Black Widow‘s launch delay (as a result of COVID-19 pandemic shutting down film theaters for much less time than they really should have been) had a cascade impact, not simply on the remainder of the MCU slate, however on the comics deliberate to capitalize on the movie’s anticipated recognition in theaters. So when Black Widow made it again onto the slate for November, it was solely a matter of time earlier than the comics additionally confirmed again up.
Widowmakers: Crimson Guardian and Yelena Belova and Taskmaster are additionally coming in November. Widowmakers comes from Devin Grayson (one in every of Yelena’s creators) and artist Michele Bandini (X-Males: Gold). This story catches up with Yelena after she’s moved on from the concept her future was to take over the Widow mantle (and effectively after she tried to kill her former Crimson Room alum). Nonetheless, the previous received’t let her transfer on, and on this case “the previous” is Crimson Guardian, the ex-Soviet Captain America (and proprietor of Cap’s most well-liked Final Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 alt costume).
And talking of Final Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, Jed Mackay (Black Cat) joins Alessandro Vitti (Iceman) deliver us a brand new story of UMVC3‘s most interesting anchor character, Taskmaster. The e-book appears like a spy thriller – the world believes Taskmaster, the person with photographic reflexes who educated henchpeople for half the Marvel universe, killed Maria Hill. And now the expansive superspy neighborhood is after him.
All three characters in each books characteristic closely within the upcoming Black Widow movie. Yelena Belova will likely be within the film, performed by Florence Pugh, in what seems like a baton-passing function throughout the higher Marvel Cinematic Universe. And Crimson Guardian will likely be performed by Stranger Issues‘ David Harbour. We’re all conserving our fingers crossed for an look from Ursa Main, the world’s drunkest bear. In both the film or the comics, actually.