Black Widow #5

Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist: Elena Casagrande, Rafael de Latorre Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 17, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 46
8.9Critic Rating
9.2User Rating

As Natasha finally begins to escape her paradise and takes aim on her enemies, she can't ignore that her freedom comes at a devastating cost. Is this what finally breaks The BLACK WIDOW? Winning the day will change Natasha forever and set her on a bold new path.
Losing... is no longer an option.

Rated T+

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Feb 17, 2021

    Bringing it all together, Black Widow #5delivers everything I could ask for from it. It wraps up this story arc in a way that is equal parts action and raw emotion. The entire creative team continues to deliver top performances in every regard. I cannot heap enough praise on all of them Read Full Review

  • 10 - Jenna Anderson" Feb 17, 2021

    If you are not reading Black Widow yet, take this sign that you absolutely, positively must. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comics: The Gathering - Ryan.L Feb 17, 2021

    Overall Black Widow is an elegant masterpiece. Every moment is even more captivating than the next. This conclusion to the first arc has been so beautifully crafted and has benn well worth the wait. Treat yourself and pick this one up! Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Feb 17, 2021

    Casagrande and De Latorre deliver some stunning art throughout the issue. Some of the best action scenes I've seen in comics in a long time are found in the brilliantly detailed splash pages that bring the reader visually into the action. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Feb 22, 2021

    Black Widow #5 solidifies this series as one of the best Marvel series the company is publishing right now. Kelly Thompson, Elena Casagrande, and Rafael De Latorre work perfectly in sync to challenge Natasha Romanoff in ways that create a compelling narrative around her character. Where that narrative ultimately ends up at creates a lot of excitement for the unknown future of this Black Widow series moving forward. If you have not picked up this Black Widow series up yet I highly recommend changing that fact as this is a can't miss Marvel comic book. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Cat Wyatt Feb 17, 2021

    Black Widow #5 is an intense and thrilling issue, one that portrays Natasha Romanoff as the human she is, with raw emotions spilling out of the pages. Meanwhile, the artwork does an excellent job of portraying that tension, and all the fights surrounding it. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    AIPT - Alexandra Iciek Feb 18, 2021

    Black Widow #5 completes an outdated and ultimately misogynistic arc by Kelly Thompson, that leaves a lot to be deconstructed. If you are going to buy this issue, buy it for the standout action sequences. Read Full Review

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