Another low-powered Avenger the Punisher will be wary of tangling with is Natasha Romanoff, the Black Widow. “They’re from a much more similar world,” Rucka said. “I think Frank respects Natasha for who she is and what she can do, but not in the same way he respects Cap. This is adversarial respect. I think Natasha is the one person he’s been very careful not to underestimate.