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sony

In Reply To
Fuzzy Elf

Subj: Re: Wanda's Hair and Eye Color
Posted: Wed Dec 29, 2004 at 02:32:37 am EST
Reply Subj: Re: Wanda's Hair and Eye Color
Posted: Tue Dec 28, 2004 at 11:06:56 pm EST

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> > > I was sure it was red. Or a dark red.
> > >
> > > But on the cover of the Avengers Disassembled TPB it is black. In Ultimate X-Men it is black. Are these just colorist mistakes, or did she dye it recently? I haven't been up to date or reading Avengers like I should. I will definately pick up some back issues.
> >
> > It is naturally black but she dyed it red for years.
>
> Wrong way around. According to every official Marvel handbook, she's naturally auburn, but dyed it black in her early years, just like Black Widow used to.
>
> She's never kicked the hair-dye habit, though, and has had brown, or full-on red hair on some occasions (in other words, different colorists are inconsistent), so there's no problem with her going back to the black dye.
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> I hereby propose that her eyes being green instead of their natural blue, in vol.3, be a sign that something was wrong with her, that none of the team noticed.

And Ultimate Wanda has always been portrayed with black hair. We've never been told if it's dyed, but change is a woman's perogative, after all. ;\-\)

> > > > I was sure it was red. Or a dark red.
> > > >
> > > > But on the cover of the Avengers Disassembled TPB it is black. In Ultimate X-Men it is black. Are these just colorist mistakes, or did she dye it recently? I haven't been up to date or reading Avengers like I should. I will definately pick up some back issues.
> > >
> > > It is naturally black but she dyed it red for years.
> >
> > Wrong way around. According to every official Marvel handbook, she's naturally auburn, but dyed it black in her early years, just like Black Widow used to.
> >
> > She's never kicked the hair-dye habit, though, and has had brown, or full-on red hair on some occasions (in other words, different colorists are inconsistent), so there's no problem with her going back to the black dye.
> >
> > I hereby propose that her eyes being green instead of their natural blue, in vol.3, be a sign that something was wrong with her, that none of the team noticed.
>
> And Ultimate Wanda has always been portrayed with black hair. We've never been told if it's dyed, but change is a woman's perogative, after all. ;\-\)

Her hair is auburn. Back in the 60s it was fashionable to dye one's hair black (look at Priscilla Presley).