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Elektra: Assassin
Story by: Frank Miller
Artwork by: Bill Sienkiewicz

Artwork Medium: watercolor on paper
Date Created: 1985/1986

Publication Date: August 1986
Publisher:EPIC Comics, Marvel Comics Group

Original Art Size: 11"x17"

Printed Size: 7"x10"

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Definition:

Elektra, in Greek mythology the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra. She helped her brother Orestes to avenge their father's murder by killing their mother and Clytemnestra's lover.

From the Greek meaning literally "bright, beaming" from elektor "sun".

Definition:

Assassin, a killer. From the Arabic hasasin, literally "hashish users," denoting a group of 11th-century Ismaili Muslims who murdered Christian leaders.

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