Spider#1) - Yelena was informed of Starkovsky's death, activated as the Black Widow, and sent to Fabrika to investigate. The Crimson Widow was trained in the Red Room with Black Widow, and later enlisted in Central Command. The car then fell into Hudson River. Originally a foe of Natasha Romanova sent to kill her, they later became allies. She is depicted as a spy and was the second modern-era character to use the Black Widow name. When she is defeated, HYDRA disables her using a remote self-destruct mechanism they had implanted in her, rather than let her reveal intelligence to the New Avengers. battalion illegally mining Vibranium in the Savage Land. Posted on December 14, 2020. A-15px A+. Marvel Database is a FANDOM Comics Community. Everything always did. [7], Belova is genetically altered by the terrorist organization HYDRA, as she had suffered debilitating and disfiguring injuries after her last encounter with the New Avengers in the Savage Land. She was later recovered by A.I.M., who invited her to join their High Council as the Minister of State in their newly formed country of Barbuda. One of her first known missions was delivering a device which would lower the barriers surrounding Attilan to aid in invasion.When the United States and Russian governments sent Natasha Romanova … Black Widow is being directed by Cate Shortland (Lore) and sees Scarlett Johansson reprising her role as Natasha Romanoff alongside Florence Pugh (Fighting With My Family) as Yelena Belova… He looks at Phoenix's white back with interest. Months later, just prior to the wedding of Luke Cage and Jessica Jones, Yelena attacked the Avengers in their tower. Belova weakly tried to kill Romanova, but the elder Black Widow knew Belova wouldn’t pull the trigger.� The younger Widow’s pathological need to match herself against her role model was too strong.� It is unknown whether they can also launch a cable similar to Romanoff's.[20]. [29][30] In the novel, she is depicted as Natasha Romanoff's former friend and roommate from the Red Room program. One of her first known missions was delivering a device which would lower the barriers surrounding Attilan to aid in invasion. As a trained Black Widow, she held her own and tore through dozens of soldiers and guards until she ended up in a cell area, where the Red Guardian was held captive. Yelena Belova has been set to have an important role in this movie since the beginning, but now it looks like she will slowly become one of the new faces of the MCU, after Natasha passes her the baton. When Natasha was killed off in the comics, Yelena picked up Natasha's mantle, working in search of redemption and a chance to use her training for good. i may lack your experience, but i am your equal or your better in every other respect. Widowmakers: Red Guardian and Yelena Belova #1 is published by Marvel Comics, written by Devin Grayson, with art by Michele Bandini, inks by Michele Bandini and Elisabetta D’Amico, colors by Eric Arciniega and letters by Cory Petit.Yelena Belova has worn many hats. [9], Shortly after, Yelena was used by Natasha in her plans to find out what General Stalyenko was up to. She apprehends and eliminates his killer, unaware that both his murder and the investigation were part of a ploy to get Belova to assert herself as the new Black Widow. 1 Background 1.1 Marvel Cinematic Universe 2 Notes 3 Appearances Yelena Belova trained in the Red Room, the same institution that Natasha Romanoff trained, and has also taken the name of Black Widow. After being assigned to kill ex- S.H.I.E.L.D. After being sighted at the scene by Hawkeye and the Winter Soldier, Natasha had another clone of Yelena impersonate her to throw them off. Yelena Belova; Natasha Romanov (Marvel) Death (Discworld) Winifred Barnes; Happy Steve Bingo; I am a God of a [Minor Thing] Light Angst; Knitting; Captain America: The Winter Soldier; AU; Summary . After calming Death and slightly scolding Phoenix for her pranks, Adrian asks, "Phoenix, what powers did I gain from becoming your host?" Upon emerging, Mockingbird was shot by an A.I.M. She debuted briefly in Inhumans vol. [16][17], Black Widow is in peak athletic condition. Yelena Belova was born in the Ukraine in the 1930s and worked for the Soviet government until her death in late 1963. The next year, she did a solo turn in her own three-issue miniseries, also titled Black Widow (officially Black Widow: Pale Little Spider in the series' postal indicia) under the mature-audience Marvel MAX imprint. She is eventually defeated by a combination of Tony Stark's 49 successive Iron Man armors—from the first, Tales of Suspense #39, to the then-current—and the Sentry's use of his Void persona, which she absorbs with the rest of the Sentry's powers and energy. She apprehends and eliminates his killer, unaware that both his murder and the investigation were part of a ploy to get Belova to assert herself as the new Black Widow. Florence Pugh’s Yelena Belova reportedly returning for Marvel’s Hawkeye series . Director Cate Shortland has now (seemingly) confirmed that Black Widow will set up a new franchise within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, led by Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova… In all the madness, Natasha learned that Sally Anne had been experimented on by Gynacon but had escaped.[13]. