the only reason he would allow Spider-Man to continue to roam free. At the same time, he has Moon Knight assaulted and taken away, and torches Daredevil's offices. In retaliation, a crazed Daredevil breaks into Fisk's offices and threatens to murder his comatose wife by snapping her neck. As Kingpin pleads with Daredevil not to turn something that he only saw as 'business' into something personal, Spider-Man and the rest of the Knights persuade Daredevil to let her go on the condition that Fisk leaves the country. Daredevil grudgingly agrees.
Fisk, furious that the heroes had broken into his house and threatened his wife, orders their deaths, and that Spider-Man's school to be blown up while class is in session. Unfortunately for Fisk, the Moon Knight (who Fisk had ordered assassinated) escapes death from the Kingpin's men and turns himself in, saying the Kingpin ordered his kill. As such, Fisk is arrested as he tries to leave the country.
The Ultimate version of this character is not an alternate identity of the regular Marvel character as the Ultimate universe is a distinct reality.
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First Appearance: Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) #9
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Official Handbook of the Ultimate Marvel Universe 2005: The Fantastic Four & Spider-Man (2005)
Ultimate Elektra (2004)
#1 Ultimate Origins (2008)
- 'Devil's Due: Part 1'#2
- 'Devil's Due: Part 2'#3
- 'Devil's Due: Part 3'#4
- 'Devil's Due: Part 4'#5
- 'Devil's Due: Part 5'
Ultimate Spider-Man (2000)
Annual 02#9 Ultimate Spider-Man (2002)
- 'Meet the Enforcers'#10
- 'The Worst Thing'#11
- 'Battle Royal'#35
- 'Suspended / Men of Influence'#48
- 'Cat Fight'#53
- 'Carnage: Part 3'#79
- 'Warriors: Part 1'#80
- 'Warriors: Part 2'#82
- 'Warriors: Part 4'#85
- 'Warriors: Part 7'#106
- 'Ultimate Knights: Part 1'#107
- 'Ultimate Knights: Part 2'#108
- 'Ultimate Knights: Part 3'#109
- 'Ultimate Knights: Part 4'#110
- 'Ultimate Knights: Part 5'#151#153
#21 Ultimate Spider-Man (2009)
- 'The Birth Of Venom!'#34
#1 Ultimate Spider-Man and X-Men (2005)
- 'The New World According to Peter Parker: Part 1'
- 'The Kiss Of Death!'
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