"If you were an orphan, how do you know you were named after Billy the Kid?"
"Attagirl. Well done."
"Lisa, you are way too smart to be your dad's kid."
―Lisa Castle, Frank Castle and Billy Russo[src]

Lisa Barbara Castle was the daughter of Frank and Maria Castle.



"I read at school that she represents everything good about America."
"That's about right."
"Is that why you have to go and fight?"
―Lisa Castle and Frank Castle[src]

Lisa, Frank Jr. and their father onto trip

Born to Frank and Maria Castle, Lisa Castle had lived in family residence within New York City. She spent much time with her father who read her favorite book, "Penny & Dime".[2] Lisa also liked plastic dinosaurs and had a lot of these to play.[3] The day before Frank was sent to Afghanistan, he took his children onto a trip to go and see the Statue of Liberty. He reciting a nonsense poem to them and Frank Jr. said that was stupid. He agreed and asked Lisa to do the second verse of poem. As they looked at the statue, Lisa noted that her teacher told her that it represented everything good about the United States of America which her father agreed with.[4]

Reuniting with Father

"She looks up and sees me. I see her. By God, that's real. That's real, Red. Boom. In an instant, she's across that classroom floor, she's in my arms. She's squeezing me so tight I swear I was gonna bust a rib, you know? We just stayed there like that, we're holding each other."
Frank Castle to Daredevil[src]
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Lisa spent time with her father

The day when Frank returned home, he found Lisa in their yoga class at her school. Upon seeing her father again once again, Lisa charged across her classrooms and into her dad's arms. At night, Lisa pleaded with her father to read her favorite bedtime story 'Penny & Dime', but the emotionally exhausted Castle promised that he would do so the next night.[2]

Trip to Central Park

"They're gonna be too old for this."
"Ah, stop that."
"They're growing up fast."
Frank Castle and Maria Castle[src]
Castles and Russo at park

Lisa at Central Park

As part of Castle family's tradition, Lisa and her family went to the picnic at Central Park to celebrate Frank's return. Their friend Billy Russo joined them. She rode the horse carousal while her parents watched from the distance until Billy and Frank Jr. bought lunch for them to eat. At the table, Russo told the family of he was named after Billy the Kid who was an orphan and used his wits and bravery to survive. After telling the story, Lisa asked how did he know he if was named after Billy the Kid if he was an orphan. Russo replied that she was way too smart to be Frank Castle's child.[5]


"For her, there was never going to be any tomorrow, see. The last time I'd see her, I'd be holding her lifeless body in my arms. Meat was spilling out of her, Red. The place that her face used to be."
Frank Castle to Daredevil[src]

Unbeknownst to the family, a sting operation was arranged by the DA's office to arrest a drug-lord, the Blacksmith. Additionally, William Rawlins decided to have Frank Castle and his family killed by having three gangs (the Kitchen Irish, the Mexican Cartel, and the Dogs of Hell) meet in a shootout to look like it was the cause of their death. Frank hold lifeless body of her daughter in his arms and saw that flesh spilling out of her face.[4][2]

Frank's Nightmares

"Hey! Daddy, look!"
―Lisa Castle to Frank Castle[src]

Being wounded after showdown in Kentucky, Frank imagined a Thanksgiving dinner at Lieberman Residence with both the Castle and Lieberman families. Lisa with Frank Jr. helped Leo and Zach Lieberman to set the table. They all congratulated Frank for his return. After toast, Lisa came to Frank and showed him paper turkeys made by herself. While they celebrated, masked soldiers walk in and surround them. Despite Frank's pleas, they brutally slaughtered all of them, including Lisa.[6]





Appearances for Lisa Castle

In chronological order:


  • In the comics, Lisa Castle was the daughter of Frank Castle who was killed when her family witnessed a gangland execution in Central Park.



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