Stan Lee’s Most Unforgettable Characters: Black Widow

By: Jamie Blynn / December 27, 2012

Also known as Natasha Romanoff, Black Widow was first introduced as a Soviet spy until she later defected to the United States, becoming an agent for the fictional agency S.H.I.E.L.D. Making her first appearance in Tales of Suspense #52 in April 1964, Black Widow is often described as a femme fatale, ranking as the 31st sexiest woman in comics by the Comics Buyer’s Guide.