It’s Ten Days Away from ‘Black Widow’!

Oh my goodness, it’s almost time. Ten days away from the film we’ve been waiting years for. Ten days until all of the tv spots and trailers culminate into one complete movie that will either be decent like Captain Marvel, good like Doctor Strange, or great like Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

In anticipation for the film, I will be sharing my favorite Black Widow moments, the evolution of her outfits over the years and style over the years, a look at the posters for her standalone film, and even some incredible fan art along the way. Enjoy!

The First Time I Realized I Liked Black Widow

Black Widow Tricks Loki Scene - The Avengers 2012 - YouTube

When I first saw Black Widow it was for a brief moment in Iron Man 2. I remember watching her first action scene in that film (you know the one where she defeats all the bad guys in the hallway) and I wasn’t a fan. But, it was Scarlett Johansson’s first time playing a superhero and you could tell she wasn’t entirely used to the action star persona.

Two years later in The Avengers you could already tell that she had grown much more comfortable with the character and was beginning to hone Black Widow. But it wasn’t until this scene opposite Loki that I began to understand there was more to Black Widow than just a pretty face.

We learn that she’s had a very dark past as a Russian spy and that it was Clint Barton that decided to give her a second chance, hence her strong bond with him. But above all, we see her trick Loki, a man who thinks he’s so smart, into revealing his plan to unleash the Hulk.

She’s not just a woman who kicks butt and looks pretty doing it, more importantly she’s very smart, and it was there and then that my love for Black Widow began.

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