Monica Chang

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Monica Chang
Publication information
First appearanceUltimate Marvel:
Ultimate Comics: Avengers #3 (December 2009)
Avengers A.I. #1 (July 2013)
Created byMark Millar, Carlos Pacheco
In-story information
Team affiliationsS.H.I.E.L.D., Avengers
Notable aliasesBlack Widow
AbilitiesSlowed aging
Enhanced immune system
Abnormally superior athletic condition
Enhanced psychological defenses

Monica Chang-Fury (also known as Black Widow) is a fictional character appearing in comics published by Marvel Comics. She is a character of the Ultimate Marvel universe and formerly married to Nick Fury.[1] She has served as the Director of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Marvel Universe spy agency, being one of only three women who has served in the position.[2][3]

Fictional character biography[edit]

Monica Chang-Fury is the second character to use the Black Widow codename in the Ultimate Marvel continuity, debuting in Ultimate Comics: Avengers #3.[4]

She recruited the Punisher.[5] Later she was transferred to the New Ultimates.[6] After Fury returned as director of S.H.I.E.L.D., he reassembled the Ultimates and Monica rejoined that team, moving with her and Fury's child, Julius Chang, to the Triskelion.[7] She then became director of S.H.I.E.L.D.[8]

In the All-New Ultimates final series, Monica tells Jessica Drew after they captured Crossbones.[9] Later, while working with the FBI, Monica apparently is killed by Green Goblin.[10]

Other versions[edit]

Monica Chang makes her first appearance in Marvel's mainstream Earth-616 continuity in the series Avengers A.I.[11] In this series, Monica is the chief of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s A.I. Division. Monica enlists Hank Pym to help her stop Dimitrios (who evolved from the fail-safe virus used to defeat Ultron at the end of the Age of Ultron storyline) and they form the Avengers A.I. consisting of a Doombot, Victor Mancha and the Vision. During their first mission, the Avengers A.I. faced hijacked S.H.I.E.L.D. Drones which attacked a hospital in Atlanta.[12] It is revealed she is a devout Muslim.[13][14] She later prevents the end of the universe by preventing the execution of an LMD infected with a virus.[15]

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  4. ^ Burlingame, Russ (November 2, 2014). "Could the Avengers: Age of Ultron Mystery Woman Be Avengers AI's Monica Chang?". Archived from the original on September 27, 2017. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
  5. ^ Mark Millar (w), Leinil Francis Yu (a). Ultimate Comics Avengers 2 #1 (April 2010), Marvel Comics
  6. ^ Mark Millar (w), Leinil Yu (a). Ultimate Avengers vs. New Ultimates #1 (February, 2011), Marvel Comics
  7. ^ Jonathan Hickman (w), Esad Ribic (a). Ultimate Comics Ultimates #3 (October, 2011), Marvel Comics
  8. ^ Sam Humphries (w), Scot Eaton (a). Ultimate Comics: Ultimates #21 (February, 2013), Marvel Comics
  9. ^ Michel Fiffe (w), Amilcar Pinna (a). All-New Ultimates #12 (January 2015), Marvel Comics
  10. ^ Brian Michael Bendis (w), David Marquez (a). Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #3 (July, 2014)
  11. ^ Doran, Michael (March 20, 2013). "Marvel Announces ULTRON-Spin-off AVENGERS A.I. Ongoing". Newsarama. Archived from the original on October 6, 2015. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  12. ^ Sam Humphries (w), Andre Lima Araujo (a). Avengers A.I. #1 (July, 2013), Marvel Comics
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  14. ^ Sam Humphries (w), Andre Lima Araujo (a). Avengers A.I. #4 (October, 2013), Marvel Comics
  15. ^ Sam Humphries (w), Andre Lima Araujo (a). Avengers A.I. #12 (April, 2014), Marvel Comics