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Natasha, Fury, and a reluctant Daredevil had her face surgically swapped with Natasha's. The rumored appearance of Yelena Belova, too, likely hints that we'll see some aftermath from Natasha Romanoff's death in Endgame. To Natashas surprise, she found the medical supplies to be from Gynacon and that the woman Sally Anne Carter was actually taken by the mafia. Wrist cartridges contain various tools of the spy trade: A small device capable of emitting a high-frequency electrostatic charge. Black Widow (Yelena Belova) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Black Widow (Yelena Belova) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Agent Level Five for a time. [10], Sometime after 'solving' the murder of her mentor Lt. Col. Starkovsky[11] Yelena left the life of a spy behind her for a short time and began a lingerie model, she also owned a lingerie empire that turned over half a million dollars a month, a couple softcore porn channels in Moscow and homes in six different countries including Havana where she helped keep female sex workers safe and distributed medicine to those affected by A.I.D.S. After being fooled into thinking Natasha was dead, Yelena headed to Rhapastan to stop Colonel Khan and the Deathless Frenzy. The June to August 2002 story arc, by writer Greg Rucka and artist Igor Kordey, was a flashback to the story of her becoming the second modern Black Widow, in events preceding her Inhumans appearance. Knowing that she wouldn’t get rid of Belova otherwise, Romanova had faked her death long enough to complete her mission without interference. who install the female Adaptoid on the High Council of A.I.M. She then became a member of S.H.I.E.L.D. Natasha refers to Yelena as "little one" and "russkaya", meaning "Russian", and encourages her to find what makes her unique and her personal identity rather than blindly devote herself to her nation. Belova, the second modern Black Widow after Natasha Romanova (Natasha Romanoff), was initially a post-Soviet Russian spy of the GRU. She rescued him, and the two fought their way through all the overwhelming forces. Reset. She entered a duel against Captain Legion. Unlike Natasha who has red hair, she has blonde hair. 76162 Black Widow's Helicopter Chase [8], Florence Pugh portrays Yelena Belova in the upcoming live-action Marvel Cinematic Universe film Black Widow.[22]. Jones. i am the black widow.". Florence Pugh has previously suggested that Black Widow might be a slightly darker Marvel movie than fans are used to seeing, and the Yelena Belova actress has … But what happens when she learns hre predecessor is still alive? [1] She was trained as a spy and assassin in the Red Room. [11] However it was eventually revealed to be actually Natasha Romanova in disguise, acting as a double agent for Nick Fury. The Avengers were confronted by Yelena and a rogue S.H.I.E.L.D. transferred her mind into a new version of Super-Adaptoid. Although strengthening herself by taking in the Sentry's powers, she weakened herself by also taking in the Void's. [17], Several clones of Yelena were in the process of being grown by the reformed Red Room as part of a plan to bring back their best agents to their fold in case they died. X. It was only through the efforts of Natasha Romanova that Khan's plans failed, although Yelena learned some important lessons from her failing. She has reverted to her original codename Black Widow in 2017. [16], After Natasha and Songbird managed to escape, while Fury was revealed to be a LMD, Osborn decided to awake the real Yelena, who had been kept in stasis within the Avengers Tower. Marvel Studios . After joining a rogue faction of S.H.I.E.L.D., she comes into conflict with Natasha and the rest of the Avengers while overseeing a covert mining operation in the Savage Land. She was also a member of S.H.I.E.L.D., Vanguard and HYDRA, who changed her into a version of Super-Adaptoid. Jones. (alongside Andrew Forson, Graviton, Jude the Entropic Man, Mentallo, Superia, and an undercover Taskmaster) as the Minister of State in Bagalia (a country populated by supervillains). Yelena was a freelance S.H.I.E.L.D. The Secret Avengers took her body and escaped in a submarine, only to discover the deceased Mockingbird was actually Yelena, whose belt contained a holo-camouflage device the actual Mockingbird sneaked into during the fight. Marvel: We Are Venom by VictorWeismann. Florence Pugh will portray the character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning with the film Black Widow (2021) and reprising her role in the television series Hawkeye on Disney+. Previous Next. agent Sally Blevins. Pugh’s character Yelena Belova was introduced in the comics in 1999 as a rival for the Black Widow mantle, and was the lead character in the 2002 comic run Black Widow: Pale Little Spider. Belova is an amoral spy and assassin who was trained at the Red Room by the same spymasters who trained Natasha Romanoff, the first Black Widow. Its remains and this clone's body were later found by the FDNY. The nature of the Adaptoid's powers made her unconquerable by her new ability to host every power she had been attacked with. Loading... please wait. However one notable name in the cast stands out: Florence Pugh returning as her upcoming Black Widow character Yelena Belova.Though it's unclear how often Yelena will appear, one possible theory for Marvel having her … Font