Marvel Comics January 2010 (W) Paul Cornell (A) Tom Raney, John Paul Leon (CA) Adi Granov Natasha Romanoff has had a long and convoluted history, as her loyalties have traveled from one organization to another, but she's long been loyal to S.H.I.E.L.D. and the United States. But deep within a former Soviet computer, a program awakens that threatens everything she holds dear. The Icepick Protocol has been activated, and assigned to her. Now she has to find out what that means, while trying to protect everyone she loves.