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3.36 of 5 stars 3.36  ·  rating details  ·  141 ratings  ·  15 reviews
Yelena Belova, a young yet dangerous assassin, seeks to claim the mantle of Black Widow from Natasha Romanov, a former Soviet spy who defected to the West.

Collects:
- Black Widow Vol. 1 #1-3
- Black Widow Vol. 2 #1-3
Paperback, 144 pages
Published July 4th 2001 by Marvel Comics Group
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Federiken Masters
Mar 28, 2011 Federiken Masters rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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Grayson, agradecele a Jones su espectacular dibujo, porque si no iba a terminar promediando para abajo y te quedabas con un decepcionante dos estrellitas. El dibujo está bastante por debajo del nivel que alcanzaría este mismo tipo años después, pero aun así es la mejor herramienta de esta historieta para no resultar tediosa. Es que la premisa del guion es interesante, o al menos válida para este tipo de historias (¡Agarremos ese agente tóxico antes de que lo hagan los malos!), pero los tres núme ...more
Gonzalo Oyanedel
Méritos para Devin Grayson en una historia llena de acción, intriga y pasajes donde predomina la espectacularidad gráfica. Viuda Negra contra su reemplazante designada en una aventura tan bien escrita como ilustrada.
Julie Holderman
Couldn't find one that was exclusively BREAKDOWN, alas. Liked it better than ITSY BITSY SPIDER - art is a vast improvement. Still sorting out how I felt about the storyline.
Sarah
Part 1 is The Itsy-Bitsy Spider and part 2 is Breakdown. I loved The Itsy-Bitsy Spider. but Breakdown just couldn't hold my attention and I wasn't a fan of the art.
Kristen
Immediately blown away by the racism in the art of this.
Oscar Salas
Nuevamente asistimos a una aventura de la Viuda que, dada la poca confianza editorial hacia el personaje, se queda en el esbozo. Sin embargo, Greyson alcanza a poner ideas interesantes en la mitologia de la Viuda y un tono crepuscular que invita a continuar. El dibujo de Jones, sin ser sobresaliente y a pesar de sus ripios, colabora en mejorar la experiencia. No se puede mucho mas tampoco.
Sonic
Holy reprint Batman!

Glad I did not spend money on this or I would be Pissed!

The first half written by Greg Rucka was absolute crap.

The second half was fantastic with absolutely gorgeous art by Scott Hampton, but guess what? I already had it
... got it years ago.

Marvel should have a big stamp that says "REPRINT",
or maybe "50% New Material!"

sigh.
Jdetrick
I love Devin Grayson's comics work; she seems to really know the characters she writes, and the Black a Widow is no exception. The art on theses stories is excellent as well. The Black Widow has few really good solo stories. These are some of the best.
Timo
Nov 08, 2013 Timo rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: comics
Two stories which both sport very different art styles. First one with crispy clean superheroish art, the second nice painted one. Both bound together with fast plot and action. Good stuff.
Brad
Was curious about the black widow character, it seems ok so far.
Phoebe
Sep 29, 2011 Phoebe rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Phoebe by: Martin
Shelves: comic-manga, german
Was entertaining, and nice to have a leading woman kick ass! :)
Nadia
The first and second stories are a 2 and a 3.5.
Samra
I liked the tension between 2 spies
Jim
devin grayson can do no wrong
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Devin Kalile Grayson (birth name Jennifer Eisenman) is an American writer of comic books and novels. Titles that she has written include Gotham Knights, The Titans, the Vertigo series USER, and Nightwing. Her work on Gotham Knights made her the first, and as of 2010 the only, woman to serve as the regular writer for a Batman title.
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