The Easter egg of ‘Black Widow’ on ‘Iron Man 2’ that reveals a new villain of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

What the Cinematic Universe Marvel there are a lot of details and more or less subtle references to things from his other films, or from the comics on which it is based, it is obvious to any well-informed viewer. Y Black widow (Cate Shortland, 2021), the twenty-fourth feature film of it, which stars Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) and has been released in theaters and in the platform Disney Plus with an overwhelming success, is no exception in this regard.

Not only for place yourself in the chronology from the saga explain old allusions, but also to expand the superhero panorama with curious Easter eggs. Like the one point to film Iron Man 2 (Jon Favreau, 2010) through a very clear mention of a villain that, in any case, we do not know if he will appear in any way in future installments of the franchise. Despite the fact that the character who usually opposes him is no longer active.

The christening of a villain in ‘Black Widow’?

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Good old Yelena Belova (Florence Pugh), Natasha Romanoff’s fake sister, says sarcastically at one point in Black widow que Alexei Shostakov (David Harbour) es “The Crimson Dynamo”, which offends him. Such an individual personifies what could be considered the Russian Iron Man, which is why the late Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) she used to confront him from time to time.

His debut in the marvelitas comics was seen at number forty-six on Tales of Suspense (Stan Lee, Robert Bernstein and Don Heck, 1959). His civil name is Anton Vanko and, as explained in Iron Man 2, was an inventor partner of Howard Stark (John Slattery), who deported him when he learned that he intended to sell an experimental reactor that they had designed. He ended up in a Soviet gulag and alcoholic. His son is the vengeful Ivan Vanko, the antagonist Whiplash (Mickey Rourke), and plays him Evgeniy Lazarev (The Lord of the war) on flashbacks of the movie.