Size. X. It started out with Steve. [14] A mysterious man approached her with A.I.M. Timeline. [2], Belova is an amoral spy and assassin who was trained at the Red Room by the same spymasters who trained Natasha Romanoff, the first Black Widow. Believing herself to be the rightful successor to the title of "Bl… The Pentagon Heist [12] Kestrel and Martin Ferris captured Natasha in Miami and attempted to alter her mind using drugs to find out what she knew. In return for a place to stay, Yelena asked Natasha for help in exporting stolen medical supplies from Miami. This body appeared as Belova had originally until it began to absorb powers, at which time it changed as the original did, though now yellow in color. [3], During a rescue mission in which the Secret Avengers tried to rescue Mockingbird from A.I.M. [8] When the United States and Russian governments sent Natasha Romanova after the Deathless Frenzy, Yuri Stalyenko sent Yelena from the Red Room, at her own insistence, to shadow Natasha to ensure that the serum ended up in Russian hands. Yelena felt violated and compared it to a rape of her identity. When a clone of the deceased Natasha Romanoff found out about this program and her own origin as a clone, she started working against her superiors. agents. After the whole affair was over Natasha revealed that she had done this to try and help Yelena see that spies were not heroes, but tools who get used for nasty business. Natasha later subjects Yelena to a cruel-but-necessary manipulation in order to shatter her illusions about the "Black Widow" title and teach her the reality of the espionage industry. She is depicted as a spy and was the second modern-era character to use the Black Widow name. Yelena Belova is the second Black Widow after the Red Room was made to believe the first one was killed. [3] Believing herself to be the rightful successor to the title of "Black Widow", Yelena enthusiastically volunteers for a mission that will put her at odds with Natasha, although the meeting and confrontations between the two do not lead to a decisive battle. [15] After the Skrull Invasion, Norman Osborn approached Yelena when she was stealing from an abandoned S.H.I.E.L.D. Click to expand. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Reddit Pinterest WhatsApp. See more ideas about yelena belova, black widow, marvel. Sometimes during the world's restoration from Hydra's mess, Yelena travels around the world to assassinate the world's infamous generals and remaining Hydra's remnants, which caught the attentions of Natasha's former lovers, Winter Soldier and Hawkeye. When the mysterious man behind this scheme saw that Yelena wouldn't be able to kill Spider-Woman, thus becoming disposable, he pushed the remote fail-safe button and seemingly killed her. HYDRA recruited her with the prospect of revenge and after hiring the services of A.I.M. The Winter Soldier let this clone go, after capturing her, but failing to get any information from her, and Natasha killed her when they met up. [10] Yelena Belova appeared to join Osborn's Thunderbolts. However, this Yelena turned out to be Natasha, the original Black Widow in disguise under Nick Fury's order to infiltrate the Thunderbolts. As Super-Adaptoid, she was one of the members of the High Council of A.I.M. scientists in tow, promising to make her more powerful than before, even more powerful than the Avengers, which would make her the new Adaptoid. Reading Options. [13] After Natasha's escape from the Thunderbolts, Osborn then revealed the true Yelena in stasis to Scourge and warned him that she could be his replacement on the team. operative. [15], After the death of the original Black Widow at the hands of Captain America's Hydra doppelganger then defeat at hands of the real Captain America in Secret Empire, Yelena began to reassume the Black Widow identity once again, but now to honor the late-Natasha. [4] Belova eventually retires to Cuba, where she becomes a successful businesswoman and model. Tag: Yelena Belova. She also has extensive military, martial arts, and espionage training. In "Black Widow" vol. Yelena Belova appears in New Avengers: Breakout, written by Alisa Kwitney. Background Personality Logs Now equipped with the ability to copy all of the New Avengers' powers, she engages the superhero team in combat. [8], She has returned working with a vigilante group, the Vanguard. Even apart from official confirmation that Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany will indeed be the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Jennifer Walters (a.k.a. Yelena Belova was trained in the Red Room Academy, where she claimed her physical test scores exceeded those of her rival Black Widow,[4] but unlike those who were a part of the Black Widow Ops Program she underwent only physical training[7]. See more ideas about yelena belova, black widow, widow. For the most part, Disney+'s Hawkeye series will feature characters with direct ties to either Clint Barton or Kate Bishop's comic story, such as Echo and Swordsman. Her head recycles Carina Smyth's head. While many have theorised that Yelena Belova could become the new Black Widow, others believed she would perish before the … After the death of her trainer, Pyotr Vasilievich Starkovsky, she is activated as the new Black Widow and deployed to investigate. 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