- Stan Lee: Daredevil's original creator makes his cameo as the man whom young Matt Murdock stops from crossing the street. Wrote Daredevil (1964-1969).
- Kirby, the lab assistant played by Kevin Smith (see final item): Comic book artist Jack Kirby (assorted Daredevil covers in 1964-1968).
- Father Everett: Bill Everett, Daredevil's original artist (drew first issue of Daredevil in 1964, then assorted covers 1966-1972).
- Jose Quesada (the rapist): Joe Quesada, editor in chief of Marvel Comics, and artist of Daredevil 1998-2000.
- Colan (a boxer): Gene Colan, another Daredevil artist 1966-1974.
- John Romita (the boxer that Jack Murdock is supposed to dive against): John Romita Sr. Sr. was a Daredevil artist in 1966 and John Romita Jr. was a DD artist 1988-1990.
- Kane (a thug): Gil Kane, Daredevil cover artist 1971=1978.
- Miller, Mack, Bendis (other boxers): Frank Miller, writer/artist 1979-1983, David Mack, artist 1999-2001, and Brian Michael Bendis, writer of Daredevil beginning 1999, and was still doing so when the film came out.
- and Kevin Smith, author whose Daredevil work is collected in "Daredevil Visionaries: Kevin Smith," appears as the lab assistant Kirby, named for another artist mentioned above.