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For one, Spider-Man/Black Cat is intrinsically different than Gwen or MJ comic at the timet – the relationship always seemed destined to fail. Too bad we'll never see those moments between Spider-Man x Black Cat for a As just plain ole Peter Parker(excluding his long term relationships with Mary. also known as Felicia Hardy, Black Cat is a professional cat burglar with a complicated relationship with Spider-Man. Their on-and-off.
However despite her anger during her ruse, Felicia begins to fall back onto her desire to love Peter. Spider-Man comes home to discover Black Cat discussing her plans to ruin his life by framing him for murder, during a telephone-conversation with The Foreigner. Before he can catch her, she escapes. Keating into revealing evidence as Peter Parker. Later she clears Spider-Man of his murder charge. In the end, the Black Cat double-crosses the Foreigner and Spider-Man, detailing her plan and her feelings towards Peter in a letter, also explaining that she has fled to Paris in order to start a new-life.
She realizes that she sincerely cares for Thompson,  but when she proposes marriage he refuses her, saying that he was only interested in her because she was the ex-girlfriend of his idol, Spider-Man, but is implied that Flash actually cared for her. In the process, the Black Cat's cat-like abilities are completely erased.
Pumaher new sexual interest notes that Felicia may still have some romantic inclinations toward Peter. Thus, feeling rejected and angry, Felicia begins to consider returning to villainy. Spider-Man caught up to her, reminding her that she was the one that dumped him. She and Puma had ended their relationship, so she and Spider-Man share a kiss,  and later they slept together with the lights off, so Felicia could not see Peter's face. In the series, Felicia became caught up in the events of "The Gauntlet" and "Grim Hunt" storyline after her mother Lydia was kidnapped by the members of the Kravinoff family.
After removing the duct tape from her mother's mouth, Felicia discovered that the Kravinoffs had strapped an explosive device to her wrists in order to kill both of them. Together they managed to defeat Tramma and save Spider-Man, and agreed to become friends afterwards. Since Spider-Man was with her at the time of the robbery he knew that she was innocent, and he recruited Matt Murdock a. Daredevil to help prove her innocence. It was later revealed that the criminal organization Black Spectre framed her to test her as part of their plot to recruit the Black Cat to their side and offer her a huge cash reward for retrieving a device that Matt Murdock has in his possession.
Afterwards she goes to Matt's apartment and they start a relationship which is part of her plan. Felicia attempts to flirt, but suddenly Superior Spider-Man attacks her punching her straight into her face taking out a tooth in the process. Superior Spider-Man continues the assault reminiscing about how he once tried to kill her, but now he was just apprehending her as a criminal. This leaves Felicia totally shocked and angry while swearing revenge after Superior Spider-Man wraps her in webbing.
Felicia then makes contact with Electro, suggesting that they collaborate in seeking revenge on Spider-Man. However she does not understand them, and opts to 'steal' someone who does. Sajani has had enough of Peter's constant disappearances and vows to make Peter see how he deals with everything without her help.
Black Cat then pulls her away, commenting on her perfect timing. Black Cat and Electro later show up at a meeting between Mister Negative and Phil Urich who is now leading the remnants of the Goblin Underground as the self-proclaimed Goblin King where they throw Eel's body in between them.
Black Cat states to Mister Negative and Phil Urich that she has heard about how they were outed by Spider-Man and wants in on their plan. During Peter's interview on the Fact Channel, Electro attacks the security team on the channel and Black Cat arrives announcing her demand that if Spider-Man does not show up in fifteen minutes, Peter will be dead.
Electro complains about the plan but Black Cat stays determined that Spider-Man will show up, but then Silk arrives to confront the both, giving Peter the time to change into Spider-Man and jump into action, naming Silk. Jonah Jameson remains on the channel forcing the cameraman to film the action. Spider-Man tries to convince Black Cat to stop even while she does not believe his story of being mind-swapped.
Black Cat deviate one of Electro's bolts hitting Spider-Man, knocking him down in the process. Although Electro accepts being depowered when his uncontrollable abilities prove dangerous even to himself, Black Cat continues her vendetta against Spider-Man regardless of who is behind the mask.
Deadpoolwhere she is revealed to have used an associate's expertise in mind control to infiltrate New York's law enforcement and judicial systems, and create an army of "drones" out of the patients and staff of Brooklyn Psychiatric. When a hacker who had acquired a list of all active S. When cornered by the trio and the authorities, Black Cat murders the mind control specialist, and escapes by switching places with her arresting officer, a sleeper agent.
