-- black widow
black widow (natasha romanoff) & daredevildaredevil and the black widow
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It was rumored that natasha romanova was somehow related to the last ruling czars of russia, but this was never proven. Nothing else was known about her prior to world war ii.
There are varying accounts of romanova's early life. One account states that nazis set the building natasha was living in on fire in stalingrad, and her mother threw her out the window to a russian soldier before dying in the fire.  the soldier’s name was ivan petrovitch, and he watched over natasha for her entire life, remaining by her side as her chauffeur.
While under ivan's protection, many adversaries attempted to attack her. Baron von stucker abducted natasha and presented her to the hand in madripoor. There, she was to become their master assassin until captain america, logan, and ivan saved her. As natasha grew and matured, she proved to be an amazing athlete and scholar, while gaining distinction in the ussr as a ballerina.
sculpted and painted by toyman artist ray danos.