It’s been Agatha Harkness all this time. The ultimate moments of the Feb. 19 episode of ‘WandaVision’ had been game-changing. Agnes revealed her true self to Wanda and confirmed a preferred fan principle. Spoilers forward!
WandaVision completely flipped the script on the finish of the seventh episode. After a disturbing day and a tense confrontation with Monica (Teyonah Parris), Agnes (Kathryn Hahn) took Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen) again to her place. Billy and Tommy had been there earlier, however they had been nowhere to be discovered. Wanda goes searching for them and discovers a darkish lair.
Agnes then reveals to Wanda that she’s truly Agatha Harkness, and she or he’s been in management this complete time. She even obtained her personal opening credit scene! So, who’s Agatha Harkness? In the event you’re a Marvel comics fan, this identify may be very acquainted. Many Marvel followers had theorized Agnes would change into Agatha. They usually had been proper! HollywoodLife has rounded up 5 key issues to learn about Agatha Harkness.
1. Agnes is Agatha Harkness.
Agnes is not only an harmless individual within the Hex. As Agatha’s opening credit say, she’s been “messing up all the pieces” in Westview. “It’s been Agatha all alongside,” she says. From the start, Agatha has been “pulling each evil string.” She’s the one who introduced again Evan Peters’ model of Pietro Maximoff. Her emotional plea for assist to Imaginative and prescient within the Halloween episode? All pretend. Oh, and she or he killed Sparky, too.
Whereas it initially appeared like Wanda has been the one in command of this new actuality the place Imaginative and prescient is alive, Agatha has truly been directing all the pieces. Wanda isn’t in management. It’s all Agatha. Agatha’s opening credit additionally give a dire warning: “It’s too late to repair something now that all the pieces has gone unsuitable.”
2. Agatha Harkness is from the Marvel comics.
Agatha is certainly not a brand new character created for WandaVision. The character was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Agatha first appeared within the Incredible 4 comics in 1970. She was initially the governess of Franklin Richards, the son of Mr. Incredible and Invisible Girl. Within the comics, she has stark white hair.
3. Agatha is an especially highly effective witch.
In her official Marvel profile, Agatha Harkness is claimed to be one of many “Earth’s strongest witches and a member of New Salem who later left the colony on her personal.” Agatha is expert at magical manipulation, which she has proven over the course of WandaVision. She additionally has a magical acquainted, a cat named Ebony. Ebony has not been seen within the present but, however Agatha has been holding a pet rabbit named Senor Scratchy round.
4. Agatha and Wanda/Scarlet Witch have a sophisticated historical past.
Within the comics, Agatha turns into a mentor to Scarlet Witch. She helps Scarlet Witch discover the depths of her magic. Nonetheless, when Wanda’s boys Billy and Tommy are revealed to be simply fragments of Mephisto’s soul, Agatha decides to erase Wanda’s reminiscence. Agatha later claims that Wanda killed her after discovering out about Billy and Tommy. She does come again to life after aiding Wanda’s organic mom, Natalya Maximoff, towards Chaos.
5. Agatha has been dropping clues about her identification.
One of many main hints is Agnes’ oval brooch that she wore on a number of events. Agatha wears an identical one within the comics. Agnes additionally introduces Senor Scratchy within the second episode. The identify is a nod to Agatha’s son within the comics, Nicholas Scratch. Within the first episode, Agnes tells Wanda that her and Ralph’s anniversary is June 2. The Salem Witch Trials befell on June 2, 1692. Agatha was a member of New Salem again within the day.