Black Cat shows him various items and tells him that even she cannot steal everything and sometimes must pay for them and asks him how is she supposed to do that when nobodies like him do not pay her weekly cut. Ringer tells her he did not pay because he was captured by Silk, owed the Spot for getting him out of jail, and had to pay the Tinkerer for new equipment. He also tells Black Cat they worked in some works before and remembers her having a heart and asks for compassion. Black Cat hesitates long enough for the Ringer to attack them, hitting her in her arm before she takes him down.
Black Cat tells Ringer that he will make three times the cut and will also serve as an example by having Killer Shrike and Melter beat him up. Black Cat is surprised Ringer could tag her as she normally is more lucky. She wonder if it was luck to remind her of who she is now and tests her luck with one of the casino's machines and wins.
Black Cat notices that lately the harder she listens to the part of her that tells her not to let anyone put her down, the more her luck gets off the charts. She remembers her life in the elite class before she lost it all. Melter and Killer Shriek bring in Ringer and Black Cat tells him to spread the word that no one steals from her.
In the present day at a museum, Regina Venderkamp, the woman who bought all the items confiscated from the Black Cat in an auction, presents the same painting that Felicia did. However, the lights go out for a moment and the painting is gone. An enraged Regina and her bodyguards go to her apartment only to find all of her treasures gone. She goes upstairs to see if she also took everything there, despite a bodyguard protesting since Black Cat could still be there.
Black Cat then appears and says she couldn't leave without Regina learning that no one takes from Black Cat without paying. Regina orders her bodyguards to attack, but Black Cat quickly takes them out.
She reflects that her bad luck powers seem to work better when she is ruthless and she may have been holding back before. Black Cat throws one of her claws to Regina's neck causing her to pass out. Hours later, Regina wakes up handcuffed to a chair at Black Cat's hideout. Black Cat contemplates almost all of the items that were confiscated and those she retrieved with only one missing.
Jay asks her why did she took them as she doesn't need money and they didn't do nothing to her. Felicia pours gasoline around her apartment and tells Jay he is wrong as they bought her things in the auction, a collection she spent years acquiring. She tells him that's the problem with possessions, they can break, you can lose them or they can be taken.
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And when that happens, everyone thinks they can take what's yours unless you prove them wrong. She says that nothing and no one will have that hold on him before setting the apartment on fire.
She tells him to save them if he wants as she made her point and the more people know the better. Parker tries to convince her that this isn't her but she tells him that the Felicia he knew is gone and she is done being who others want. She tells her that she controls her fate and anyone who stands before that will also be gone. Spider-Man manages to save Aunt May, J.
In the Slide-A-Way Casino, Black Cat tells her men that they have seen what happens when they stay on her good side and what happens when they cross her. But from now on, there's nothing holding her back and no limit to what she will do. Unbeknownst to Black Cat, Silk is secretly doing working undercover for S. She was later informed about Janus undergoing Terrigenesis and arrived at the scene.
She, Fancy Danand Janus Jardeesh evaded capture. Afterwards, Black Cat decided to lay low for a while. She hired ex-Army Ranger Lee Price to accompany Scorpion to the black market sale where there was shootout with Tombstone's gang. Steven to free Spider-Man from Price's control. Afterwards she and Spider-Man make peace, and later Eddie Brock convinces Black Cat to give up being a crime boss and go back to being a vigilante.
As an honorary member of the Guild, she was able to allow the two to break in and fight off Guild members until the rest of the heroes showed up to reclaim their items. Later that night, Felicia tells Spider-Man that her darker mentality didn't start when Doctor Octopus arrested her, but instead when she forgot Spider-Man's secret identity as a result of Doctor Strange making everyone forget it after Civil War, feeling that she lost a significant part of her life in the process.
In response, Peter takes off his mask and reveals his secret to Felicia, which she gladly accepts. Later, a test induced by the Kingpin gave her the psionic ability to affect probability fields; essentially, she could produce "bad luck" for her enemies.
This ability also had the side effect of eventually causing problems for anyone spending long periods of time around her. Doctor Strange eventually tampered with her powers that briefly removed her bad luck abilities, along with the unwanted side effect. However, this magical tampering temporarily endowed her with cat-like abilities, giving her night visionretractable talons in her fingertips, superhuman speed, strength, agility and endurance, proportionate to a cat.
She is physically very strong and athletic and has great physical endurance. She is an excellent street fighter capable of taking on several armed assailants and incapacitating them without being injured herself. She is trained in several martial arts styles, including Judo and Goju Ryu Karate.
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Hardy is a talented photographer; while dating Spider-Man she takes pictures of the hero that he admits are better than his own work.
