Monday, February 9, 2015

Madame Natasha-- The Mysterious Black Widow!

The Marvel Super Heroes Podcast
Episode 031



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Face Front, True Believers! This week we tackle one of Marvel's most fabulously famous femme fatales, Soviet super spy Madame Natasha Romanoff! We specifically cover Tales of Suspense #52-53 (April-May 1964), introducing the gorgeous new menace of... The Black Widow! Also, we offer general thoughts on the character from Mac, Frank, Fixit, and even Pekita for good measure! Original Crimson Dynamo Anton Vanko also gets some attention! Episode art tumblr here! Excelsior!

Crimson Dynamo debuted in Tales of Suspense #46 (October 1963), half a year and one armor change ahead of Black Widow. He was Tinhead's eighth primary foe in a story, and the first to really stick as a recurring threat. Whatever did happen to Doctor Strange (I), Red Barbarian and the Mad Pharoah (sic)?