Criminal And Crimefighter Conversations #21
Nestra On Her Character Being In The Blind Fury’s TV Series/ The Previous Blind Fury & Her Movies
Honestly, Nestra (who is my version of Elektra who you can see in season 2 of Daredevil) here was a hard nut to crack. Let’s start with her name. So the name Elektra comes from the Greek tragedy of the same name describe by Wikipedia as being “set in the city of Argos a few years after the Trojan war, it recounts the tale of Electra and the vengeance that she and her brother Orestes take on their mother Clytemnestra and step father Aegisthus for the murder of their father, Agamemnon”. From this comes the psychological term the Electra complex which I’m not going into. So anyways I shortened the name Clytemnestra to Nestra.
For each of these characters I try to come up with a voice and a “twist” to the character. Both took a while for Nestra. I decided to make her Spanish because I know of Elektra best from when she was in “Wolverine” when he was feral, and to me she looked Spanish. Then I sorta read up on her life and saw how screwed up it was and came up with the idea that she’d for some odd reason view her life as a comedy and have really bad ideas for movies about it.
That’s it for this week. Next Monday there will be a new Q-boy comic and Tuesday-Thurday new Criminal And Crimefighter Conversations. See ya then and hope you enjoy!
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