Black Widow News: THIS ARTICLE WILL CONTAIN SPOILERS FOR THE MARVEL COMICS AS WELL AS SOME MOVIES
Recently, the Black Widow movie was released in theaters. This installment closes the cycle of Scarlett Johansson as the spy under the command of S.H.I.E.L.D. and begins the fourth phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but do you know the differences with her counterpart in the comics?
It is known that Marvel movies are a bit different from their originals. In fact, following the multiverse line, the MCU is also called Earth-199999. Similarly, the main universe of the comics is called Earth-616. We are going to review what is the history of Black Widow in that universe.
WHO IS BLACK WIDOW?
Natalia Alianovna Romanova (Natasha Romanoff) is a former agent of the KGB (the Russian spy agency during the Cold War).
She trained in the Red Room by the Black Widow Ops project to turn her into a super spy. Eventually, she would become part of S.H.I.E.L.D. her after leaving the Soviet Union and, later, would join the group of Avengers.