Before #WheresRey there was the lack of Black Widow action figures in Avengers sets. A lot of people didn’t notice this. Nor did they notice that Black Widow’s entire presence in the first Avengers movie hinged on a romance, as female superheroes are wont to do when men are behind the scripts. In fact, most of her screen time has hinged upon a relationship to another character, which kind of sucks if you know anything about the comics and her mystery. Petition for the Black Widow movie to actually happen, please.
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