She wears earrings that interact with the balance centers of her brain to grant her enhanced agility. She has contact lenses that let her see in various ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum, such as infrared and ultraviolet. Her costume contains micro- servos that enhance her strength above normal human levels. The gloves of her costume contain steel micro-filaments, which form retractable claws at the fingertips when she flexes her fingers triggering a magnetic surge which condenses the filaments into polarized talons which enable her to tear through most surfaces and easily scale walls.
Using this equipment, the Black Cat has been able to beat enemies who have superhuman abilities. The Black Cat has a miniature grappling hook device hidden in the "fur" of each glove, designed by her father Walter Hardywhich enables her to swing from buildings in a manner similar to Spider-Man, though not quite as fast.
She can also use the cable from this device as a tightrope, wall scaling device, swing line, or as a weapon in combat.
Reception[ edit ] Black Cat was ranked as the nd greatest comic book character of all time by Wizard magazine. The Kingpin knows this and has Bullseye and Elektra beat her, while he throws her out a window. She survives and tells Luke that they have been set up, along with the Wolfpack and the Dragons. She takes part in the final battle at Genosha. Art by Tommy Ohtsuka. In the Marvel Mangaverse continuity, Black Cat is cybernetically enhanced.
She was originally a simple thief, who stole a cursed magical amulet for its monetary value, but this act attracted the attention of Matt Murdock, the Devil Hunterand she was cut in half. The Kingpin of Crime reconstructed her body with cybernetics, including a shut-down mechanism he planned to activate if she failed to serve him. After completing her mission for the Kingpin, he claimed to have permanently deactivated the mechanism, but whether he kept his word or not remains to be seen.
She is still Spider-Man 's old flame, but in the New Mangaverse storyline with Spider-Man having chosen Mary Jane Watson over her she is trying to move on, and is now showing a romantic interest in Wolverine though by the end of the story arc it is clear that she has a hidden agenda as she is later seen with Nick Fury.
He punches a hole straight through her. Dead Days during events set after her appearance above which happened in Marvel Zombies vs.
The Army of Darknessshe appears alive and well, also uninfected on one of S. Their Reed Richards is evil. A lot of the costumes are from different eras in our world. We assumed it was obvious from the context that in the MZ world, Felicia Hardy has a twin sister, Felicity Hardy, who is the costumed adventurer known as Night Cat. She has begun a romantic relationship with Diana, a woman she works with, a fact that has produced tension between herself and her daughter.
Howard figured out that the informant was playing possum on orders from a simian version of Wilson Fisk who wanted to take his main rival, the Cat Lady, down. She confronts him and Adrian Toomes at a bar but they are both arrested as Howard planned. Howard kept the informant, Peter Possum, alive to get the reward money from the district attorney and to have Peter testify against Felecia. Fairy Tales[ edit ] Issue 1 of Spider-Man: Mary Jane owns a black cat named Felicia.
Eyes without a Face, she takes on a more prominent role, sheltering Peter after he is almost killed by Sandmanas well as dating Crime Master. Jean was resurrected by the Jackal in 's "The Clone Conspiracy" arc only to die once more, this time under more heroic circumstances. Deb had come to New York to escape an abusive marriage and began dating Peter.
Due to Peter's record-setting terrible boyfriend behavior, Deb suspected that he was Spider-Man.
After hearing about her tragic past and in part blaming himself for her recent struggles, Peter decided to reveal his secret identity Lian works for the Shanghai branch of Pete's own Parker Industries and although their company designs tech for Spider-Man, Lian is as clueless as the rest of the employees when it comes to the wall-crawler's secret identity. Spider-Man learns that Lian had been stealing Parker Industries tech in exchange for medical treatment for her ailing mother, after which he offers to join forces to take down her blackmailers, the Zodiac.
Even though she also offered to kill Spidey to get Zodiac off of her back. In Ultimate Spider-Man Annual 1, Kitty calls Peter out of the blue for a date and they have a totally awkward teenage conversation on their cordless phones.
Remember when the Ultimate Universe was the fresh and modern revamp? Peter then creepily googles Kitty to probably make sure he picked the "hot" X-Man. After one date at the mall, some crime-fighting, and a passionate kiss, he and Kitty start getting serious. The two's crime-fighting escapades put a strain on their relationship and, when Peter and Mary Jane reconcile, Spidey and Shadowcat call it quits even though deep down Kitty still held Peter close to her heart.
Liz finally told Peter how she really felt during their high school graduation, but at that point "Puny Parker," as Flash used to call him, was over it.