Followers desirous to know extra concerning the supporting characters in Black Widow‘s solo movie will get their want in April. The month will see the debut of Widowmakers: Crimson Guardian and Yelena Belova #1 by Devin Grayson and Michele Bandini. The comedian will highlight the characters performed by David Harbour and Florence Pugh, respectively.
Yelena Belova has been each ally and nemesis to Natasha Romanoff aka the Black Widow, however now the previous is catching as much as her – and he or she’s not the unique one battling ghosts. Alexi Shostakov aka the Crimson Guardian has an equally sophisticated previous and was even married to Natasha at one level. Because the collection opens, nevertheless, Crimson Guardian is raring to wipe the slate clear at any price.
Each characters will make their characteristic movie debut in Black Widow, which opens in theatres in Could. Curiously, the trailers thus far make no point out of Crimson Guardian’s marriage to Natasha and as an alternative depict a considerably conventional household, with Crimson Guardian the daddy alongside Rachel Weisz’s Melina Vostokoff, and Natasha and Yelena as siblings. Yelena even refers to Natasha as her “sister” within the trailer.
The brand new collection is thrilling for various causes. Devin Grayson, the creator of Yelena Belova, is a fan favourite for her work on titles together with Gotham and Nightwing. That is the primary new collection from Grayson in fairly a while, with the author largely contributing back-up tales and single points over the past couple of years. The collection is fascinating as a result of it places two of essentially the most thrilling characters within the new Black Widow film within the highlight. A lot has been written on-line about Crimson Guardian and Yelena Belova – particularly concerning the latter’s potential within the MCU as Natasha’s successor.
Whereas particulars concerning the collection are scant past the inventive crew and the teaser, the premise appears significantly darkish for Crimson Guardian. Whereas Harbour’s Crimson Guardian within the trailer is goofy and affably enthusiastic, the premise outlined within the solicitations bears ominous and probably antagonistic for Crimson Guardian. Whereas Yelena has sought redemption Black Widow’s supposed dying in Secret Empire, the identical cannot be stated for Crimson Guardian. Whether or not Crimson Guardian and Yelena discover themselves as allies or enemies within the collection stays to be seen.
- WIDOWMAKERS: RED GUARDIAN AND YELENA BELOVA #1
- Written by DEVIN GRAYSON
- Artwork by MICHELE BANDINI
- Cowl by MIKE MCKONE
- Devin Grayson, one of many creators of Yelena Belova — the Crimson Room recruit who as soon as almost killed Natasha Romanoff — returns with a model–new story drawn by rising star Michele Bandini! Yelena has spent years making an attempt to determine who she is. As soon as she thought the Black Widow mantle was her future, however destiny had different plans. Now the previous is catching up along with her — and with Alexi Shostakov, a.ok.a. the Crimson Guardian! Alexi has worn many titles, together with husband to Natasha, however whereas the Widow performed her avenging video games, the Crimson Guardian waited within the shadows. Now a brand new day is dawning — and this time, nobody will stand in his manner.
Widowmakers: Crimson Guardian and Yelena Belova #1 hits shops in April.