The Women of Marvel Comics Part 6: Storm

Ororo Munroe first appeared in Giant-Size X-Men #1 (May 1975). Storm was one of the first black comic book characters, and the first black female, to play either a major or supporting role at either Marvel of DC. At times she has been a leader of the X-Men. She can control the elements of weather…

The Women of Marvel Comics Part 4: Elektra

Elektra is the world’s most lethal assassin – male or female – and she is one of the most popular heroines in the Marvel Universe. She was created by Frank Miller and first appeared in Daredevil #168 (January, 1981), where she became a love interest of the title character. Controversy arose with Elektra, not only…

The Women of Marvel Comics Part 3: Black Widow

Soviet-spy, Natasha Romanoff, first appeared with Iron Man in Tales of Suspense #52 (April 1964), although her trademark skintight black costume didn’t appear until The Amazing Spider-Man #86 (July 1970). She’s had several solo adventures and team-ups over the years and she’s even been a member of The Avengers, S.H.I.E.L.D., and The Champions. Her most…