Valentina Vostok is a female comic superhero who features in DC Comics.
Following the Flashpoint, a new version of reality was created with a different history of events. It was shown that the Negative Woman had operated as a member of the Doom Patrol where during the events of Forever Evil they battled the Crime Syndicate of America took over the planet. (Justice League v2 #24) They later confronted the Earth-3 supervillains but were overpowered by Jonny Quick and Atomica. This led to Johnny Quick killing the Negative Woman whereupon he confronted her team mates. (Justice League v2 #27) Despite her 'death', Negative Woman was shown during the events of the Doomsday Clock where she joined the People's Heroes that were the Russian response to the revelation that many of the planet's super-powered beings were manufactured by the U.S. government. As a result, Russia sought to gather its own team of operatives in response to the American's creating superhumans. (Doomsday Clock v1 #5)
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- Valentina Vostok was created by Paul Kupperberg and Joe Staton where she made her first appearance in Showcase v1 #94 (August, 1977).
In other media
- In Legends of Tomorrow, Valentina Vostok appeared in the live-action television series set in the Arrowverse where she was portrayed by actor Stephanie Corneliussen. She was shown to had been a Soviet scientist in 1986 where she was employed by Vandal Savage and sought to create a 'Nuclear Man'. This was based on Savage's own account of seeing Firestorm a decade earlier when the time-travelling Legends had confronted him and he sought to replicate the process.
- In Young Justice, the Negative Woman appeared in the animated television series third season in the episode “Nightmare Monkeys" where she was voiced by actor Tara Strong.
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- Doomsday Clock v1: