‘Echo’ Post-Credit Scene Explained: Here’s How It’s Connected to ‘Daredevil: Born Again’

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All five episodes of ‘Echo’ are now available, showcasing Maya Lopez reconciling with her family and confronting Kingpin in a climactic battle. Surprisingly, the confrontation ends in a draw as Maya, choosing not to take Kingpin’s life, opts instead to heal him. While the concluding scene revolves around Echo and her family, the show includes a noteworthy post-credit scene that could be linked to ‘Daredevil: Born Again.’ Let’s delve into its significance.

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  • The post-credit scene in ‘Echo’ strongly suggests that Kingpin is gearing up for a mayoral run in New York City.
  • This development could potentially connect to ‘Daredevil: Born Again,’ considering the theme of reinvention for both Matt and Wilson in the upcoming show.

‘Echo’ concludes with a post-credit scene focused on Kingpin

Post-credit scenes have become a staple in the MCU since ‘WandaVision,’ but ‘Echo’ stands out with a seamlessly connected scene. In the final clash, Maya taps into her mother’s healing powers, delving into Kingpin’s memories and seemingly prompting a transformation. Kingpin confronts painful recollections, including his father’s abuse and his monstrous actions witnessed by young Maya.

Maya is in tears as Kingpin’s painful memories unfold, emanating compassion. However, Kingpin’s screams reveal his resistance to becoming what Maya envisions—a hero. He vehemently asserts his identity as a monster, suggesting that goodness is beyond his grasp.

Upon returning to reality, Kingpin kneels with Maya, questioning the effects of her actions. Instead of resorting to violence, both parties avoid bloodshed, with Kingpin deciding to leave for New York.

The post-credit scene shifts to Kingpin in his private plane, organizing a meeting with his criminal associates. The discussion likely centers around the challenges arising from Echo’s departure and her interference with his operations. Meanwhile, Kingpin contemplates the New York mayoral race, influenced by news commentators discussing the need for a tenacious leader unafraid to use force for the city’s welfare.

Following the TV segment, Kingpin appears contemplative, suggesting a genuine consideration of entering the mayoral race.

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Post-Credit scene hints at potential ‘Daredevil: Born Again’ Storyline

The ‘Echo’ post-credit scene hints at Kingpin’s role in ‘Daredevil: Born Again,’ confirming the series as a reboot of the original Daredevil universe in the MCU. With Matt gearing up for a new legal venture and Kingpin’s return, a fresh dynamic emerges.

The scene suggests Kingpin may run for Mayor, aligning with the iconic comic plot where he antagonizes vigilantes. Matt, seeking reinvention, accepts the role of Fisk’s deputy mayor, aiming to undermine criminal activities. The Hand assault leads to Kingpin’s coma, making Matt the acting mayor. Post-recovery, Matt secures Fisk’s promise to end hostilities against vigilantes, a key aspect in the ‘Born Again’ narrative.

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