Within the mid-’70s, when it seemed like her profession as «that girl hanging round Ziggy Stardust» was on its final legs, Angie began on the lookout for a brand new strategy to keep within the highlight and apparently settled on «enjoying a superhero on TV.» She initially auditioned for the weird 1974 TV film the place a powerless, monitor suit-wearing Marvel Girl battles donkey smugglers, however they turned her down — based on Newsweek, because of «her refusal to put on a bra.» Disenchanted, she seemed for different feminine superheroes to play and in some way landed on Natasha «Black Widow» Romanova, probably figuring that it was tougher for braless nipples to point out by way of a thick leather-based outfit (many years later, George Clooney would show this mistaken).
This time, Angie went straight to Stan Lee to personally safe the rights to the Widow and another superguy she occurred to be courting within the comics on the time: Daredevil. In accordance with her, the present was going to be utterly trustworthy to the comics, and Marvel was «completely concerned,» which we’re taking to imply that she was planning to incorporate the basic scene wherein Daredevil slaps Natasha within the butt.
To play the a part of Natasha’s blind lover/crimefighting associate, Angie recruited actor Ben Carruthers, greatest often known as one of many 12 leads in The Soiled Dozen. She additionally employed the lady liable for designing her ex-husband’s glamorous Ziggy Stardust costumes to do the superhero fits, which most likely explains why Daredevil is sporting purple face paint within the promotional photographs as an alternative of a masks.