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Old 03-07-2014, 01:11 AM   #64
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Default Re: Captain America 2: News and Speculation - - - Part 16

Originally Posted by Suzanne78 View Post
BW was more like Melinda May in IM2, more of a silent, bruiser type of agent.

In the comics, depending on who's writing her, she can be quippy and banter with the others. I remember her bantering when Brubaker wrote her with Bucky and when she was on Secret Avengers. Even in the main Avengers books she has her moments of levity. In the trailer, the
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part where she secures the engine room and takes out a guard with a pipe super brutally and nonchalantly walks away
reminds me of a couple of panels in her most recent series by Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto where she
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stabs a crime lord she was paid to rescue in a crocodile-infested river and leaves him to be eaten
She's brutal and efficient, and she talks out of both sides of her mouth.

To each their own, but I find ScarJo's interpretation in Avengers and what we've seen so far in the trailers to be very close to canon Widow, what I've read at least.
I like how she's changed in each subsequent appearance since IM2. I think they've basically infused the comic book version of BW with part of ScarJo's personality to create what we see in the movies.

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