At birth the Black Widow "aka Natasha Romanova" is given to the KGB, which grooms her to become its ultimate operative. When the U.S.S.R. breaks up, the government tries to kill her as the action moves to present-day New York, where she is a freelance operative.
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Black Widow's wrist-mounted tasers are colored yellow. This homages Natasha Romanova's classic Black Widow costume, which was an all-black suit with yellow bracelets. See more
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The Marvel logo turns red and black and takes on an hourglass marking, the traits of a black widow spider. See more