Monday, August 05, 2019

"Black Cat" Movie

Marvel Comics' "Black Cat" #3, in support of Columbia Pictures developing "Black Cat", live-action feature, is written by Jed MacKay and illustrated by Travel Foreman, with covers by J. Scott Campbell and In-Hyuk Lee, available August 7, 2019:

"...surprising no one, a heist by 'Black Cat' of the 'Sanctum Sanctorum' belonging to 'Doctor Strange' has gone horribly wrong.

"Now, 'Felicia Hardy' and her crew are under attack in a place where any wrong turn or opened door means certain death. It would take an insane amount of luck to get out alive..."

"'Spider-Man' connects to a lot of characters," said Sanford Panitch, President of Columbia Pictures. "There are villains, heroes, and antiheroes, and a lot are female characters, many of whom are bona fide, fully dimensionalized and unique..."

'Black Cat', according to Panitch " enough of her own character with a great backstory and a canon of material to draw from, to justify her own film..."

The character 'Felicia' (Felicity Jones), assistant to villain 'Harry Osborn', made her live-action debut in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2".

'Black Cat' created by writer Marv Wolfman, was inspired by the Tex Avery-directed cartoon short "Bad Luck Blackie".

'Black Cat' debuted in "The Amazing Spider-Man" #194 (July 1979).

"...'Felicia Hardy', the daughter of a world-renowned cat burglar had developed a 'thing' for 'Spider-Man'.

"After suffering a traumatic event as a college freshman, she trained herself in various fighting styles and acrobatics and, after deciding to follow in her father's footsteps, adopted her costumed identity as the 'Black Cat'..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Black Cat"...