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Play Arts Kai's Black Widow Is Here To Kick Ass And Have Fabulous Hair

Play Arts Kai is back with another crazy entrant to their Marvel Variants line, and—wait. This figure isn’t that crazy. It’s quite restrained, in fact. And kind of totally badass. And it’s Black Widow! Who made this figure, and what have they done with the real Square-Enix? » 7/30/15 10:03am Thursday 10:03am

The "Giggling Granny" Serial Killer Who Smiled All the Way to Prison

Hey, y’all! Meet Nannie Doss. Over a period of nearly 30 years, this cheery serial killer chopped multiple limbs off her own family tree, with body count that’s alleged to include four husbands, her mother, one of her mother-in-laws, her two sisters, two of her children, a grandson, and a nephew. » 7/15/15 7:20pm 7/15/15 7:20pm

Scores of Marvel Fans Cosplay For Better Black Widow Representation

If you’ve been following the long saga that is Black Widow’s place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you’ll know that everyone’s favourite assassin has been getting a short shrift, both on the big screen and on toy shelves. Fans have been angry for a while, but now they’re taking their grievances to the streets. » 6/08/15 8:30am 6/08/15 8:30am

Black Widow Absent From A Toy Based On One Of Her Coolest AoU Moments

The history of Marvel Merchandise’s long, confusing and mostly terrible history with Black Widow’s presence on toy shelves is exactly that: long, confusing, and mostly terrible. But never fear, true believers — somehow toy-based representation of Black Widow can get even worse! Wait, what? » 5/11/15 4:41pm 5/11/15 4:41pm

How To Make Black Widow Truly Awesome, According To Richard K. Morgan

Black Widow’s rise to badassery arguably began in 2004, when Richard K. Morgan wrote a miniseries that revamped her backstory and gave her a much stronger inner life. And now that we’re all talking about Black Widow in the wake of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Morgan has some thoughts about how to achieve her full… » 5/08/15 12:07pm 5/08/15 12:07pm

Will We Finally Get A Black Widow Movie? Plus A Ton More Marvel Rumors

A Star Wars video game offers the briefest of hints about a new The Force Awakens location. Doctor Who casts a god. Learn more about Tomorrowland. Camren Bicondova talks Selina Kyle’s evolution on Gotham. Orphan Black’s creators discuss the clone conflict, plus big teasers for Arrow and The Flash. Spoilers Now! » 4/20/15 6:00am 4/20/15 6:00am

Black Widow Gets Extra-Badass In This Final Avengers 2 Trailer

This final Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer is basically an extended version of that blisteringly awesome TV spot from last month, but that doesn't mean you won't enjoy the new footage. Unless, you know, you don't like watching Black Widow face down the Hulk, wielding Cap's shield, and basically being the awesomest. » 4/06/15 7:20am 4/06/15 7:20am

Why Hawkeye And Other Non-Powered Superheroes Are Still Amazing

We've heard it pretty much every time Marvel's Avengers have been on the big screen. People point to Hawkeye and Black Widow and insist, "They shouldn't be here." Because what superhero team needs two normal humans? But those people are missing the point: Those heroes' normality is their greatest strength. » 3/18/15 2:02pm 3/18/15 2:02pm

Hot Toys Returns To Steal Scarlett Johansson's Soul For Avengers 2 Toys

The last time Hot Toys released a Black Widow figure, we were understandably amazed/petrified at the company's ability to practice the dark arts presumably required to create their exquisite toys. But now they're back with Johansson's soul in tow for a second outing, and she looks great. » 3/17/15 3:26pm 3/17/15 3:26pm

It's Great We're Getting A Captain Marvel Movie. It's Also Not Enough.

When Marvel announced that its next round of movies would include a Captain Marvel movie, we were thrilled. Yes, a major Marvel movie featuring a popular and wonderful female superhero. But amidst that celebration, let's not forget there are still tons of worthy female superheroes who would make excellent movie stars. » 11/13/14 12:30pm 11/13/14 12:30pm

Black Widow's Writer unveils 6 glorious pages for her hypothetical Film

When Marvel announced plans for a Captain Marvel movie last week, fans were overjoyed - but some still called for Black Widow to get a movie of her own. Comics writer Nathan Edmondson showed his support by writing a hypothetical 6-page script that is packed to the rafters with Romanoff goodness. » 11/05/14 11:19am 11/05/14 11:19am