A Silver Age Wally Wood classic! In the same day and age when Frank Sinatra was watching his true love, Ava Gardner, run to the arms of a matador, Daredevil was having problems with his own bullfighter. "The Mysterious Masked Matador" makes life for the Man Without Fear very hard indeed as he pursues his life of crime. In the middle of a busy New York street, the Matador faces down an armored payroll truck. And although DD is able to break up the robbery in progress, a window-washer in distress distracts our hero long enough for the bullfighting badman to escape.
Then when Matt Murdock agrees to accompany the beautiful Karen Page (dressed as a Cleopatra every bit as hot as Elizabeth Taylor) to a costume party, Daredevil again clashes with the Matador who is trying to empty the homeowner's safe. But the swashbuckling villain makes such a spectacle of DD's defeat that children begin to idolize the Matador over ole Hornhead. Unable to bear the thought of children emulating this crook, DD tracks down his true identity and through his alter ego, Matt Murdock, tells the press he can prove the Matador is actually Daredevil. His ruse works and soon his foe arrives at Murdock's office to steal back his thunder. But DD takes the chance to defeat the Spaniard in a high-pitched rooftop battle and set the public record straight. This lesson in how crime doesn't pay is provided by Stan Lee.