Black Widow’s What If Ending Is A Massive Phase 4 Missed Opportunity

Marvel’s What If…? gave Dystopia Black Widow a happily ever after – but sadly it still remains a massive missed opportunity for the entire MCU. This article contains spoilers for Marvel’s What If…? episode 9. Black Widow was given a happily ever after at the end of Marvel’s What If…? episode 9 – and it … Read more

Black Widow’s What If Ending Creates A Loki Plot Hole

What If…? episode 9 gave Dystopia Black Widow her own happy ending – but sadly it introduced an unwitting Loki continuity problem as well! This article contains spoilers for What If…? episode 9. Black Widow’s “happily ever after” ending in Marvel’s What If…? episode 9 accidentally created a plot hole in Loki’s story. The first … Read more

MCU: Black Widow’s 10 Biggest Failures, Ranked

The first female Avenger, Natasha Romanov has been through quite a journey in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Her first appearance in Iron Man 2 may not have completely solidified her character and potential, but that significantly changes with Avengers. Her interrogation of Loki and close connection to Clint Barton make Black Widow well-rounded in terms … Read more

Marvel Confirms Black Widow’s Secret Origin

Marvel Unlimited’s Black Widow Infinity Comic subtly confirms her true comic book origin as Russian royalty, as envisioned by Stan Lee. Warning: this article contains spoilers for Black Widow Infinity Comic #1! Marvel Comics has just confirmed Black Widow‘s secret backstory. Everyone knows the story of Black Widow; how Natasha Romanoff was taken as a … Read more

Black Widow’s 10 Best Friends In The MCU

Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow was one of the more mysterious heroes in the MCU. By the time she sacrificed her life in Avengers: Endgame, there were still aspects about her that audiences didn’t know. But despite her guarded nature, she did allow herself to get close to a few select people. RELATED: 8 Ways Black … Read more

Shang-Chi Repeated Black Widow’s Villain Marketing Problem

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ secondary villains, like Black Widow’s Taskmaster, feature heavily in trailers but have little impact. Warning! Spoilers ahead for Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings. The trailers and marketing for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings featured villains Razor Fist and Death Dealer prominently, however similarly … Read more

Why Shang-Chi Will Beat Black Widow’s Box Office (& What It Means For Marvel)

Shang-Chi & the Legend of the Ten Rings is projected to beat Black Widow at the box office – and that has major implications for Phase 4 going forward. When Disney CEO Bob Chapek confirmed Shang-Chi would have a theatrical-only release, as opposed to Black Widow‘s hybrid release, he clumsily described the approach as an “experiment.” … Read more

Black Widow’s MCU Villain Has An Even More Tragic Comics Origin

While the version of the Taskmaster who was seen in the MCU’s Black Widow film was tragic, the character’s comic origin was even more heartbreaking. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has made numerous changes in adapting the original Marvel Comics for the big screen. One of the most radical was the alteration of Taskmaster from the … Read more

Hawkeye’s Trailer Secretly Explains Black Widow’s Credits Scene

Black Widow’s post-credits teased Yelena Belova will be going after Clint Barton – and the Hawkeye trailer may reveal just why she’s on this mission. The Black Widow post-credits scene set up a confrontation between Yelena Belova and Clint Barton – and Hawkeye‘s trailer may have just explained it. From the very beginning, the promise … Read more

Why Black Widow’s Yelena Is Key To Hawkeye (Not Just To Kill Him)

Marvel has released its first trailer for Hawkeye, and it seem likely that Yelena will play a key role beyond just trying to kill the Avenging Archer. Marvel Studios has just released its first trailer for Hawkeye, and Black Widow’s Yelena Belova will likely play a key role beyond just trying to kill the Avenger. Due … Read more