Marvel Comics Presents #70 (1991): Black Widow and Darkstar

Former Champions team-mates Black Widow and Darkstar team-up to save Red Guardian.  But Red Guardian now goes by “Starlight” and is being bullied by The Presence, who we’ve seen before but, I must confess, has never made sense to me as a character.  What even is he?  We know he gave “birth” to Darkstar’s power source—so he’s kind of her daddy.

It ends without a change to the status quo, as Starlight seems to be in love with her abusive “lover(?)”

The story isn’t terrible, but…Yeah, it’s terrible.  No real explanation for any of this confusing crap and we get a female going back to the guy who abuses her.  Uncool.

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