Part of what makes the Marvel Universe so interesting is that no matter the type of fan, there is a genre to explore. Whether it is fantasy or space, there is always a story that fits the desire. For example, espionage is one of the most forgotten genres in the universe. Aside from the occasional Captain America or Nick Fury series, the world of spies and secrets hasn’t been much of a priority compared to vigilantes and the supernatural. But it’s one that has translated better to other forms of media.
Thanks in large part to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Widow and Winter Soldier have become household names. Furthermore, his film and television appearances have translated well, as they have recalled a classic era of film and television tied to names like James Bond and Ethan Hunt. Video games have been another way where these characters have also shone. More recent, marvel avengers has been a great example of this and with the Winter Soldier confirmed as a playable character, he brings back another aspect of his bleak life.
Winter Soldier and Black Widow share a dangerous romance
Bucky Barnes and Natasha Romanoff first met in the Red Room. While she was training in espionage, he was her combat instructor as revealed in Captain America and Bucky #624 (by Ed Brubaker, Marc Andreyko, and Chris Samnee). It was through their training that they developed feelings for each other. At the time, Natasha’s love for Bucky was strong and genuine, but sadly it never allowed itself. As a result, Bucky was deemed unfit for his job and put on ice, only awakened to perform assassinations. This was his life for decades until Steve Rogers freed him from his programming.
By the time of Bucky’s return, Natasha had also established herself as a hero and an ally to many heroes, including Captain America. As a result, it was only a matter of time before the two of them were reunited. Even though Natasha had had many love affairs in the past, she still had a soft spot for Bucky, and as a result, the two tried to become an item again. However, this was another chance that would ultimately fail to come to a happy ending. To make matters worse, a certain event would leave their relationship in doubt for the foreseeable future.
What happened to Black Widow and Winter Soldier’s relationship?
In black widow #10 (by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee), the two were presumed dead on the moon, rapidly losing oxygen. Hoping to repay the many times she had saved her, Natasha gave Bucky what was left of his oxygen. For a moment it was believed that Natasha had died as a result, but Bucky managed to revive her. But the time without oxygen affected her mind to the point where it seemed like she didn’t even remember Bucky and their time together. From that moment on, the two have always remained friendly, and their love for each other never went undeclared. However, their missions in life have often pulled them in different directions, and they have become content, knowing that eventually, the path will lead them to meet again.
marvel avengers it’s the perfect opportunity to give fans another chance to see if Nat and Bucky can make things work. If so, it might also give comic book fans hope that the two might meet again as well. But for now, with how their lives have been going, they have a bigger mission that requires immediate attention. But like every storm, it will eventually have to end and hopefully by then, Marvel’s best spies can find themselves in each other’s arms again.