Black Widow


Disambiguation: Natasha Romanoff, Earth-616

Universe: Marvel : mainstream

First published in: 1964

Natasha Romanoff is a superhero introduced as a Russian spy, an antagonist of the superhero Iron Man. She later defected to the United States, becoming an agent of the S.H.I.E.L.D. and a member of the superhero team the Avengers.

Publisher Marvel Comics. First appearance in Tales of Suspense #52 (April 1964). Created by Stan Lee, Don Rico and Don Heck.


    Black Widow

Appearances With a Story Universe:


  1. alias of - Natasha Romanoff [Black Widow, Earth-616] (p. 1964) - mainstream
  2. alternate universe version of - Black Widow [Earth-691; Natalia Romanova] (p. 1994) - Earth-691
  3. specialization of - Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff] (p. 1964)
  4. identity also held by - Black Widow [Yelena Belova] (p. 1999)
  5. identity also held by - Black Widow [Anya Derevkova] (p. 2009)


  1. republished as - Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff, Terre-616] (p. 1975) (French)
  2. republished as - Vedova Nera [Natasha Romanoff] (p. 1964) (Italian)
  3. republished as - Viúva Negra [Natalia Romanova; Natasha Romanoff] (p. 1970) (Portuguese)
  4. republished as - Zwarte Weduwe (Dutch)

Alternate Universe Version:

  1. Black Widow [Earth-691; Natalia Romanova] (p. 1994) - Earth-691 (English)
  2. Black Widow [Natalia Romanova, Earth-1610 (Ultimate)] (p. 2002) - Ultimate - Earth-1610 (English)