Black Widow (Natasha Romanova)

The Religious Affiliation of
Black Widow
Natasha Romanova

Religion: Russian Orthodox Communist (lapsed) CBR Scale: I

Name: Black Widow

Alter Ego: Natasha Romanova

Other Names: Black Widow II; Natasha Romanoff; Natalia "Natasha" Alianovna Romanova; Laura Matthers; Natasha Shostakova; Nancy Rushman; Nadine Roman; Oktober; Ebon Flame

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Tales of Suspense (vol. 1) #52 (Apr. 1964): "The Crimson Dynamo Strikes Again!"

Creators: Stan Lee, Don Rico (as N. Korok), Don Heck

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 1,789

   Comic Book Appearances: 1,781

   TV, Film Appearances: 5

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 3

Teams/Affiliations: Lady Liberators; Marvel Knights; The Avengers; The Champions; The Ultimates

Nation: Russia

Birth Place: Stalingrad, Russia

Race: white

Gender: female

Black Widow (Natasha Romanova) Black Widow (Natasha Romanova)

This character is in the following 363 stories which have been indexed by this website:
A+X #2 (Jan. 2013): "Black Widow + Rogue" (lead character)
Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel #1 (Jan. 2009): "Part One"
Amazing Adventures
The Avengers
Avengers Finale #1 (Jan. 2005)
Avengers Unplugged #3 (Feb. 1996): "Ladies Nite" (lead character)
Avengers: A Marvel Treasury (1982): "Behold... the Vision!"
Avengers: The Initiative
Battle Scars #6 (June 2012)
Bizarre Adventures #25 (Mar. 1981): "I Got the Yo-Yo... You Got the String" (lead character)
Black Widow & The Marvel Girls
Black Widow
Black Widow: Deadly Origin
Black Widow: The Things They Say About Her
Captain America
Captain America and the Secret Avengers
Captain America: Reborn
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
The Cat #4 (June 1973): "Stampede!" (cameo)
The Champions
Civil War: Battle Damage Report #1 (Mar. 2007)
Contest of Champions II
Daredevil: Ninja #1 (Dec. 2000): "Daredevil: Ninja: Part 1" (cameo)
The Daredevils #1 (Jan. 1983): "Marked for Murder!" (mentioned in text & seen in picture)
Darkhawk #33 (Nov. 1993): "Burial at Sea!"
Deadpool (vol. 3) #900 (Dec. 2009): untitled introductory text page (mentioned)
The Defenders (vol. 1) #7 (Aug. 1973): "War Below the Waves!" (cameo)
Enter the Heroic Age #1 (July 2010): "Coppelia" (lead character)
Exiles (vol. 1) #10 (Apr. 2002): "A World Apart: Part 3"
Fury / Black Widow: Death Duty (Feb. 1995): "Death Duty" (lead character)
Gambit and the Champions: From the Marvel Vault #1 (Oct. 2011)
Giant-Size Avengers (vol. 2) #1 (Feb. 2008): "Gossip Girls"
Hulk Smash Avengers #5 (July 2012): "The Conversation"
Iceman (vol. 1) #3 (Apr. 1985): "Quicksand!" (cameo)
Iron Man (vol. 1) #317 (June 1995): "Strange Bedfellows"
The Irredeemable Ant-Man #7 (June 2007): "Uninvited"
Journey Into Mystery
Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload (2013)
Lunatik #1 (Dec. 1995)
The Man-Thing (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1974): "Battle for the Palace of the Gods!" (cameo)
Marvel Age Annual #1 (Jan. 1985)
Marvel Comics Presents
Marvel Fanfare
Marvel Graphic Novel
Marvel Knights
Marvel Knights Sketchbook #Wave 2 (Jan. 1998)
Marvel Knights: Millennial Visions #1 (Feb. 2002): "Children, Children" (lead character)
Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions #1 (June 1982): "A Gathering of Heroes!"
Marvel Super-Heroes #380 (Dec. 1981): "Color Him... the Red Guardian!"
Marvel Team-Up
Marvel Treasury Special, Giant Superhero Holiday Grab-Bag (1974): "...And to All a Good Night" (lead character)
Marvel Two-in-One
Marvel Universe: The End #6 (Aug. 2003): "The Cure"
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (24 Oct. 2006)
The New Avengers
The New Avengers 100 Project (May 2011)
New Avengers: Breakout (2013) (lead character)
Prime Versus the Incredible Hulk #0 (July 1995): "Monsters of Manhattan" (cameo)
Solo Avengers
Strange Tales (vol. 5) #2 (Dec. 2009): "The Black Widow" (lead character)
Super-Villain Team-Up #14 (Oct. 1977): "A World For the Winning!" (cameo)
Tales of Suspense
Ultimate Nightmare
Ultraforce / Avengers #1 (Fall 1995): "Becoming More Like God"
Untold Tales of Spider-Man #17 (Jan. 1997): "Spidey Battles Hawkeye the Marksman!"
What If? (vol. 1) #38 (Apr. 1983): "Daredevil: 2013"
Winter Soldier #1 (Apr. 2012): "The Longest Winter, Part One"
X-Force / Champions Annual '98 (Dec. 1998): "Demon from Within"

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