Black Widow: Deadly Origin by Paul Cornell, John Paul Leon, Tom Raney, Adi Granov

112 pages first pub 2010 (editions)

fiction comics adventurous fast-paced


Before she steals the world's heart in Iron Man II, get caught in the wicked web of Marvel's sexiest and deadliest super-spy! She's been everything from a Russian espionage agent to a Champion to an Avenger... now a skeleton from Natalia Romanova'...

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Community Reviews Summary of 248 reviews


adventurous 88%
dark 33%
mysterious 22%
emotional 11%
hopeful 11%
lighthearted 11%
relaxing 11%
sad 11%
tense 11%


fast 80%
medium 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 55% | A mix: 33% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 30% | No: 20% | N/A: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 44%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | N/A: 14% | Yes: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 42% | No: 14%

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