I would grab any I could find with the Ward variant at the top as these are becoming ghost. Each book basket is made of brightly colored durable plastic and features two white handles, with a built-in book bin label holder on one side. If you're looking for an even more rare item… comic. Thanks for reading, I hope you enjoyed it and I will be back next week. Books like this are what I love to dig for. Easily group books by reading level or subject matter with these handy book baskets for classroom. Add in the fact it has a small 28k print run with 2 regular order covers and not 1, not 2, but 3 ratio variants and you start to gain a bit of momentum.
The 1st appearance of Red Dagger may be enough for some to grab this book already and I know many people have. Then slap on the fact that 1 of the 1:25 variants is the first and only at the moment cover appearance of Red Widow and you now have a bit of a storm brewing. So lets recap The Red Widow is Black widows young legacy who has only appeared in two comics to date. This is a rare book that is extremely hard to find. A 1st appearance With only 25k print run on an obscure 1 shot title headlined by a d list character. While it is not much it gives us an idea on her status in the greater marvel world, and coincidently this book also features the 1st appearance of The Red Dagger Ms Marvels friend and possible ongoing hero love interest. Ava was eventually taken in by Shield where the was then again held for 5 years before she escaped into the streets of Brooklyn and began to fend for herself.
I am not completely sure if Marvel just does not care for or never intended to develop Red Widow into comics but she seems like a perfect fit as a wild card amongst the likes of The Champions or even teaming up with Kate Bishop I just realized how bad we need a Frank Castle Legacy! She adopts the name with both admiration and disdain for Natasha as she recognizes her as a hero to some but as a disappointment to her 9-year-old self which was left behind by Natasha. During which she managed to get into some local trouble and adopted the vigilante identity Red Widow along with some stolen Shield tech to save a friend. I am lucky to actually own at least 1 of each cover being red daggers first I grabbed them all on release. It is a reprint of the first Red Widow back up story printed in Mockingbird and the only Red Widow titled comic that exist. A placement as an anti-hero among the marvel rising cast could also work. This may still be sitting in a shops somewhere so keep your eyes peeled as it is easily overlooked.
Seriously this books 25k run was split in unknown quantities amongst 3 covers which makes it even better. But if something a bit more ratio is your thing then let's move in to my next book. This sets up a great story line for the Red Widow and one I would have loved to see play out in maybe a solo mini or even alongside a shield comic but this is where things get hazy. Classroom library organization just got easier thanks to this sturdy and colorful set of book baskets. To add-on to the hunt a 2nd print was produced, I'm guessing in single digit thousands just my guess. I have not read this book.
Mockingbird: Shield 50th Anniversary 1: 1st appearance of Ava Orlova A. Each book basket set comes with one of each of the following colors: red, blue, green, purple, orange and yellow. Black Widow: Forever Red featured a team up of Black and Red Widow against the continued experiments of the Red Room. There is also a 1:10 variant and another 1:25 variant. At 9 years old she was rescued by Natasha Romanoff the Black Widow but while Natasha promised she would return for her, she never did. With that being said I can not tell you much about what happened or if any of it is technically comic book canon for the 616 but I can say Natasha and Ava do play nice as it is a team up book and there are pretty now 1 the not so relaunch during the 2015 series. While it does not feature different art just a title color change from white to black I would still grab it if I seem it as sometimes these do well later on.
At this point not only has almost every A list hero had one, but most have had or have ongoing series, life action or animated appearances, and even some big speculation success Miles, Kamala, X-23 and even Riri are gaining momentum. So this one is a bit tricky. Ava Orlova was a Russian child captive being held by the same organization that trained Black Widow. Nothing has been mentioned of Red Widow since then although it should be noted in a hidden character being called Red Widow has made a very brief appearance no speaking and 1 panel. Of course for Red Widow spec you have to go with the Red Widow cover which was not extremely easy to find upon release but now is a Ghost with only 1 on eBay at the time of this writing and less than 5 within my known reach. So today I will do my part to shine the light on the black sheep of the young marvel family Red Widow.
. Red Widows next publication was in the Young Adult book realm. Right now these can all be had for pretty cheap if you can find them but this is one of those books that once it's in collector's hands it may be really hard to find. Whatever happens I see some potential with Ava and hope she is integrated into comics soon. This is where she vows to be as strong as Black Widow but not as disappointing. The action figure variant features agent Coulson which is always a plus. .
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