Comics Review #9: Black Widow #2 by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee

Black Widow #2 Cover by Chris Samnee (source: comixology.eu)

Title: Black Widow
Written by: Mark Waid
Art by: Chris Samnee
Published by: Marvel
Year: 2016

Chapter 2 of Mark Waid and Chris Samnee’s Black Widow run opens with the burial of a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent while Black Widow is watching the assembled mourners through the viewfinder of a sniper rifle.

A new enemy called Platch Liev – the Weeping Lion – is targeting the head of S.H.I.E.L.D., Maria Hill. Unnoticed, Black Widow takes the assassins out one after the other until there is only one man left to question…

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Comics Review #7: Black Widow #1 by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee

Black Widow Cover (source: comixology.eu)

Title: Black Widow
Written by: Mark Waid
Art by: Chris Samnee
Published by: Marvel
Year: 2016

Very short first issue with no dialogue to speak of. It’s an interesting start to a new Black Widow series. Very different from the Edmundson/Noto run which I absolutely loved.

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