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Black Widow: The Sting of the Widow Hardcover – September 2, 2009
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However, as for the material itself, I can only say I'm moderately happy I purchased it. While I am happy to see BW's beginnings, I feel much of her important backstory is negated from this anthology. Her relationships with the Red Guardian and Hawkeye, her adventures with SHIELD, and her brain-washing are all left out leaving us to see her struggle against villains and heroes I could frankly care less about.
This book reproduces Tales of Suspense #52 (her introduction), Spider-Man #86 (where she adopts a new look/costume), Amazing Adventures #1-#8 (her brief, unsuccessful feature), and Daredevil #81 (starting her relationship with that character).
What is clear is that the Black Widow wasn't able to carry a book by her lonesome; she worked best as a supporting character. There was probably potential there but there were a number of writing/art changes over the 8 issues which killed any possible momentum.
The reproduction is substandard also. The Amazing Adventures covers are horrid. Fortunately we should see them reproduced much better when the Inhumans Masterwork comes out in a few months. The AA stories themselves are hit and miss reproduction wise, some look fine, others not so much.
In short, I can only recommend this book if you're a diehard Marvel completist, as the AA stories are unlikely to be reprinted again. Otherwise, give this one a miss.