The Chaste
Publication information
PublisherMarvel Comics
First appearanceDaredevil #187 (October 1982)
Created byFrank Miller
In-story information

The Chaste is a fictional heroic mystical martial arts enclave appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The organization was depicted as being led by Stick, who was created by Frank Miller in the pages of Daredevil.[1]

The Chaste appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series Daredevil and the miniseries The Defenders.

Publication history

The Chaste was created by writer/artist Frank Miller, and first appeared in Daredevil #187 (October 1982).[2]

The Chaste live in a remote wilderness location that can only be accessed by climbing "the Wall," a sheer cliff. The climb also serves as an entrance exam – those who fail the climb are not considered worthy. The primary function of the Chaste is to combat the Hand, an evil ninja group dominated by a demon.[volume & issue needed]


In the story arc detailing Elektra's death and resurrection, the members of the Chaste are listed as:

In other media




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  2. ^ DeFalco, Tom; Sanderson, Peter; Brevoort, Tom; Teitelbaum, Michael; Wallace, Daniel; Darling, Andrew; Forbeck, Matt; Cowsill, Alan; Bray, Adam (2019). The Marvel Encyclopedia. DK Publishing. p. 83. ISBN 978-1-4654-7890-0.
  3. ^ Perry, Spencer (November 2, 2016). "Scott Glenn, Rachael Taylor, and Rosario Dawson Confirmed for The Defenders". Archived from the original on November 4, 2016. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  4. ^ Sobolov, David [@@volobos] (July 28, 2015). "Here's my 'secret' scene from last year's season @Marvel's @Daredevil – I'm the voice of Stone" (Tweet). Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved March 3, 2016 – via Twitter.
  5. ^ Turner, Brad (director); Douglas Petrie (writer) (April 10, 2015). "Stick". Marvel's Daredevil. Season 1. Episode 7. Netflix.
  6. ^ Lyn, Euros (director); Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and Douglas Petrie (writer) (March 18, 2016). "The Dark at the End of the Tunnel". Marvel's Daredevil. Season 2. Episode 12. Netflix.
  7. ^ Clarkson, S.J. (director); Douglas Petrie & Marco Ramirez (writer) (August 18, 2017). "The H Word". Marvel's The Defenders. Season 1. Episode 1. Netflix.
  8. ^ Abraham, Phil (director); Douglas Petrie & Marco Ramirez (writer) (August 18, 2017). "Royal Dragon". The Defenders. Season 1. Episode 4. Netflix.