Looking at five Black Widow comics perfect for a Scarlett Johansson solo flick
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The Itsy-Bitsy Spider
One way to explore Natasha’s history without getting stranded in Flashbacksville would be to show the present day origin story of another Black Widow on the big screen. Our Black Widow could learn that the Russians are still manufacturing soldiers with a certain skillset, thus introducing audiences to the cunning and decidedly dastardlier Yelena Belova. Natasha’s spent a lot of time onscreen playing off her past; in a confrontation with Yelena, Natasha would have to confront her own dark past to try to save the new Black Widow from her programming.