For the 1992 direct-to-video film of the same name by Cannon Pictures, see American Samurai American Samurai
is an anti-villain in the Marvel Comics
Fictional character biography
A so-far unnamed American soldier was somehow empowered by a mystical samurai spirit which gave him superhuman skills. Even the soldier's aging process was slowed because of this event. After World War II
was over, the Samurai grew angry at the way America was evolving. He attacked a police force who were just apprehending a gang known as the Clowns. The Samurai knocked all of the officers out and slaughtered all of the members of the Clowns by himself, refusing to let their injustice continue.
both saw the Samurai fighting a local gang of thugs, they read some information about him. Wanting to stop the Samurai from killing any more people, they sought him out by disguising themselves as members of the Clowns. The Samurai was stunned that the Clowns still "existed", fought the both Murdock and Elektra but when he realized he was outnumbered, the Samurai fled.
Daredevil and Elektra followed the Samurai to his apartment, but when he noticed their appearance he teleported away. The Samurai teleported to the Sing-Sing Penitentiary, where he let out all of its prisoners but only to kill them. When Elektra and Daredevil eventually located the Samurai, he was defeated and begged to perform "seppuku". The two heroes let him. The Samurai wrote the Sacred Koan... Read More