Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class Human

Occupation: Criminal

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Black Widow (Natasha Romanova), Mr. Lin

Known Relatives: Iron Scorpion (brother)

Aliases: Posed as Mr. Lin

Base of Operations: Shanghai in the Peoples Republic of China

First Appearance: Black Widow V#2 (March, 2014)

Powers/Abilities: Iron Scorpion is an expert marksman who often uses swords and guns in combat. He is also a master of disguise.

Height: Unrevealed; (5'8", by approximation)
Weight: Unrevealed; (150 lbs., by approximation)
Eyes: Unrevealed
Hair: Black

(Black Widow V#2 (fb) - BTS) - Black Widow killed a known murderer named the Iron Scorpion. After the man's death, his brother, a trained marksman and a master of disguise, took up the mantle of the Iron Scorpion and he made long-term plans for revenge against Black Widow. Years later, he put his plan in motion, getting involved with a group of smugglers, one of whom was the son of Mr. Lin, a known associate of the Black Widow.

(Black Widow V#2) - Black Widow arrived in Shanghai and met with Mr. Lin, who directed her toward a boat full of smugglers where he believed his son was being held against his will; Iron Scorpion was in the room, disguised as an employee of Lin's. Black Widow arrived on the boat and found it full of corpses, then Iron Scorpion detonated the boat from far away, and the Black Widow jumped clear just in time.

(Black Widow V#2 - BTS) - Iron Scorpion killed Lin and his bodyguards, then waited.

(Black Widow V#2) - Black Widow found Lin's body alongside the corpses of his guards, and Iron Scorpion attacked her, forcing her through a window and into the street below. Iron Scorpion pursued her, holding a sword and a gun at her, but when police intervened, he turned to fire on them and Black Widow escaped. Pursuing her into the streets, Iron Scorpion sparred with her again, but she tossed him aside and he was hit by a van. Iron Scorpion escaped and Black Widow knew he would come after her again one day.

Comments: Created by Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto.

This profile was completed 12/06/2020, but its publication was delayed as it was intended for the Appendix 20th anniversary's celebratory event.

Profile by Chadman.

Iron Scorpion has no known connections to:

Iron Scorpion

(Black Widow V#2 (fb) ) - Iron Scorpion was a known murderer who operated in the Black Sea. Black Widow hunted him down and watched through a scope as he killed more men, then she shot him, killing him. Iron Scorpion's brother took on his identity.

--Black Widow V#2 (fb)

Mr. Lin

(Black Widow V#2 (fb) - BTS) - A known associate of the Black Widow, Mr. Lin ran his successful business in Shanghai. When his son went missing and was believed to be with known smugglers, Lin reached out to Black Widow for help.

(Black Widow V#2) - After arriving in Shanghai, Black Widow visited with Mr. Lin and they renewed their old friendship. She promised to find his son.

(Black Widow V#2 - BTS) - Iron Scorpion killed Mr. Lin.

(Black Widow V#2) - Black Widow found Lin's body and battled the Iron Scorpion.

--Black Widow V#2 ([Black Widow V#2 (fb)], 2, [2], 2

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Black Widow V#2, p16, pan1 (main)
Black Widow V#2, p14, pan4 (face)
Black Widow V#2, p14, pan6 (original Iron Scorpion)
Black Widow V#2, p10, pan6 (Mr. Lin)

Black Widow V#2 (March, 2014) - Nathan Edmondson (writer), Phil Noto (artist), Ellie Pyle (editor)

First Posted: 09/29/2021
Last updated: 09/28/2021

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